2022 Business Excellence Award Winners

To celebrate another year of businesses rising to meet every challenge, the Penticton & Wine Country Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the winners for the 2022 Business Excellence Awards across Ten Business Award categories and the David Kampe Legacy Award.

A selection of photos from the evening.

Congratulations to the 2022 Business Excellence Awards Winners 

Service Excellence sponsored by Kettle Valley Memorial

  • Elevation Woodworks Inc.

Marketing & Communications sponsored by Downtown Penticton Business Improvement Association

  • Travel Penticton

 Hospitality Excellence sponsored by Travel Penticton

  • The Nest

Not-For-Profit Excellence sponsored by Omland Heal Chartered Professional Accountants

  • South Okanagan Immigrant and Community Services

Community Support Excellence sponsored by Penticton Western News

  • Fountain Tire

Workplace Culture Excellence sponsored by South Okanagan Immigrant & Community Services (SOICS)

  • Valley First, a division of First West Credit Union

New Business of the Year sponsored by Valley First, a division of First West Credit Union

  • Penticton Global Grocers

Young Professional of the Year sponsored by JCI Penticton & Graphically Hip

  • Jacob George | Coyote Cruises

Business Leader of the Year sponsored by TD Canada Trust

  • Cherry Fernandez | SOICS

Business of the Year sponsored by Community Futures Okanagan Similkameen

  • Nor-Mar Industries Ltd – Brutus Truck Bodies

The David Kampe Legacy Award recognizes another person with a genuine love for humankind and who had a desire to serve the community of Penticton, using their resources to help those in need, whether that be in ways of volunteerism or donations, and dedicated their life to the betterment of society through both their business and personal dealings. This year, the award was presented to the family of Bruce Schoenne.

Award Categories & Criteria 

The Business Excellence Awards Mardi Gras Gala presented by Total Restoration Services was held on October 22 at the Penticton Trade & Convention Centre.  The event was streamed Facebook Live.