Hiring new talent with the right mix of skills is an increasingly challenging situation in Canada’s competitive and tight labour market. Data shows this trend will continue into the next 10 to 15 years as baby boomers retire and Canada’s population of working age individuals declines.Learn More
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.Learn More
Take advantage of the award winning VK Venture Advisors program for entrepreneurs of new or existing businesses. Find out if you have all of the bases covered for your business idea or plans for growth. Each month, we choose an entrepreneur or business to participate in the VK Venture Advisors program. This opportunity allows the entrepreneur to pitch their business idea to a panel of local business professionals and industry experts. These experts provide the business with constructive feedback, insight and connections regarding the business idea.Learn More
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.Learn More
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.Learn More
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.Learn More
Employment in the construction and health industries are projected to increase an average of approximately 2.5% annually from 2016 to 2022.