Kelowna was Everywhere at Canada Meet Week!

Kelowna Team at the BEICC event in Toronto

Kelowna Team at the BEICC event in Toronto

Tourism Kelowna’s Pat Gappmayr  along with Diane Wetherill from the Coast Capri Hotel, Kirsten Harrison from the Delta Grand Okanagan Resort & Conference Centre, Amber Hall from The Cove Lakeside Resort and Heather Robinson from Mission Hill Family Estate ensured that Kelowna was front and center during Canada Meet Week, April 7 – 11, 2014 in Toronto.  Once the announcement of this inaugural  line up of education, social events and interactive experiences was announced, Pat secured Kelowna sponsorships at four events throughout the week: Business Events Industry Coalition of Canada “The Zone” event, the Site (Society of Incentive and Travel Executives) Spring Social, CanSPEP (Canadian Society of Special Event Planners) Breakfast and  the MPI (Meeting Planners International) National Meetings Industry Day luncheon. Continue reading

2014 Kelowna Wine Trails guides are in!

2014 Kelowna Wine TrailsThe 2014 Kelowna Wine Trails Guides are in!  Local distribution to Kelowna hotels, attractions, wineries and hundreds of other businesses began today and in the coming weeks the guides will make their way to shelves throughout the Valley, British Columbia and Alberta through our distribution agreement with Certified Folders. Continue reading

Kelowna Brings Meeting Flavours to Vancouver Board of Trade


Some of the Kelowna Team

Some of the Kelowna team

Tourism Kelowna and eight of our meeting partners hosted members of the Vancouver Board of Trade for an evening of wine paired bites at the Miele Centre in downtown Vancouver.  The event introduced the taste of meetings and events in Kelowna to a whole new group of Vancouver companies.  Continue reading