The Greater Vernon Chamber of Commerce will host the annual Business Excellence Awards March 7.

The Greater Vernon Chamber of Commerce will host the annual Business Excellence Awards March 7.

Nominees named for Greater Vernon business awards

The Greater Vernon Chamber of Commerce hosts the Business Excellence Awards March 7.

The Greater Vernon Chamber of Commerce is preparing to honour the best in business.

On Thursday, the chamber announced the nominees for the annual Greater Vernon Business Excellence Awards, which will be held March 7.

“This is an exciting time of year, when businesses get nominated and we can see great local examples of businesses that are succeeding in our community,” said Dan Rogers, chamber general manager.

“We are pleased to have had a record number of nominations this year.”

Manufacturer of the Year:

Mobile Juice Factory

Piscine Energetics

BX Press Cidery & Orchard

Young Entrepreneur of

the Year:

Camillia Courts Photography

One Step Foot Care

Red Bird Acupuncture Clinic

Community Supporter of the Year:

Kiss FM 107.5

Sun FM 105.7 Bell Media

VantageOne Credit Union

Green Business of the Year:

Healthy Spot Pet Nutrition & Supply

Okanagan Mobile Juicing Inc.

Piscine Energetics

New Business of  the Year:

Jazzercise Vernon

Soul Studio

Top Knot Events

Small Business of the Year:

Caulfields Engraving

Portico Property Services

White House Mortgages

Sterling Service of the Year:

Health Spot Pet Nutrition & Supply

Sproing Creative

The Room Collection

Marketer under 10 employees:

The Rice Box

Vernon Farmers Market

Vernon Vipers Hockey

Marketer over 10 Employees:

A & W

Bannister Honda

City Furniture & Appliance

Professional Service Provider of the Year:

Meridian Rehabilitation Consulting

NEUmovement Wellness

One Step Foot Care

Employer of the Year:

Bannister Honda

Caufields Engraving

VantageOne Credit Union

The awards gala is presented by Valley First Credit Union and Kelowna International Airport.

The event at the Best Western Vernon Lodge  will salute salute the TV series Mad Men.

“We are trying to create a fun evening that recognizes the best of the best and by adding the theme we hope fans of the show will get into the spirit of things,” said Dan Proulx, membership and events co-ordinator with the chamber.

Tickets are on sale at the chamber office or at www.vernonchamber.ca.