February 21, 2024

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Nominate the perfect companies in West Kelowna

It is time to nominate the perfect corporations, entrepreneurs and non-profits for the Larger Westside Board of Commerce’s 2023 Key Enterprise Awards.

The board is accepting nominations in 12 classes till Oct. 6 at gwboardoftrade.com.

“Our Key Enterprise Awards have fun entrepreneurs who see alternative, take dangers and work to make their enterprise concepts turn out to be actuality and are an emblem of the colourful and thriving enterprise atmosphere in West Kelowna,” mentioned board of commerce president Amber Corridor.

The success of final 12 months’s in-person occasion was really a celebration of our enterprise neighborhood and we will not wait to do all of it once more with you on the twenty first annual Key Enterprise Awards.”

</who>Amber Hall, a small business account specialist with Telus, is the president of the Greater Westside Board of Trade.

These nominated will likely be interviewed by a panel of impartial judges to find out three finalists in every class, who will likely be revealed and honoured at a lunch at Kelly O’Bryan’s restaurant on Jan. 26.

Winners will likely be introduced and honoured on the awards gala dinner on Feb. 23 at The Cove resort.

Ticket info for each occasions will observe shortly on the board of commerce’s web site.

</who>West Kelowna Fire Rescue Chief Jason Brolund was named 'citizen of the year' at the 2022 Key Business Awards.

Nominations should not taken for ‘citizen of the 12 months.’

The board of commerce’s board of administrators decide who that will likely be.

2022’s winner was West Kelowna Fireplace Rescue Chief Jason Brolund.

</who>Dr. Moshe Oz of Rose Valley Veterinary Hospital was the big winner at 2022's Key Business Awards, picking up the 'business of the year' and 'platinum service provider' trophies.

Listed below are the 12 classes for 2023 awards in which you’ll nominate your favorite enterprise, entrepreneur, or non-profit:

– Giant enterprise of the 12 months

2022 winner: Freeport Industries (customized modular buildings)

– Small enterprise of the 12 months

2022 winner: Esteem Lingerie

– New enterprise of the 12 months

2022 winner: Okanagan Integrative Well being

– Indigenous enterprise of the 12 months

New class for 2023

– Younger entrepreneur of the 12 months

2022 winner: Brian McClelland of Smith Creek Cycle

– House-based enterprise of the 12 months

2022 winner: Enlight Designs (leather-based sandals, belts, canine leashes and collars, and so forth.)

– Platinum service supplier

2022 winner: Rose Valley Veterinary Hospital

– Environmentally sustainable enterprise of the 12 months

New class for 2023

– Tourism and hospitality enterprise of the 12 months

2022 winner: Jason Parkes Customs (wineries, brewery and cidery)

– Know-how and innovation

2022 winner: Ruby Industries (enterprise analytics software program and consulting)

– Arts and leisure

2022 winner: Kelowna Delight Society

– Group and public service

2022 winner: West Kelowna Warriors Hockey Membership

</who>2022's 'young entrepreneur of the year' winner Brian McClelland of Smith Creek Cycle is pictured here with his wife, Lauren Spence, and their twins Ella and Joey.

The ‘enterprise of the 12 months’ class has been discontinued as a way to highlight the opposite classes.

The 2022 ‘enterprise of the 12 months’ winner was Dr. Moshe Oz’s Rose Valley Veterinary Hospital.

“The Larger Westside’s economic system is underpinned by our companies, which convey jobs, merchandise, providers and vibrancy to our metropolis,” added Corridor.

“These awards have fun entrepreneurs who see alternative, take dangers and work to make their enterprise concepts turn out to be actuality.”

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