Why should you participate in the International e-Commerce Essential Workshop in Kelowna on April 17?
  • Discover what online marketing strategy will best achieve your international e-commerce sales goals
  • Learn which tools and platforms can help you predict current and future global demand for your product or service
  • Understand how to mitigate against cyber crime, fraud risk, and international currency fluctuations
  • Protect your intellectual property in order to keep your ideas protected at home and abroad
  • Create an integrated online strategy to drive traffic to your website and increase conversion
Did we mention Kelowna Chamber members can attend for free - a $400 value? (contact jenna@kelownachamber.org for promo code)
"I wish this program was available many years ago. Learning best practices, hints and tips would have saved us time and money instead of going through costly trial and error." - Kryton International Inc. 
LAST CALL - Registration for State-of-the-City closes tomorrow!
Thank you to Boyd Autobody & Glass  and Gibbons Whistler! 

This lovely gift basket (including a vehicle detailing) and two tickets to the Great Okanagan Beer Fest on May 11 will be available for bids at our Presidents Dinner on April 25. 

Thank you to these two generous members for their quick replies. We are still looking for donations and would greatly appreciate any help!  

If you'd like to contribute, please kindly complete the form and send back to communications@kelownachamber.org
Kelowna Chamber Executive Director Dan Rogers pitched in to moderate the discussion with the Honourable Bill Morneau, Finance Minister, on March 26 at Okanagan College. Mr. Morneau stopped by Kelowna to talk about the 2019 Federal Budget. 
2019 Valleywide Expo Tickets on Sale
One of our most popular annual events. Experience what Okanagan small businesses and Chamber members have to offer - all in one convenient location!

Join us and chambers from Greater Vernon, Lake Country, Kelowna, Penticton and the Greater Westside Board of trade for the Valleywide Business Expo at Father Pandosy mission. 

Note: Exhibitor space is also now on sale. See our website for more info. 
Help Tourism Kelowna Celebrate Global Meetings Industry Day 
On April 4 at 50th Parallel Estate Winery in Lake Country, join Tourism Kelowna, Tourism Vernon, Predator Ridge Resort and conference industry leaders from throughout the Okanagan in spotlighting the real impact that business meetings, conferences, conventions, incentive travel, trade shows and exhibitions have on people, businesses and communities during the annual Global Meetings Industry Day (GMID) celebrations. 

Wine and Dine at BC's Hospitality Summit
Register for the annual forum in Kelowna on April 8-9. 

BC Hospitality Summit brings together hospitality industry owners and leaders to learn new skills and trends, forge profitable business relationships, and adapt to the changing business world. 

Use the special discount code BCHS080 to receive $50 off the full conference price. 

Welcome New Members
(clockwise from left) Kristin Wakal, Sanctuary Gardens; Dr. DJ Wombold, Pro Motion; Damir Stefanac, Associated Painters; Kane Warren, Kane9 Animal & House Care Services.
A warm welcome to the recently "plaqued" members above and the several new Chamber members who joined this month. We're very happy to have you join our family and we look forward to working together in the months and years to come!
Watch for the next issue of Connexions on April 11, 2019.
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