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Chamber of Commerce 29th Annual Business Excellence Awards

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October 17, 2016 - 4:20 PM

And the winners are...

Community Support Excellence

Sponsored by White Kennedy Chartered Accountants

A business that passionately promotes community projects, events, or festivals. This business has community at the core of its mission and vision. 

Winner: Total Restoration Services

Hospitality/Tourism Excellence

Sponsored by Tourism Penticton

A hospitality or tourism business that provides exemplary service, products, or attractions to Penticton visitors, and encourages them to return again and again. This business strengthens the vision of Penticton as a destination with their product/service.

Winner: Hoodoo Adventures

Professional Service Excellence

Sponsored by BMO Financial Group

A Penticton and wine country licenced professional organization that provides services to their clients. This business demonstrated a consistent adherence to high quality customer service and support. Must be in business for at least one year. 

Winner: ABK Restoration Services Ltd.

Industrial & Manufacturing Excellence

Sponsored by Greyback Construction Ltd.

A Penticton and wine country business that has strengthened the economic base of Penticton through development, manufacture or fabrication.  Must be in business for at least one year. 

Winner: Berry & Smith Trucking

Retail Excellence

Sponsored by The Penticton Herald

A Penticton and wine country business that is proactive to changing market trends, provides a variety of products, and is willing to stand behind those products. It has established strong  relationships with its customers and staff and is recognized for excellence in customer service. Detail is paid to aesthetics and atmosphere. Must be in business for at least one year. 

Winner: Tony's Meats & Deli

New Business Award

Sponsored by Valley First Credit Union

A Penticton & wine country business that enhances the business base of Penticton has demonstrated a commitment to Penticton as a place to do business and has become an outstanding  corporate citizen of our community. Must be in business for a least one year to a maximum of three years.

Winner: Wine Crush Market

Home Based Business Excellence

Sponsored by SunFM/EZ Rock 800

A Penticton & Wine Country Business that has demonstrated excellence in product innovation.  A home operated business that consistently shows excellence and quality in service and merchandising.  Must be a licensed home-based business.

Winner: DM Productions

Family Friendly Excellence

Sponsored by Downtown Penticton Association

A Penticton & Wine Country business that provides a family friendly environment, maintains employment practices that support working families, and/or promotes community efforts to support healthy families.

Winner: Jumping Beans Play Cafe

Sustainability Excellence

Sponsored by Penticton Toyota

A Penticton & Wine Country business that has demonstrated environmental performance with their products, activities and services.  Encourages sustainable use of renewable resources and is taking steps to prevent, reduce and eliminate various waste streams associated with their product and services.  This business demonstrates an ongoing commitment to the environment by considering the impact on the environment in all decision making, product/service development and business practices.

Winner: Wine Crush Market

Workplace Culture Excellence

Sponsored by South Okanagan Immigrant and Community Services

This is a workplace that is inclusive, celebrating employee differences and welcoming the contributions from each employee’s unique gifts. The business fosters a culture and commitment to employee development inspiring loyalty, driving performance and a good work ethic.

Winner: Wildstone Group of Companies

Agricultural & Agri-Business Excellence

Sponsored by Parker's Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep

A Penticton & Wine Country business or winery in the Agriculture and Agri-Business sector demonstrating leadership and outstanding achievement in the commitment to advancement and sustainability of the agriculture industry.

Winner: The Peoples Crafthouse


Excellence in Marketing Innovation

Sponsored by All She Wrote

This award celebrates the very best in marketing and communications. It gives recognition to the business that has embraced creativity in its marketing efforts through a unique campaign that increase business and exposure. This may include branding, graphic design, advertising, public relations, and the innovative use of social media and digital tools in addition to traditional marketing methods.

Winner: Tourism Penticton

Aboriginal Community & Business Excellence

Sponsored by BDO Canada LLP

This award recognizes the contribution a business has made through inclusivity with the local Aboriginal Community. This business can be Aboriginal owned & operated or have made a significant positive impact on the local Aboriginal community. This award serves to highlight the importance of the business connections made between the local communities & the amazing work that can be done when we work together. 

Winner: Iron Indian Steelworks


Business of the Year

Sponsored by Gateway Casinos & Entertainment 

A Penticton & Wine Country business that stands out among peers as a leading organization both in its approach to business and in service to the community. This business should demonstrate true business excellence in overall business operation, including customer service, employee development/relations, site aesthetics, marketing, innovation, community contribution and allowance for disabilities. Must be in business for at least one year. 

Winners:  Boyd Autobody & Glass & Gateway Casinos & Entertainment


Business Leader of the Year

Sponsored by TD Canada Trust - Small Business Banking

A Penticton and Wine Country individual who has made an outstanding contribution to the business environment, by exemplifying excellence in their chosen field, overall business acumen, customer service, community involvement, leadership and employee relations. Must be in business for at least one year. 

Winner: Diana Stirling

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