Taking a risk and going out on your own… is worth it. Growing a business and building a team… is a lot of fun. Doing it all while around fellow entrepreneurs and creatives… even better. StreetText first joined coLab about 4 years ago. We were outgrowing our one-room office and were looking for some extra […]
In case you missed it, the Okanagan coLab recently launched our new events space, Affinity Hall. There have also been some substantial renovations happening over the last year or so, and now, we’re reflecting on the changes that are making coLab a cooler place to work. Affinity Hall – as well as […]
Kelowna is home to no shortage of fantastic eateries at every price point. But when it comes time to take a client to lunch, drinks, or dinner, not all restaurants are created equal. At a business lunch, the venue you choose says a lot about who you are as a person, and the ambiance at […]
December is party season at coLab, and we’re already getting into a festive mood. We’ve got tons of opportunities for our members and followers to get in on the holiday fun, so check out these great events & initiatives coming up this month! FOOD AND MORE FOOD! The coLab Festive Potluck Returns The […]
Luan Jardine has joined coLab as our new official Cat Herder. coLab’s team has added another new member! You’ve no doubt noticed Luan’s shiny, happy face in the coLab. Luan has joined the coLab team as our Cat Herder (or “Project Coordinator”, if you want to be pedestrian about it), and she’ll be putting her […]
It’s been a busy summer at the Okanagan coLab. New members, returning members, and lots of super fun events – not to mention all the dust we’ve been kicking up with the renovation. (And let’s not forget the fact that coLab is turning SIX this month! Correct us if we’re wrong, but we’re fairly certain […]
Dylan Ranney on the drums. Photo Credit: Miles Overn Photography. coLab is blessed with an abundance of great art from talented local artists hanging on the walls. From the tiny floppy drive paintings to the Victorian-style oil portrait of coLab member Josh Ansell, there’s lots of great imagery splashed everywhere you go, making the […]
There’s a friendly new face welcoming visitors to the coLab. If you’ve happened to pass by the coLab reception area in the past little while, you’ve likely noticed Annika Nebe fielding phone calls, sending emails, scanning documents, or making (really good) coffee. Annika has joined the Okanagan coLab as our official Community Animator, and we […]
Pierre Rondier is usually pretty quiet. He grabs his usual hotdesk seat in the morning, pours himself a coffee, adjusts his round glasses, and then it’s head-down, work mode. Get him talking though and you’ll find yourself an unmatched interlocutor.
On November 19th co+Lab tried something new. Something different. We wanted to #GetLoud for mental wellness. Rather than host another traditional workshop Shane and I wanted to create an evening experience complete with conversation, live music, and speakers sharing their experiences and struggles with mental wellness.