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Join us in honor of International Women’s Day – Celebrate female entrepreneurship and local Innovation with stories from three inspiring women at the forefront of their industries!

This event is for you if you’re curious to know who is leading local business growth and development in Kelowna, the challenges and successes it’s taken to get them there, and what’s happening in their hubs right now! Our impressive panel includes passionate female entrepreneurs at the forefront of their industries, with real-world experience in forging new and innovation terrain.

Learn what’s happing in three important local & global sectors: Tech/Start-Up, Cannabis/Extraction, Education/Commercial & Social Ventures

Hear their stories – How they’ve gained momentum in their respective fields, the struggles and victories they’ve experienced in business, where they’re headed, what they’re excited about for the future and most importantly, what it means for Kelowna; followed by an open Q&A period!


Mouth-watering appies catered by Start Fresh included in ticket price – cash bar with Carlee England will be available!

Meet the Panelists:

Chantel Popoff – COO of Valens Agritech Ltd.
Camille Saltman – Managing Director of Entrepreneurship for UBCO
Tarynn Parker – CEO of Listing LLama

*You do not need to be a KWIB Member to attend – we welcome women of all industries and professions, whether you own a business or not; we’re all about creating networks and professional connections within our growing community!


Date: March 20th, 2019
Time: 6:00pm to 8:00pm – Appies/Networking 6-6:30pm; Connect with KWIB 6:30-7pm; Panelists, Q&A 7pm – 8pm
Venue: Innovation Centre – 460 Doyle Avenue, Kelowna BC   *NOTE: Paid street and city lot parking nearby
Price: $40 Members;  $55 for Non-Members

Portions of all event proceeds goes directly towards our non-profit affiliation for 2018/2019:

A special thanks to our Sponsors!

Our Co-Host Sponsor for the event is:

Listing Llama

Partner Sponsor:

Supporter Sponsor:


Registration deadline: March 17th, 2019 – Cancellations must be received no later than 3 days prior to event date for refund

Member – $40.00 (CAD)

Non-member – $55.00 (CAD)

Sponsorship Packages
Co-Host – $500.00 (CAD)
Partner – $300.00 (CAD)
Supporter – $150.00 (CAD)

Payment and registration will NOT be accepted at the door. Please register online in advance.  We can accept payment via eTransfer – please contact us to register at