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March 2018

Startup Weekend Okanagan 2018

March 9, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - March 11, 2018 @ 10:00 pm UTC-8
Innovation Center, 460 Doyle Ave
Kelowna, BC V1Y 2A2 Canada

For all event details, please visit http://communities.techstars.com/events/11201 About Techstars Startup Weekend: Techstars Startup Weekends are 54-hour events designed to provide superior experiential education for technical and non-technical entrepreneurs. Beginning with Friday night pitches and continuing through brainstorming, business plan development, and basic prototype creation, Techstars…

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April 2018

Concert for a Cause: Million Dollar Bus Sendoff

April 21, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm PDT

Million Dollar Bus is embarking on the second leg of its journey across Canada! Join us in celebration as we prepare to hit the road on a mission to support and accelerate nonprofit community projects throughout our country. We're excited to feature live music by…

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May 2018

Leadercast 2018 sponsored by BDO

May 4, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm UTC-7
Coast Capri Hotel, 1171 Harvey Ave
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6E8 Canada

Join JCI Kelowna as we present Leadercast - the world's largest one-day leadership event, with more than 100,000 attendees participating at 700-plus locations in 20 countries around the globe. Hosted at the Coast Capri Hotel, Leadercast is a full day event. Tickets include a full…

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GenNext May Social: Presented by Interior Savings

May 8, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm PDT

Join us for the third of GenNext Kelowna’s 2018 Community Conversations Social Series. Join us at Oak and Cru in the Delta Grand for a night of networking over delectable appetizers and drinks. On May 8th, network with a conscience. Join the conversation: Buy your…

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June 2018

3rd Annual Sip & Scavenge w/ Urban Rec

June 2, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm PDT

Our 3rd Annual Sip & Scavenge is scheduled for Saturday, June 2nd. This highly anticipated event was created to thank our Urban Rec Okanagan members and add value for being apart of our community. All team spots will be open to URO members ONLY to…

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July 2018

The OYP Sugarplum Ball

July 7, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 11:59 pm UTC-7
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Ave
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada

In 2015, Mayor Colin Basran was dubbed “Mayor Sugarplum” after approving the city’s first rainbow crosswalk. Mayor Basran’s acceptance lead to the creation of OYP Sugarplum Ball, which strives to celebrate and embrace diversity in our community. This year, the Okanagan Young Professionals and Okanagan…

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Rene Bourgault Legacy Golf Tournament

July 20, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm UTC-7

This annual golf tournament, which was created by Rene, a JCI Kelowna member, will be bringing together over 140 professionals for an exceptional afternoon on the links. Funds raised will create a grant through Community Futures to provide start-up funding to an outstanding young entrepreneur…

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November 2018

Young Professional Coffee Social

November 21, 2018 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am PST
Pulp Fiction Coffee House, 1598 Pandosy St
Kelowna, British Columbia Canada
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Join the OYP Collective and Pushor Mitchell Lawyers for coffee and conversation. Are you new to town, a fresh face to business, or just looking to make new contacts? Why not get your daily dose of caffeine while meeting great young professionals in the community?…

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February 2019

OYP Coffee Social, in partnership with Valley First

February 20 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am PST
Pulp Fiction Coffee House, 1598 Pandosy St
Kelowna, British Columbia Canada
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Start your day with great coffee and great people! Hello 2019! It's our first coffee social of the year. Whether you are new to town, a fresh face to business, or just looking to start your Wednesday morning with like-minded young professionals, come join us…

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Kelowna Speakers League

February 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm PST
Tree Brewing 2nd Floor, 1346 Water St
Kelowna, V1Y 9P4
Free

This is a casual networking opportunity for speakers of all skill levels to meet and workshop/practice your presentations, speeches while developing your public speaking skills in a safe and welcoming environment. Every major sports league has a development league. Why not one for speakers… We…

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ChangeUP: Presented by Valley First

February 28 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm PST
Kelowna Innovation Centre, 460 Doyle Ave
Kelowna, V1Y 0C2
$30 – $45

Come and Celebrate Social Entrepreneurs at ChangeUP: Presented by Valley First Doors open at 6:00pm for networking with some light snacks and refreshments. The event will start at 7:00pm. ChangeUP, brought to you by Valley First and Purppl, is a pitch style event for social…

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March 2019

Techathlon

March 7 @ 4:30 pm - April 25 @ 5:00 pm PST
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Weekly virtual tech challenges sent by email and Facebook
$500

8 Ridiculous Challenges - 1 Amazing Cause; This 8 week challenge brings together Okanagan tech companies for some friendly, fund competition and a common cause. 100% of the proceeds will be donated to CODEanagan, a non-profit program that connects disadvantaged youth to future tech opportunities…

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RBC Solve it, Pitch it, Win it! Quick Pitch Challenge – Hosted by e@UBCO

March 26 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm PDT
Innovation Centre, 460 Doyle Ave
Kelowna,
Free

RBC Solve it, Pitch it, Win it! Quick Pitch Challenge This is your chance to help make Kelowna a better place to live, work and play for young professionals, show off your pitching skills and compete for cash prizes. Prizes range in value from $1250…

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May 2019

Spring Mystery Networking Event

May 23 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm PDT
Valley First Credit Union, 507 Bernard Ave
Kelowna, British Columbia V1Y 8R2 Canada
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$20

The Valley First Community Collective, Okanagan Young Professionals Collective and Impulse Escape Room, have partnered together to bring you the spring Mystery Networking Event. We are changing the way of traditional mix and mingle networking and hosting experiential events where you can try something you…

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Once Upon a Stigma

Free

An Evening of Sharing Stories and Breaking Stigmas 1 in 5 people in Canada will experience a mental health challenge or illness this year. Whether you are that one person, or part of the other four, learn how you can help. Join us for a…

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June 2019

Beyond the Discomfort Workshop

June 4 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm PDT
Okanagan coLab, 1405 St Paul St #201
Kelowna, V1Y 2E4
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$20

What do words like Diversity, Inclusion, Racism, Privilege mean as we exit the industrial age to fully embrace technology and information? Join local inspirational speaker, facilitator and poet Rawle James as he takes you on a three hour adventure of our past, present and future…

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OYP Stigma Stroll and Brunch

Free

Join fellow young professionals and keep the conversation about mental health going on the Kelowna leg of the Stigma Stroll, followed by refueling and socializing over brunch at MTL. The details: 8:45 am - OYP'ers meet at Third Space Coffee 9 am - The Kelowna…

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Young Professional Coffee Social

June 26 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am PDT
Bean Scene Downtown, 371 Bernard Avenue
Kelowna, B.C. V1Y 6N6 Canada
Free

This isn't your traditional networking event... Connect with new friends and other young professionals in a casual, friendly environment at our June Coffee Social, in partnership with Grant Thornton! Location: Bean Scene Coffee Works - 371 Bernard Avenue Join us if you are: - New…

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July 2019

Bridging the Student and Business Community Gap

July 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm PDT
Okanagan coLab, 1405 St Paul St #201
Kelowna, V1Y 2E4
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Are you an Okanagan College or UBC Okanagan student looking to get connected into the local business community? Join us for the first luncheon in our series "Bridging the Student and Business Community Gap" on Thursday July 18, 2019 at 12 p.m. The series will…

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OYP Office Crawl

July 19 @ 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm PDT
Valley First (Innovation Centre), 304-460 Doyle Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 0A2 Canada
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Summer is here and there is nothing better than kicking off your weekend with OYP! The Office Crawl is a chance to get to know other great young professionals as we "crawl" through downtown Kelowna visiting one office per hour. Sip, socialize and enjoy snacks…

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