State of the kootenays: An Economic update

A Signature Event - April 11th, 2019


Castlegar & District Economic Development & the Chamber of Commerce will be hosting an exciting event April 11th, 2019. The event titled the “State of the Kootenays: An Economic Update”  is Castlegar & District’s Economic Development’s first ever Economic Forum. 

The event will be on Thursday, April 11th from 6pm-8.30pm, with a keynote address from world renowned Economist Helmut Pastrick from Central 1 Credit Union, followed by a panel discussion from leading members from the local Kootenay business community. If you are curious about the Kootenay economy, what’s happening in the future, and what are the opportunities and challenges that may impact our work in the future then this is an event for you.  

Registration is now open with attendees expected from the East and West Kootenay’s. Tickets can be purchased online at

Tickets are $25 each. The ticket price includes a wine and cheese networking event and complimentary micro-brewery samples from Castlegar’s newest Micro-Brewery – Tailout Brewing.