The latest from the COEDC and friends

First-Ever Startup Week Okanagan Goes Down Next Month
2.12.2013 | Invest Kelowna
The first Startup Week Okanagan will take place in Kelowna BC from March 1 through 10. Organized by community volunteers and members of Digital Okanagan, Accelerate Okanagan and Creative Okanagan, the event promises to be 10 action-packed days that combine music, education, art, entertainment,…
Key Business Resources Just a Click Away on
1.24.2013 | Invest Kelowna
The Central Okanagan Economic Development Commission (COEDC) through support of the Department of Foreign affairs and International Trade Canada has launched a newly designed and optimized website enabling the Central Okanagan to better provide and respond to inquiries about the region, as well as…
Sister Startup Communities - Guest Blog by Jeff Keen
1.18.2013 | Invest Kelowna
Blog Post written by Jeff Keen, CEO of Accelerate Okanagan, on his recent trip to Boulder, Colorado.
New Opportunities in the Manufacturing Environment
12.13.2012 | Invest Kelowna
Last time I focused on the newly released report from The McKinsey Global Institute on the changing landscape that is manufacturing worldwide. This time I want to seek out the opportunities in the report that demonstrate that there are significant opportunities in the sector that will require…
The Changing Landscape that is Manufacturing Worldwide
11.21.2012 | Invest Kelowna
A newly released report from The McKinsey Global Institute sheds light on the changing landscape that is manufacturing worldwide. The MGI group undertook research and analysis to establish a clearer understanding of the role that manufacturing plays in both developed and developing economies and…