Published On: Friday, 10 November 2017

Salmon Arm Business Walk Unites Community

Salmon Arm Business Walk Unites Community
Findings will be published at a future date by Salmon Arm Economic Development Society.

- Corryn Grayston is the General Manager at the Salmon Arm Chamber of Commerce. She can be reached at 250.832.6247 or

SALMON ARM - The Chamber was very pleased to have 3 board members and the Executive Director join in the Annual Salmon Arm Business Walk spear-headed by Salmon Arm Economic Development Society on October 17th.

This is the third year for this valuable initiative that connects our organizations to the business community and creates opportunities for dialogue and information gathering to further strengthen and support the community.

Over 18 volunteers, including our Mayor, City Councillors and representatives from various stakeholder organizations are to be applauded for giving their time to this worthwhile event. Findings will be published at a future date by Salmon Arm Economic Development Society.

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Congratulations to Csek Creative in their recent acquisition of Urban Think Tank here in Salmon Arm. This acquisition positions Csek Creative in the Salmon Arm and Shuswap region as one of our newest website design and marketing agencies. Csek Creative has been operating since 1999 and is a knowledge leader in branding, digital media solutions and digital marketing.

They understand how to put it all to work, providing critical strategic and tactical support to businesses in Canada, the US, the United Kingdom and other countries in Europe. Go to to learn more about this talented group of individuals and how they can assist in creating customized business solutions for your organization.

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Salmon Arm Economic Development Society (SAEDS) is pleased to announce that with the strong support and partnership of numerous community organizations, they have launched a Brand Development Project and related Marketing Strategy for Salmon Arm. This project is being led by a Brand Leadership Team comprised of 20 volunteer members representing diverse organizations and interests.

The goal of this project is to develop a Salmon Arm brand which residents, businesses, community organizations and local government can collectively support. The end result will be multiple community organizations working towards a common economic development goal.

Resonance Co. a consulting company that specializes in place branding, was awarded the contract for this project and with work already moving forward the goal is to complete the project in early spring 2018. The Chamber is pleased to be one of the supporting organizations in this initiative and to have representatives sitting on the brand leadership team.

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Check out Rhymes with Purple, a new toy store with a little something for everyone. Games for all ages, toys for babies and up including an assortment of educational toys with brands like Melissa & Doug. Located in the downtown, at 171 B Hudson Avenue, Rhymes with Purple is open 9:30-5:30pm Mon to Fri and 9:30-5pm Sat. For more info call 250.833.5399 or visit them on Facebook.