How does the Okanagan Compare

It's hard to define what makes the Okanagan Special, it is a different answer for everyone but inevitably those who call the Okanagan home can point to more than a few things. The OYP undertook the challenge of trying to put some of those reasons...

co+LEARN LAUNCHES SPRING SESSIONS

co+LEARN LAUNCHES SPRING SESSIONS The founders of the popular co+Lab coworking space in Kelowna have launched a new program that will give entrepreneurs, creative and technology professionals, marketers and small businesses the opportunity to expand their skills, accelerate their professional growth, and develop a mindset of...

Marketing students present non-profits with marketing and brand strategies

What an awesome project by UBCO and Dr Ying Zhu Marketing students present non-profits with marketing and brand strategies on Mar. 26 Fourth-year students of Assistant Professor of Management Ying Zhu's Marketing Strategy course have spent this term helping 11 non-for-profit organizations gain a better understanding of...

HOW MILLENNIALS RESHAPE YOUR WORKPLACE

HOW MILLENNIALS RESHAPE YOUR WORKPLACE Josh Dukelow Part 5 of the blog series Adapting Your Chamber For The Millennial Generation. By now, you’ve seen that the rise of the Millennial generation will have a dramatic impact on our industry and our world. Chambers of Commerce, government, and communities...

Haaaave you met Meagan? The OYP Community Activator

Haaaave you met Meagan?   If not, have you been living under a rock? Just kidding, the OYP in partnership with the Ok+Lab and Digital Okanagan are more than excited to officially announce Meagan Noel as the second community activator. What the heck is an activator? Meagan’s role is to put a little...

Okanagan Employers project to hire over 75,000 people over the next five years

 For Immediate Release – June 17th 2014 The Central Okanagan Economic Development Commission announces the release of the Growing in the Okanagan 2020 Labour Market Outlook, the Okanagan Region’s first detailed look at the Region’s turnover rates, compensation data, and top occupations poised for growth and expected shortages by...

OYP and Urban Rec Team Up for Outdoor Spring Leagues

OYP Leagues The Okanagan Young Professionals Leagues and teams are a collaboration between Urban Rec Okanagan and The OYP Collective. The leagues and teams are open only to Young Professionals between the ages 25-45. Urban Rec Okanagan is helping the OYP Collective creating a dynamic, vibrant culture and community...

Your Comprehensive Guide To StartUp Week 2014

After an impressive debut last year, Startup Week Okanagan returns March 7-16th, 2014. The sophomore edition of this event is bringing back several of the most popular events that gathered over 2000 attendees, as well as adding a few new ones to the calendar. With nearly...

$62,700 in volunteer hours raised for local nonprofits

OYP Collective & Gennext Kelowna Team Up with Global Citizen Kelowna for 2nd annual TimeDRIVE Presented by MNP “$62,700 in volunteer hours raised for local nonprofits”   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, February 25, 2014       Kelowna, BC: Okanagan young professionals filled the Laurel Packing House on February 21 to take part...

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