THE FUTURE OF DOWNTOWN

Business & Development

Find essential resources and tools for your business to thrive in the heart of Downtown Kamloops.

 

OUR STRATEGIC GOALS

Strategic Goal 1

Strategic Goal 2

Strategic Goal 3

Strategic Goal 1

Maintain the current culture and vibe of Downtown Kamloops to sustain current businesses.
  • Research, identify and create a position regarding what is currently working to sustain businesses
  • Initiate and strengthen dialogue and communication with external stakeholders involved in planning for downtown Kamloops. Establish KCBIA as an influential stakeholder within Kamloops discussions
  • Maintain and improve existing KCBIA programs and services that are effective

Strategic Goal 2

Create and foster an environment that enhances businesses currently located in Downtown Kamloops
  • Develop and implement initiatives to address the impact and perception of vulnerable populations on Downtown Kamloops
  • Identify and communicate solutions to perceived barriers to accessing businesses and services in Downtown Kamloops.
  • Actively promote and celebrate downtown as the social and business hub of Kamloops.

Strategic Goal 3

Encourage, facilitate, and attract new and existing businesses to locate in Downtown Kamloops.
  • Develop and implement B2B initiatives that provide support for businesses considering locating downtown and ease barriers to entry.
  • Collaborate with external stakeholders to develop and provideincentives to encourage businesses to locate downtown.
HOW WE’RE CHANGING DOWNTOWN

DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENTS

Learn more about how we’re developing the downtown core.

Downtown Kamloops is the place to be and do business in Kamloops. It is the cultural, historic, and artistic heart of our community. It has all the elements necessary to successfully set up your commercial venture. This includes available office space, zoning requirements, an available educated workforce, and the environment needed to attract and retain them.

GET INVOLVED

PARTICIPATE DOWNTOWN

Neighborhood Alliance / Gift Certificates / Signage / Sponsorships / Event Registration

There are a plethora of reasons and options for businesses to participate in vibrant Downtown Kamloops. We offer high visibility through events and other partnerships within the community.

WONDERING WHAT’S HAPPENING DOWNTOWN?

DOWNTOWN CAP TEAM

Information / Bookings / Volunteering

The Customer Care and Patrol (CAP) Team are a group of downtown ambassadors who provide assistance to businesses, tourists, and citizens alike! The CAP Team consists of a Team Supervisor and several patrol members who focus on promoting tourism and safety in the downtown core. CAP Team members are all responsible for taking on both the roles of downtown Safety Patrollers and Ambassadors; both aspects of the program are important to the success of the team.

TOOLS FOR YOU

RESOURCES & BUSINESS PACKAGES

Research / Crime Prevention / Reports / Commercial Listings / New Business Packages

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