Starting a Business


Are you dreaming of starting a business in the Central Okanagan? It’s an exciting time for any emerging entrepreneur, especially here, where entrepreneurship is a way of life. 

The COEDC team is eager to help you get your idea off the ground with resources and local connections that make all the difference.

Our Guide to Starting a Business

You have an idea that makes people’s eyes light up and you’ve got passion in spades. What else does your new business need to succeed?

From finding talent and capital, to writing a winning business plan—get inspired with the resources you need to start or expand your business in the Central Okanagan with our latest business services guide.

Why The Okanagan

Exciting growth and a vibrant entrepreneurial culture is just the start. The Central Okanagan offers endless opportunities with its four-seasons, living and working here is what dreams are made of.