The latest from the COEDC and friends

Labour Market Challenges Significant For Central Okanagan Tourism Businesses
12.8.2015 | Invest Kelowna
Human Resources Business Walk To Tourism Businesses The second Business Walk in 2015 focussing on human resources issues within a specific industry sector was conducted by the Central Okanagan Economic Development Commission November 2-6.   Of the 44 tourism businesses interviewed, almost three…
New Economic Profile For Agriculture Released
11.24.2015 | Invest Kelowna
The Central Okanagan Economic Development Commission (COEDC) has released the Region’s first Economic Profile for Agriculture – an online document aimed at supporting new and existing agricultural land owners in the Central Okanagan by providing access to a wide range of essential information and…
2015 Business Walk: 94% Of Central Okanagan Businesses Report Positive Environment
10.26.2015 | Invest Kelowna
Within a half-day blitz on October 1st, 65 business and civic leaders walked door-to-door and connected with 374 businesses throughout Lake Country, Kelowna, Westbank First Nation, West Kelowna and Peachland during the 2015 Central Okanagan Business Walk.   The businesses reported a generally…
Agri-Tourism Business Planning Program EOI
10.15.2015 | Invest Kelowna
The Central Okanagan Economic Development Commission is accepting applications for its Agri-Tourism Business Planning Program that will provide assistance to up to eight new or early-stage agri-tourism operators in the Central Okanagan Region.
4th Annual Business Walk Is October 1st
9.22.2015 | Invest Kelowna
Award-Winning Program Focuses On Growth Solutions For Central Okanagan Businesses
How Kelowna Reinvented Itself
8.5.2015 | Invest Kelowna
Sure, it’s the heart of wine country and home to some of B.C.’s most spectacular natural wonders. And yes, retirees and tourists still come here in droves. But with a burgeoning tech sector, an acclaimed university and a boom in housing, the Okanagan’s biggest city is now taking on a decidedly…
Nominations Now Open For The 2015 Startup Canada Awards
5.8.2015 | Invest Kelowna
Startup Canada places the national spotlight on Canadian entrepreneurs, celebrating outstanding achievement in Canada’s startup ecosystem. The Startup Canada Awards celebrate and distinguish outstanding achievement in advancing Canadian entrepreneurship.
Okanagan Young Professionals Collective Earns Provincial Community Project Award
4.29.2015 | Invest Kelowna
The Central Okanagan Economic Development Commission (COEDC) is the proud recipient of the Community Project of the Year Award from the British Columbia Economic Development Association (BCEDA) for its Okanagan Young Professionals (OYP) Collective program. The award was presented at the BCEDA’s…
COEDC Recognized By EDAC
2.9.2015 | Invest Kelowna
RDCO’s Economic Development Commission Receives National Recognition As Best Of The Best.