Partnerships & Programs

Kamloops Entrepreneurial Connection

Three of Kamloops’ leading business resource organizations (Community Futures Thompson Country (CFTC), Open Door Group and Venture Kamloops) have come together to launch a collaborative entrepreneurship resource program dedicated to providing business planning, employment skills training, finance connections and access to local business resources.

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Export Navigator Program

The Export Navigator Program offers free expert guidance to businesses on exporting. Whether your business already exports at volume or you run a smaller enterprise that hasn’t yet crossed borders, you will be put in touch with a helpful advisor who will demystify the export process. Although the current climate has disrupted the flow of goods and services, we can help you diversify your market and strengthen your business.

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Farmers’ Market Incubator Program

The Farmers’ Market Incubator program is intended to help entrepreneurs looking to test or grow their product/business at a rural farmers’ market with the Thompson Region. Funding from The Economic Trust of the Southern Interior will allow the incubator to run throughout the 2024 Farmers’ Market season and provide subsidized supports to eligible vendors.

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Venture Connect

Venture Connect is a subsidiary of 6 Island Coastal Community Futures offices and a working partner with the remaining Community Futures offices throughout BC. With priority on rural BC, the subsidiary’s focus is business retention in BC during unprecedented demographic shifting and business transitions. While Many Focus on Labour Shortages…We Focus on Entrepreneur Shortages.

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Call us at 250-828-8772 or email us at

330 Seymour St., Kamloops, BC, V2C 2G2

Hours of Operation
Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Closed 12:00pm to 1:00pm

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