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  • News Release: 31/10/2019: For Immediate Release: Kamloops Business Walks


     

    For Release 3:00pm PT
    October 31, 2019
     
    Kamloops Chamber in partnership with City Council and business associations conduct business walks during Small Business Month
     
    Kamloops, BC – The Kamloops Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with City Council, Venture Kamloops, Kamloops Central Business Improvement Association and North Shore Business Improvement Association have completed 2019 Business Walks.
     
    Business Walks is a series of events that are dedicated to learning more about local businesses through short, in-person interviews. The teams visited businesses with the hopes of gathering high-level, snapshot information which will aid in developing resources. Business Walks are a foundation piece in building relationships and networks over a period of time.
     
    Some of the challenges brought forward from business owners includes:
    • The inability to attract and retain the right staff
    • Lack of awareness
    • Homelessness and social issues
    • Parking
     
    Quote Joshua Knaak, President, Kamloops Chamber of Commerce
    “Business walks are a key activity for us to learn the needs and challenges within our business community. We appreciate the important partnership with City Council as well as business association stakeholders in working to build a stronger business community”
     
    Quote Mayor Ken Christian, City of Kamloops
    “I am pleased that the Chamber is continuing to take the pulse of businesses in our community.  It is raw research such as this that fosters improvement in the business climate and moves our local economy forward.”
     
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        Media Contact
        Joshua Knaak
        President, Board of Directors
        Kamloops Chamber of Commerce
        250.819.0595