Turn your creative ideas into a business concept

Turn your creative ideas into a business concept

If you’re like many creative types, you have a ton of ideas sprouting like seeds inside your head and new ones burst out on a daily basis. One of the first steps to creating a business is to get those ideas out of your head and down on paper. Writing ideas down makes...
Working together for resilience

Working together for resilience

Business partnerships can help when resources are stretched You can use a strategic alliance to address the “pinches” or gaps in your business, to offer new products/services or to find new business opportunities. Today, business owners are exploring many different...
Leading the chamber’s charge with enthusiasm

Leading the chamber’s charge with enthusiasm

Acacia Pangilinan talks about communicating, learning from others and being brave when seeking a career Acacia Pangilinan has been executive director of the Kamloops Chamber of Commerce since May 2019. She had been serving as interim executive director for four months...
Tourism is in Kamloops CEO’s blood

Tourism is in Kamloops CEO’s blood

Beverley DeSantis is immersed in the challenge the pandemic poses Since April 2016, Beverley DeSantis has been CEO of Tourism Kamloops, an organization in a sector among the hardest it during the COVID-19 pandemic. KTW sat down (virtually) with DeSantis to talk about...
Get to know your customers: Why do they buy?

Get to know your customers: Why do they buy?

Understanding why and how people purchase is probably the most important step in the marketing process. Business owners often miss this critical step because they assume their customers think, act and buy the same way they do. You can better understand your target...

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