Penticton & Wine Country Chamber of Commerce presents 28th Annual Business Excellence Awards

PENTICTON – On Saturday night, to a capacity, sellout crowd of 330 people, the Penticton & Wine Country Chamber of Commerce and Britco LP presented the 28th Annual Business Excellence Awards. 

Over 80 nominations were received in 13 categories and many packed the ballroom at the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre to celebrate business excellence and community leadership in Penticton.

“We’re very happy with how the evening went,” said John Devitt, Executive Director of the Penticton & Wine Country Chamber of Commerce.  “This was our most highly attended event in years, and the feedback has been incredible.”

Guests were treated to live music from Maritime Kitchen Party, dozens of fabulous silent and live auction items, and more.  But the focal point of the evening was the Awards Presentation itself.

“We’d like to congratulate all of our award winners and our nominees,” Devitt said.  “It is wonderful to see the caliber of incrediblty talented, innovative and passionate business leaders who are the backbone of our community!”

List of Award Winners

New Business Award presented by Valley First Credit Union
Brodo Kitchen

Agriculture & Agri Business Excellence presented by Parker’s Dodge, Chrysler, Jeep, Ram
Penticton Farmer’s Market

Home Based Business Excellence presented by Sun FM/EZ Rock
Chic Clothing Company

Industrial  & Manufacturing Excellence presented by Greyback Construction Ltd
Zep Okanagan

Professional Service Excellence presented by BMO Financial Group
Pathways Addiction Resource Centre

Retail Excellence presented by the Penticton Herald
Teas & Weaves

Hospitality/Tourism Excellence presented by Tourism Penticton
Grape Escapes Wine Tours

Family Friendly Business Excellence presented by the Downtown Penticton Association
Loco Landing

Workplace Culture Excellence presented by South Okanagan Immigrant Community Services
White Kennedy Chartered Accountants

Sustainability Excellence presented by Penticton Toyota
The Bench Market

Community Support Excellence presented by White Kennedy Chartered Accountants
Marketplace IGA

Business of the Year presented by Britco LP
Burger 55

Business Leader of the Year presented by TD Canada Trust
Mark Melissen, of Wildstone Group of Companies

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