District of Lake Country News Release November 29, 2012

Lake Country leverages relationships to enhance tourism marketing

Lake Country, BC – The District of Lake Country is pleased to announce a new partnership with Tourism Kelowna that recognizes Tourism Kelowna as the official community destination marketing organization for Lake Country.  Continue reading

Boys Volleyball Provincials Set for Change

Kelowna Secondary Students Cheer

Kelowna Secondary Students Will Cheer for the Host Owls during Volleyball Provincials

The more things change for Rod Belinski, the more they stay the same.

The Tournament Coordinator for the BC Boys High School Volleyball Championships declared the 48-team event “open” during opening ceremonies on November 27 at Kelowna Secondary School. Continue reading

#getsavvy – Harness the power of social opinion

Think! Social Media image

Workshop instructor: Aaron Nissen, Senior Strategist & Problem Solver.  Think! Social Media

Hello Tweeter, Facebooker, Pinterester, LinkedINer…

In a era of growing mistrust of traditional sources, consumers are increasingly turning to the opinions of their neighbours for assistance with important travel decisions and then sharing their experiences with world in the written word, through camcorders, cameras and smartphone.s  Want to make sure your business is ahead of the curve?   Then #getsavvy and grab a seat at the Dec 4th Advanced Social Media Workshop. Continue reading

KMHA Vies for Western Canadian Championship

KMHA Bantams Compete

KMHA Bantams Compete in the Kelowna International Children’s Games

After collecting a string of awards, Kelowna Minor Hockey Association (KMHA) is competing for a prestigious tournament.

KMHA submitted a bid to represent BC Hockey as host of the 2014 Western Canadian Bantam Championship, April 3-6 at Rutland Arena.

The bid was produced by Tourism Kelowna and generously supported by the City of Kelowna, Kelowna Rockets and a half dozen sponsor hotels.

KMHA won the BC Hockey President’s Award for 2011-2012 after being named BC Hockey Minor Hockey Association of the Year for 2009-2010.

Culinary Rock Stars!

Cooking up a storm!

Photo courtesy of tourismkelowna.com. Dining in Kelowna – Wild Apple.

Kelowna is so fortunate to have an abundance of locally grown food and wine. Paired with the talent and passion of the Okanagan Chef’s Association members, we look forward to many delectable culinary events in 2013! Thanks OCA for inviting me to speak with your members Monday night. We’re looking forward to partnering with you and sharing your culinary excellence with locals and visitors. Bon appétit!