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2011 Business Excellence Awards

2011 Business

The Board of Directors and Staff proudly presented the 2011 Business Excellence Awards
on Saturday, March 5, 2011!
Thanks to our Business Excellence Award Sponsors
for recognizing our Business Community!


The Business Excellence Awards Gala evening was graciously sponsored
by the Kelowna International Airport & Telus!


Money Tree Sponsor


Wine Sponsor


Balloon Burst Grand Prize


Awards Sponsor

best _western

Ticket Sponsor


Balloon Burst Sponsor


Media Sponsor ♦ The Vernon Morning Star

Print Sponsor ♦ Triboda Printing Co.

Award Category:

Nominees, Winners and Videos:

Business of
the Year

This award is graciously sponsored by: BDC

Business Development Bank of Canada

Winner: Vantage One Credit Union

Business of
the Year

2011 Nominees: (Top 3 bold)

Bold Media Group
Briteland Holdings
Caufields Engraving
Cotton's Chocolates
European Timberframe
First Capital Financial Planners
Grillers Meats & Eats
GumTree Catering
Pooh & Beans Candy Shoppe
Red Door Photographic
Simply Baskets Home and Gifts
Teeter Totter Toys
The Flower Market
The Sprouted Fig
Vernon Teach and Learn
Vernon Vintners
Wilde Imagination Sign & Design

Graciously sponsored by: Community Futures


Winner: GumTree Catering

Business of
the Year

2011 Nominees: (Top 3 bold)

Bikram Yoga Studio
Blenz Vernon
Charlene Silvester Notary Public
Crush Bistro
Diner on Six
East Side Liquor Store
Edible Arrangements
JayDee Associates
Kalavida Surf Shop
Naturally Fit
Patio Buffet
Simply Elegant Family Designer Consignment Boutique
Unique Garden Art and Gifts

Graciously sponsored by: Bank of Montreal

BMO Financial Group

Winner: Blenz Vernon





Personal or
Professional Business
Service of
the Year

2011 Nominees: (Top 3 bold)


Brenda Hala's Photography
CBD Network
MacGroup of Companies
Nor-Val Rentals
Okanagan Natural Medicine
Precision Accounting
Sterling Mutuals - Caroline Radics
Styles on Mane
Summit Environmental Consultants Inc
The Mortgage Centre Rochar
The Ruff Life
VantageOne Credit Union
Vernon Vintners


Graciously sponsored by: Nixon Wenger Lawyers LLP



Winner: Brenda Hala's Photography


Community Supporter
of the Year

2011 Nominees: (Top 3 bold)


Instructional Design and Delivery
Sun Valley Cruise-In Committee
Tim Horton's
Wendy's Old Fashioned Hamburgers
Willis eTech


Graciously sponsored by: Interior Savings

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Winner: Sun Valley Cruise-In Committee

Employer of
the Year

2011 Nominees: (Top 3 bold)

Caufields Engraving
GumTree Catering
Nixon Wenger Lawyers LLP
Triboda Printing Company
VantageOne Credit Union

Graciously sponsored by: City of Vernon

City of Vernon

Winner: Nixon Wenger Lawyers LLP


2011 Nominees: (Top 3 bold)


A.E Berry Insurance Ltd
Adriatic Granite and Stone Works ltd
Altech Auto Inc
Clancey's Meat Co.
Cotton's Chocolates
Crave Massage
Frank's Autobody
Good Gracious Contemporary Gifts
Healthy Spot Pet Nurtition & Supply
Kal Tire
Margherita Café
OK Tire
Okanagan Spirits
Teeter Totter Toys
The Cowboys Choice
Triboda Printing Company
VantageOne Credit Union


Graciously sponsored by: CIBC



Winner: OK Tire



Young Entrepreneur of the Year

2011 Nominees: (Top 3 bold)

B Frank Marketing
John Bigsby Consulting

Graciously sponsored by: KAL TIRE

Kal_Tire Vernon


Marketer of
the Year

2011 Nominees: (Top 3 bold)

Audiology Productions
Funtastic Sports Society
Predator Ridge Resort
Prosper Media Group
TD Mortgage Specialist - Kari Gares
Vernon Teach and Learn

Graciously sponsored by: HSBC

HSBC Vernon

Winner: Predator Ridge Resort

Business of
the Year

2011 Nominees: (Top 3 bold)

The Clean Gecko
Discovery Shoes & Marcs Footcare
Fresh Oulook Foundation
R-Xtra Storage/GoGo Box
Silver Star Ski Resort
Briteland Holdings Ltd.

Graciously sponsored by: BC HYDRO

BC Hydro

Winner: Briteland Holdings Ltd.

The Green Business of the Year Award is a partnership with Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE)

All videos produced by:

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