Kick Start Kaslo & Area - Business Retention and Expansion

Wednesday, October 21, 2015 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

The report based on this event is now available at

This event happened in October 2016.



5 Speakers

5 Minutes

$5000 Boost

Our Business Retention and Expansion (BRE) report is complete and it's time to celebrate. We are bringing everyone together to present the results, share visions and gather feedback about specific actions we can take now to help North Kootenay Lake thrive.

The Kickstart Kaslo & Area event will be held on Wednesday Oct 21st in the Lighthouse Theatre at JVH School in Kaslo.

There will be a trade show starting at 6pm (free local food) with a presentation to follow. You will hear 5 community leaders speak their visions based on the report findings. You will then vote in real time to direct our Columbia Basin Trust funds towards achieving these specific results. You will also hear from Mayor Hewat and Director Watson with important updates from the Sustainable Economic Development Committee (SEDS). Come be heard and help give focus to important issues in our community!

Here is the list of our visionary speakers:

  • Business Training – Dawn Lang
  • Youth Retention & Employment – Neil Johnson
  • Growth & Expansion in Local Food – Patrick Steiner
  • Tourism Diversification – John Addison
  • Broadband Services – Randy Morse

View Survey Results at:

For more information or to book at spot at the trade show, please contact or visit the Facebook page for this event:

Trade show is open to businesses and Community Organizations.

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