Category Archives: Community

A Flood of Ambition: An Interview with DryFab Customs CEO Jeff Swan

Y’all know that building a business ain’t easy. It takes passion, commitment, book smarts, and a crazy amount of faith. Today on the coLab blog, we’re talking with coLabber Jeff Swan about his entrepreneurial journey and the lessons he’s learned that are helping him succeed. coLab: Where are you from? Jeff:  Winnipeg, MB coLab: What […]

The Best Places To Have Lunch Downtown

Eating together is social glue. The idea of Hungry Hungry Hustlers is to make connections, meet someone new all while eating something tasty. Bi-weekly on Thursdays, coLab chooses different downtown local eateries for members and their guests to grab lunch. The coLab members listed their favourite places to have lunch downtown and we want to […]

What Coworking Means: An Interview with Content Czar Mike Straus

Coworking Week is coming up, and here at coLab, we’re asking members what coworking means to them. Today, we’re talking with coLabber Mike Straus about the meaning of coworking and how coworking has impacted his life. Mike is a freelance copywriter and longtime coLab member with a lot to say about coworking. COLAB: If you […]

Top 10 Instagram Photos From Kelowna’s Tech Community

Kelowna’s tech community is a great place to hang out, meet cool people, do awesome work, have fun, and build cool stuff. And that’s exactly what these 10 photos show. We’ve rounded up 10 of the best Instagram posts we’ve seen recently, to share with you all the rad stuff that’s been happening in the Kelowna […]

coLab Bells: Ringing in the Holidays with a Festive coLab-Themed Carol

Because why the heck not?   It’s official: The holiday season is upon us. (Insert excited dancing and/or heart attack of “there’s so much left to get done” -ness here.)   This week on the coLab blog, we’re getting into the festive spirit with a coworking-themed rendition of Jingle Bells, written by your friendly neighbourhood Content Czar […]

Spinning Funnels, Building an A-team, and Tasting Coffee – Out of the coLab

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 […]

The Inside Scoop on Affinity Hall: An Interview with Jules Galloway

      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 […]

Foodie Heaven: Best Downtown Kelowna Restaurants for Hosting Business Meetings

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 […]

‘Tis the Season! Check out These Fun Holiday Events at coLab

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 […]