Vernon Chamber Business Excellence Awards Gala

October 8, 2021

VERNON – Greater Vernon residents have an opportunity to honour the entrepreneurs, visionaries and leaders who make the North Okanagan a great place to live, work and play.

On Oct. 29, the Greater Vernon Chamber of Commerce hosts the 37th annual Business Excellence Awards presented by MNP.

“Businesses and non-profits have been resilient through the pandemic while creating employment, providing exceptional and innovative service and supporting our community. That is what the Business Excellence Awards celebrates,” said Dan Proulx, Greater Vernon Chamber general manager.

“We invite you to join us Oct. 29 to recognize all of the nominees for their passion, inspiration and commitment to succeed. It will be an exciting evening as we reveal the winners in 16 categories both in-person and virtually.”

The gala will feature MCs Brian Martin and Rebecca Barton, from Beach Radio, and a message from Mark DeVolder, a Vernon-based keynote speaker and author of Ierpetual Pivot: How the Best Leaders Adapt to Exponential Change.

Registration for the gala is $25 and attendees have the choice of attending the gala in person at the Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre or viewing the festivities virtually.

Information on how to register can be found at

Dan Proulx is General Manager of the Greater Vernon Chamber of Commerce. He can be reached at 250-545-0771 or email:



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