October 6, 2018 5:18 pm

Finalists announced for 2018 Kelowna business awards

Kelowna’s annual Business Excellence Awards will take place on October 24th.

Kelowna Chamber of Commerce
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The 31st annual Business Excellence Awards in Kelowna will take place later this month, and the finalists were announced this week.

The winners will be announced on Wednesday, October 24th, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., at the Delta Grand conference centre. The awards have been handed out since 1987.

Earlier, a list of semifinalists was announced, with that list being trimmed to three finalists in several categories. The finalists are:

Arts and entertainment achievement award

  • Festivals Kelowna
  • Kelowna Actors Studio Inc.
  • New Vintage Theatre Company

Rising star award

  • Canadian Wholesale Lighting
  • Ossicle Hearing Inc.
  • Start Fresh Kitchen

Micro business award

  • Harmony Chiropractic Clinic Inc.
  • Hatch Interior Design Inc.
  • Serviss Wealth Management

Small business award

  • Faction Projects Inc.
  • Fleek Factory Ltd.
  • Orthoquest Pedorthics and Rehabilitation

Mid-sized business award

  • Highstreet Ventures Inc.
  • Modern Purair
  • Odlum Brown Ltd.

Large business of the year

  • Boyd Autobody & Glass
  • Innov8 Digital Solutions Inc.
  • Strategic Aviation Services Ltd.

Young entrepreneur of the year

  • Dr. Harmony Mir/Harmony Chiropractic Clinic Inc.
  • William Walczak/Hiilite Creative Group
  • Chris & Addie Pafiolis/SweetLegs Clothing Inc.

Marketing campaign of the year award

  • Chances Kelowna
  • SK Form & Finish Inc.
  • Troika Management Corp.

Not-for-profit excellence award

  • Central Okanagan Community Food Bank
  • Kelowna Community Resources
  • Pathways Abilities Society

Social leadership award

  • Arion Therapeutic Farm
  • New Leaf Physiotherapy (NLP)
  • Refresh Financial

Technology innovator of the year

  • Agents of Discovery
  • Perfit Dental Solutions
  • Vitalis Extraction Technology

For more about the 31st annual Business Excellence Awards gala and ceremony, click here.

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