News & Blog

  • September 21, 2018

    BIG things are happening in OKGNtech.

    If you haven’t already heard, we commissioned a new study in conjunction with the Central Okanagan Economic Development Commission (COEDC) and the results are in.  The Okanagan region’s technology sector is booming!

    “We are excited by the consistent growth indicated by the findings in this report,” says Raghwa Gopal, CEO of Accelerate Okanagan. “The Okanagan is ripe with pot...

  • September 21, 2018

    Aerospace News Vol. 3

    Back to School?

    Working in aerospace and aviation is exciting! If you are looking for a career on the front lines, there are a number of programs right here in the Okanagan that can get you there. Let’s look at some of the career options available and a few educational offerings that can help one take on an aerospace or aviation profession. 


  • September 20, 2018

    New study shows Okanagan tech sector is growing fast; contributes over $1.6 billion to regional economy

    A new study commissioned by Accelerate Okanagan in conjunction with the Central Okanagan Economic Development Commission (COEDC) shows that the Okanagan region’s technology sector is booming. The report, now available on our website, has lots of good news for the Okanagan economy, including year-over-year economic growth of 15% since 2013. The tech sector is estimated to contribute $1...

  • September 18, 2018


    Bardel Entertainment Inc. (“Bardel”) of Canada, one of the world’s top animation companies in the industry, has partnered with Wonderstorm to produce the new Netflix Original Series The Dragon Prince, from the head writer and director of Avatar: The Last Airbender. Season one (9 episodes) will be released September 14th 2018 on Netflix.

    The Dragon Prince follows two human princes who fo...