Looking to switch up your work-from-home routine? We're partnering with the Okanagan coLab to offer you the chance to try a free day of coworking!
During the day, you'll experience a taste of coworking, as well as some of coLab's events where you can learn, share and network - and we'll have a few OYP surprises!
What to expect:
You'll be sitting at a workstation near fellow young professionals, all working independently - so bring your laptop, charger and any other work you want to do! coLab has a fantastic space with free wifi, coffee and tea, a kitchen and a lounge.
8 a.m. Doors Open
Come in anytime and get set up (Psst..you don't have to come this early, you are welcome to get those extra zzz's and join later in the morning)
12 p.m. BYOL
Bring your own lunch, or pick one up from one of the many fantastic local cafes and get to know others from the coworking community.
5 p.m. - Doors Close
Finish your day whenever you choose, coLab doors close at 5 p.m.
The day will also be filled with delicious snacks, and a few surprises!
Coworking is a shared but independent working environment.One of the greatest benefits of coworking is that it provides a wider range of networking opportunities. Other benefits of coworking include:
Provides collaboration opportunities
Offers greater flexibility
Provides a sense of belonging and purpose
About Okanagan coLab
coLab is so much more than just coworking - it's community and culture! Since 2011, Okanagan coLab has been supporting new entrepreneurs and inspired creative professionals to work in a new way - through coworking. We are a community of people who choose to work together to make our work, our lives, our cities, and our communities better.
The coLab has been home hundreds of people - helping them find their career path, start and grow a business, and be a part of an amazing community. Being a coworking space means we live through values of Community, Creativity, Collaboration, Productivity, and Fun.
About OYP Collective
The Okanagan Young Professionals (OYP) Collective is a program of the Central Okanagan Economic Development Commission, and a hub of resources to help build community and create opportunities for young people. There's no membership and we don't sell anything (other than why it's so great to live here). All are welcome to join in (ie. we don't I.D.) to connect with other awesome young professionals in our community!
Okanagan coLab 1405 Saint Paul Street ##201 Kelowna
To increase the number of technology companies that start and grow in the Okanagan
We do this in two ways:
1. Helping to develop and support a vibrant entrepreneurial, creative and innovative technology community.
Our community ranges from students and aspiring entrepreneurs to startups and early stage companies; as well as established technology companies and the wide range of service providers who are critical to our industry
Our objective is to encourage people to start and grow technology companies!
2. Offering programs that support entrepreneurs and technology companies looking to start, accelerate and grow.
These programs combine elements such as needs assessments, hands on coaching, mentorship, and access to world class expertise - including connections provincially, nationally and internationally.
Our objective is to help entrepreneurs and companies accelerate their growth and maximize their opportunity