2022 Business Excellence Award Finalists

To celebrate another year of businesses rising to meet every challenge, the Penticton & Wine Country Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce the finalists for the 2022 Business Excellence Awards.  The finalists listed below have distinguished themselves across Ten Business Award categories.

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Congratulations to the 2022 Business Excellence Awards Finalists 

Service Excellence sponsored by Kettle Valley Memorial

  • Bob’s Door Service
  • Elevation Woodworks Inc.
  • South Okanagan Immigrant and Community Services

Marketing & Communications sponsored by Downtown Penticton Business Improvement Association

  • Graphically Hip Promotional Inc.
  • Travel Penticton
  • Wild Slide Presentation Design

 Hospitality Excellence sponsored by Travel Penticton

  • Bowmont Motel
  • Glow SUP & Adventures
  • The Nest

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

  • JCI Penticton
  • Penticton Art Gallery
  • South Okanagan Immigrant and Community Services

Community Support Excellence sponsored by Penticton Western News

  • Fountain Tire
  • Graphically Hip Promotional Inc.
  • The Concorde Retirement Community – Verve Senior Living

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

  • Penticton and Area Cooperative Enterprises (PACE)
  • Travel Penticton
  • ValleyFirst, a division of First West Credit Union

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

  • Cherry On Top Shake Shop
  • Penticton Boat Club
  • Penticton Global Grocers

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

  • Jacob George | Coyote Cruises
  • Jane-Long Haggerty | Long-Haggerty Chartered Professional Accountant Inc.
  • Katie O’Kell | Serendipity Winery

Business Leader of the Year sponsored by TD Canada Trust

  • Cherry Fernandez | SOICS
  • Kevin Smith | Kettle Valley Memorial
  • Hollie Tayal | Modern PURAIR South Okanagan

Business of the Year sponsored by Community Futures Okanagan Similkameen

  • Barley Mill Brew Pub
  • Fountain Tire
  • Nor-Mar Industries Ltd – Brutus Truck Bodies

2022 Business Excellence Awards Nominees (not all nominees accepted, or eligible for the award categories for which they were nominated for)

Award Categories & Criteria 

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