Thursday, 28 Apr 2016

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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