1st Annual KWIB Rise Awards

Product Description

The Biggest & Newest Event of the Year – We’ve Pulled Out All The Stops!!

Something we’ve all been waiting for: A beautiful celebration of all local women of influence and individuals impacting change in our community.  This event is for everyone: Tickets NOW available to all KWIB Members, their colleagues and supporters (male & female), and all members of the public!

Recognizing the need to shine a spotlight on the amazing community of mentors, aspiring business women and professionals in their field, AND youth doing BIG things locally, the Rise Awards provides the chance for our community to nominate and honor the people in their lives that make a difference!


HAVE YOU NOMINATED a “BDC Woman of The Year” or “Crowe MacKay LLP Change Maker” yet? Nominate TODAY


Set to be a prestigious & inspiring evening, we are THRILLED to announce our Keynote Speaker for the 1st Annual Rise Awards – Allison Grafton, President and Founder of Rockwood Custom Homes, With special guest MC’s: Laura Didyk, Vice President & National Lead Women Entrepreneurs of Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC), and Chris Walker, host of CBC Radio One British Columbia

Get your tickets before they’re gone!!


Date: Wednesday March 18th, 2020

Location: Coast Capri Hotel, 1171 Harvey Avenue, Kelowna  – Full sit down dinner and glass of wine included in price of ticket

Dress: Formal (or come as you feel comfortable)

Time & Program: 5:00-6:00PM Registration & Networking; 6:00-7:30PM Dinner & Opening Remarks; 7:30-9:00PM Awards & Presentation


 We want to thank BDC – our Title Sponsor for “Woman of the Year” Award, as well as  Crowe MacKay LLP, our Title Sponsor for “Change Maker” Award!

Thank you so much for being a part of the very first Rise Awards! 


– Market your business or service to the rest of Kelowna – Sponsorship opportunities are available for this event and others!

Please connect with us at info@kwib.org to be added to our wait list and for availability inquiries.

Tickets are refundable up to 14 days before date of event; we thank you for your support!

Additional Information


Members, Non-Members, Complimentary, Vendor Table, Table of 8

Event Details

Date: March 18, 2020

Start time: 05:00 p.m.

End time: 09:00 p.m.

Venue: Coast Capri Hotel, Kelowna


Rise Awards are on March 18th – Biggest KWIB Event of the Year. Tickets available NOW!



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This product can only be purchased by members.