Connection

Member Connection Opportunities

The Greater Westside Board of Trade is a local association of businesses that helps raise each Member’s visibility by providing marketing, networking and sales opportunities. Business costs on essential business services are reduced by solid partnerships with top notch service providers. On the strength of our near 400 Members, positive change is advocated to & encouraged from all levels of government.

Membership Means Connections

Our Cross-Canada network gives us the breadth and depth to represent all sectors, all regions, all sizes of businesses. Connect face to face at events. Your peers are anxious to meet you!

Knowledge

Every month an expert speaker is brought in who focuses on a topic of great interest to business owners.

Connecting with Westside Business Leaders

Coupled with incredible growth these past several years there’s an exciting energy & enthusiasm on the Westside! It’s always fun to rub shoulders with other Westside Business leaders. You never know who you’ll bump into or where your new contacts will take you.

Elevated Brand Exposure

Business success is often a function of your visibility in the local market – and beyond. We highlight our members in local press releases, nominate them for awards and connect them to key business networks that help them grow.

Networking Opportunities

Networking activities are a powerful tool for our members. We put on over 20 networking events every year that build your West Kelowna Social Capital.

At our Business After Hours events, over 100 Westside business owners get together over an hors d’oeuvre & a glass of wine/juice to exchange ideas & promote their businesses. It’s not uncommon for our Mayor & other Civic Managers to attend these functions.

We also hold an Annual Golf Tournament and an Annual Awards Program, which are both great opportunities for networking.