The Chilliwack Innovation Network is a standing committee tasked with developing opportunities, partnerships, projects and events that foster innovation. The committee is comprised of private sector businesses, educational institutions, and business support organizations.
The Network is focused on supporting entrepreneurs, business start-ups, and established businesses in the community that are primarily focused on technology-related ideas and business practices.
The success of the network will be best achieved through the development of partnerships and grass roots initiatives that include a wide range of people interested in strengthening the entrepreneurial environment for technology based start-ups, education, and innovation in Chilliwack. The best role for CEPCO is to facilitate connections and support that are sustainable, ensure that adequate resources are available, and value is provided. The role of the Chilliwack Innovation Network is “to develop an innovation mindset in our community through education and support of unique business growth initiatives.”
The following projects, events and groups are examples of activities currently underway or in development in Chilliwack via the efforts of people and organizations involved in the Chilliwack Innovation Network.
February 2023 – Heidi Epp & Aly McRae (Refinery House) – Growing a Health & Beauty Brand
November 2022 – Alberto Alvarez Morphy (IncentivAction) – Incentives Equal Growth
September 2022 – Nicki Bullock (Culture Co) – Culture Comes First
August 2022 – Nick Adams (Dieselmatic Digital) – Startup to Aquistition in a Year
June 2022 – Mel Kaario (The Prosperity Accelerator) – Creating an Extraordinary Life