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Category Archives: News

Press Release – Downtown Kamloops Welcomes Marketing, Events & Brand Management Specialist

KAMLOOPS – Downtown Kamloops Welcomes Marketing, Events & Brand Management Specialist The Kamloops Central Business Improvement Association (KCBIA) is excited to announce the addition of their new team member, Karla May Karcioglu, as Downtown Kamloops’ new Marketing, Events, and Brand Management Specialist. Downtown Kamloops Executive Director Carl DeSantis stated, “We are absolutely thrilled to welcome […]

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A New Vision for a Performing Arts Centre in Kamloops

For Immediate Release A New Vision for a Performing Arts Centre in Kamloops  January 8, 2019 – Kamloops, BC: A delegation led by Mr. Ron Fawcett of Kamloops presented a new vision for a Performing Arts Centre in downtown Kamloops to a full house at City Council today. Located on the former Kamloops Daily News […]

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Call for Downtown Kamloops Winter Photos!

Photographers of all skill levels and ages are invited to submit their digital photos for a chance to be featured in the Downtown Kamloops Winter Activity Guide. This year, we are looking for your winter-themed images to help showcase beautiful Downtown Kamloops while representing Shopping, Dining, Living or Playing! CLICK HERE TO READ MORE ABOUT […]

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Santa Claus Parade – Call for entries!

The annual Santa Claus Parade, sponsored by Thompson Rivers University, returns Saturday November 24th and Downtown Kamloops would like to invite you to join the biggest outdoor celebration of the winter season!   Wake up Santa will take place at 10:30 a.m. Parade starting at 11:00 a.m. This year’s Santa Claus Parade theme is “Retro […]

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Meet the 2018 Summer CAP Team

The Customer Care and Patrol (CAP) Team is excited for another great sunny season in Downtown Kamloops! We have hired two new CAP Team Members and are now out and about in full force! Let’s meet the team, starting with he new recruits: Matthew Gropp Matthew is a student at Thompson Rivers University, taking the […]

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Back Alley Art Gallery – Call for Participants

Call for artists, mural designs and artist assistants! Back Alley Art Gallery is a vital component in the KCBIA’s community beautification efforts. Our goal is to create public spaces that are friendly, supportive, appealing, and safe. This program creates community partnerships between the local business and creative communities and provides an opportunity for local artists […]

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5 Events This Weekend in Downtown Kamloops

There is something for everyone this weekend Downtown Kamloops! With nothing but sunshine and high temperatures in the forecast,  it’s the perfect weekend to get out and re-discover the buzz of our neighbourhood.   1.Friday Night Group Ride Clip in, buckle up and join a road ride with the crew from Cycle Logic on Friday, […]

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Lessons learned as an ‘honorary CAP Team member’

Lessons learned as an ‘honorary CAP Team member’ Submitted by Carl DeSantis Executive Director of the Kamloops Central Business Improvement Association Gaining a true appreciation and understanding of a community, including social challenges and opportunities, cannot be accomplished by simply sitting behind a desk and relying on the opinions of others.  As such, this week […]

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KCBIA Annual General Meeting & Awards Presentation

The Kamloops Central Business Improvement Association (KCBIA) is dedicated to maintaining a vibrant and livable downtown core that is the focal point of Kamloops. We provide value to our members through advocacy, beautification, promotion, development and preservation of Downtown Kamloops. The KCBIA’s Annual General Meeting took place Monday, February 5 at Hotel 540. The event […]

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