AWARDS + NOMINATION PROCESS
Who can I nominate? Who can be nominated?
Nominations will be accepted from 4:00pm, July 12, 2023 to 4:00pm, August 9, 2023.
Business/Organization/Individual must be located in Penticton and area (Summerland, Naramata, Kaladen, Okanagan Falls, Oliver, Osoyoos and Keremeos)
Each category has a few specific eligibility guidelines - Learn More Here
Separate nomination forms must be submitted for each nomination.
You do not have to a Chamber member to be nominated.
Chamber staff and immediate family are not eligible to be nominated for any award.
How do I nominate?
Click the Nominate Now button in the top navigation. You will then be asked to create an account and confirm your email address. Once complete, you can nominate by entering the organization's contact person, email and choosing a category.
Is there a fee to nominate or accept an award nomination?
No, the entire process is completely free for anyone eligible to participate.
What does it look like when a nominee receives their nomination?
The email will come from "email@example.com". If you are unsure if it is a scam or a phishing attempt, please reach out to our team 778-476-3111 or firstname.lastname@example.org and we will confirm.
What happens after I nominate somebody?
The nominee will receive an automated email from the software informing them of their nomination. The Chamber will follow up with an email to invite them to accept nomination and complete an online submission. Once their submission is complete and the judging period opens, the Judging Committee will review all completed submissions and rank the 30 finalists (3 in each category).
Do I need any kind of special software to make my entries?
This awards system is entirely web-based. You can create your entries on your phone, iPad, laptop, or any computer. All you need is a browser.