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Downtown Kelowna is host to many exciting events all through the year. Whether hosted by the Association, the city, or other businesses or partners you’re sure to find something fun to do in #downtownkelowna. Find out more about what’s happening below.

October 26, 2021

Employer Education Seminar Series – Accessing Grants & Funding

Expand your talent pool and connect with student talent across UBC Okanagan, Thompson Rivers University and the University of Northern British Columbia. These three institutions, through the Interior & Northern Work Integrated Learning (INWIL) Initiative, have developed an employer resource hub to support and address the regional challenges faced by our local small and medium sized organizations when it comes to engaging student talent. Along with these resources, INWIL is hosting a number of events for local organizations in the region. The ‘Employer Education Seminar’ series will introduce and walk you through how to utilize key regional resources for engaging in work-integrated learning, such as: including how to access funding supports, and guides to hiring and onboarding student talent. Learn more about this initiative at inwil.ca.

 

2021 Dates:

Tuesday, October 26 @ 12:00PM – 1:00PM – Accessing Grants & Funding – Register Here

Wednesday, November 10 @ 12:00PM – 1:00PM – Engaging & Hiring Student Talent – Register Here

Thursday, November 25 @ 12:00PM – 1:00PM – Onboarding a Student – Register Here

October 27, 2021

Whale Wednesdays

Join Freida Whales for trivia, bingo, drag, and more! Every second Wednesday at BNA.

October 28, 2021

Expand Your Talent Pool: Introduction to Engaging Student Talent for Small & Medium Sized Organizations

 

Expand your talent pool and connect with student talent across UBC Okanagan, Thompson Rivers University and the University of Northern British Columbia. These three institutions, through the Interior & Northern Work Integrated Learning (INWIL) Initiative, have developed an employer resource hub to support and address the regional challenges faced by our local small and medium sized organizations when it comes to engaging student talent. Along with these resources, INWIL is hosting a number of events for local organizations in the region. The ‘Expand Your Talent Pool: Introduction to Engaging Student Talent’ events will introduce what work-integrated learning (WIL) is, and how to access and engage student talent in your organization. You will be introduced to the INWIL project and how the project integrates into the future of our regional economy, as well as get a first-hand look at the INWIL website hub, resources, and upcoming employer education events. Learn more about this initiative at inwil.ca.

 

2021 Dates:

Thursday, October 14 @ 12:00PM – 1:00PM – Register Here

Tuesday, October 19 @ 5:00PM – 6:00PM – Register Here

Thursday, October 28 @11:00AM – 12:00PM – Register Now

After 5

Part networking event, part foodgasm, this smorgasbord for the soul takes place in various venues in Downtown Kelowna.

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Meet Me On Bernard

SHOP great vendors and local retailers. ENJOY the atmosphere. EAT at a downtown restaurant or grab a snack from a Food Truck. PLAY in the kids zone. DANCE to the music at one of our stages – with a variety of acts there is something for everyone!

Winter Street Market

A magical day, kicking off the holiday season with thousands of visitors in the heart of Downtown. Loads of vendors and activities to get the whole family into the holiday spirit.

Taste of Downtown

Explore local eateries & drinkeries with Taste of Downtown! Celebrate Downtown Kelowna’s food & drink scene by trying delicious free samples, collecting signatures in your passport and entering to win great prizes.

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