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The Kelowna Chamber of Commerce is a welcoming not-for-profit, member-driven organization that improves the effectiveness of doing business. We are an Accredited Chamber of Commerce with Distinction, meaning that we are a chamber that is managed strategically, and that our operations reflect national standards of business excellence and best practices.

Membership gives access to a well-grounded organization and to quality business people who are focused on the growth and development of the business community.

In 2016, The Kelowna Chamber of Commerce celebrated its 110th year of service. Created to promote the interests of business in the City of Kelowna, the Chamber has been an integral part of Kelowna, one of Canada's fastest growing cities for nearly as long as the city has existed. 

Vision Statement

Leading and supporting a thriving business community.

Mission Statement:

We foster a positive business environment by providing members with leadership, advocacy and services of value.

From the largest corporations, to small and mid-sized businesses and emerging entrepreneurs, the Chamber provides its members with the support they need to both grow and maintain their business success. We provide innovative programs, cost saving business services and education.

Our accommodating staff of Chamber professionals are waiting to be your guide to enjoyable, inclusive social activities and introduce you to other business people in the region.

We act as a catalyst for business growth and opportunity, for innovation and partnerships, and for a diverse business community.  We lobby our government on behalf of business and we keep you informed of proposed regulations that can impact your business.

Get involved with the business community. Click here to join this collaborative business organization and engage at any of our various Chamber Events.

Summary of the Chamber’s Role in the Community

The Chamber is in the business of:
  • Advocacy and Public Policy
  • Skills development for business owners and their staff
  • Economic Development
  • Communication and awareness of business opportunities
  • Credibility for the Business Community
The Chamber primarily engages:
  • Businesses
  • Employees
  • Other industry specific associations and their members
  • Government entities and elected officials
  • Educational institutions and their respective students
We address these issues/needs:
  • Serve as the Voice of Business
  • Provide resources for all businesses
  • Assist small businesses
  • Address community concerns and opportunities relating to business
  • Initiate school to career partnerships
We meet member needs by:
  • Representing the voice of business
  • Championing for local business successes
  • Customizing offerings for our members
  • Providing community exposure, awareness and connections
  • Providing information and networking in a centralized place
  • Ensuring leadership and civility on community issues.