Winners Unveiled At Thompson Okanagan Business Excellence Awards

June 2, 2023

Pela + Lomi Named Business Of The Year June 1 At Manteo Resort In Kelowna

Joni Metherell, Managing Partner of title sponsor Pushor Mitchell LLP, left, presents the Thompson Okanagan Business Excellence Awards Big Business of the Year trophy to Pela + Lomi of Kelowna. Photo by Ethan Delichte

KELOWNAPela + Lomi of Kelowna was named Business of the Year category winner at the Pushor Mitchell LLP Thompson Okanagan Business Excellence Awards June 1 at the sold-out Manteo Resort.

Sparkling Hill Resort of Vernon and Fox Plumbing Heating Cooling Electric of Vernon were runners-up in the final category of the event, which featured 85 Finalists in 15 categories for this celebration of the finest and most successful businesses in the Thompson Okanagan region – from Kamloops to Penticton.

Pushor Mitchell LLP, celebrating its 50th year in business, was the Title Platinum Sponsor for the event, and Freedom Capital and MBA Chartered Professional Accountants were Gold Sponsors. Category sponsors included Hero Security,  Big White Ski Resort, Amante Real Estate, Futurpreneur, TRS Building Envelope,  Heritage Office Furnishings, Stretch Construction Limited, and Financial Dream Solutions, and the event was coordinated by Business Examiner Thompson Okanagan.

The winners are, by category:

Construction & Development: Infracron Construction of Kamloops

Food & Beverage Production: Millionaires Row Cider Co. of Summerland

Green & Sustainability: AIB Innovation Group of Kamloops

Health Care: Southward Medical Supplies of Vernon

Hospitality/Tourism: Big White Ski Resort of Kelowna

Indigenous Business of the Year: Metis Financial Corporation of BC of Kelowna

Industrial Manufacturer: Unicast of Kelowna

Non-Profit Organization: Central Okanagan Hospice Association of Kelowna

Professional Services: RAM Road Safety GP of Kelowna

Retail: Sundial Lighting of Vernon

Technology: Omega Communications of Kelowna

Trades: Top Down Enterprises of Kamloops

Small Business of the Year: Anna’s Vitamins Plus of Vernon

Medium Business of the Year: Strut Footwear & Apparel of Kelowna

You can view the official program for the 2023 Thompson Okanagan Pushor Mitchell LLP Business Excellence Awards here.


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