Our Initiatives

LinkUp 2018
Thursday, November 22

The 3rd annual Venture Kamloops LinkUp event is going to be jam packed with inspiration, key learnings, and connections to power up your organization/business like never before. This year, we’ll be hosting panels featuring entrepreneurs who are in various stages of their business’ life, representatives from local, provincial, and national business and government support services ready to connect, a keynote speaker who works with Olympic athletes and business leaders to help them perform under pressure, a networking tradeshow, and a comedian to round out the day to bring some laughter to our lives. It’s an event you can’t miss.

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Start Here 3.0

Three of Kamloops’ leading business resource organizations (Community Futures Thompson Country (CFTC), Open Door Group and Venture Kamloops) have come together to launch a collaborative entrepreneurship resource program dedicated to providing business planning, employment skills training, finance connections and access to local business resources.

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VK Real Estate Map

Like any important investment decision, the purchase of a home should be based on the best available information. The VK Real Estate History Map is a tool that provides the opportunity to make accurate informed decisions on the housing market in Kamloops. The data it provides confirms actual sales data, as opposed to list prices. Prior sales information allows you to decide which pricing trends best suit your investment goals.

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VK Accelerate

The VK Accelerate program is intended to find creative entrepreneurs with unique product or services that offer an authentic local experience to complement and enhance our community.

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Labour Attraction Partnership

The purpose of the Labour Attraction Partnership Project is to provide strategies that employers can use to address challenges with hiring and keeping employees. The project includes five sector specific employee recruitment and retention strategies and a large resource document that has more detailed strategies and best practices that employers can implement.

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VK Inside Track

Venture Kamloops is pleased to offer Kamloops real estate market orientations to developers who are interested in capitalizing on the opportunity in our growing City. Over the next ten years Kamloops will become just the third city in BC outside of the lower mainland to exceed 100,000 residents, we can help you get on the inside track of development in Kamloops.

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