New Business Award

Penticton Chamber 35th Annual Business Excellence Awards | Penticton & Wine Country Chamber of Commerce


New Business Award honours a new business that has been operating for less than (3) years as of September 1, 2022.  This business is achieving outstanding business performance in a short period of time and serves as an inspiration for other new businesses.  Judging will take into account the relative size of business.  *Non Profit organizations are not eligible for this award.

This business:

  • Demonstrates promise for continued growth.
  • Shows entrepreneurial spirit.   
  • Demonstrates a connection to the Penticton community. 
  • Is working to establish a reputation for integrity and high level of customer service.

NOTE:  The BEA Committee reserves the right to reallocate nominees into the appropriate award category if they are determined to be ineligible in the New Business Award category.

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Criterion Weight
Business demonstrates clear goals and objectives. 25.0%
Business demonstrates innovation in their product, processes, technologies, and/or services. 40.0%
Business achievements 25.0%
Supporting Documents 10.0%