Click here to see the Official List of 2018 Winners
Thank you so much for your nominations. Deserving local Penticton businesses will receive more recognition. More Penticton residents will be encouraged to shop locally, and community spirit will increase.
Award Selection Criteria
BEST OF THE BEST LOCAL BUSINESS Awards are given out annually by the BEST OF THE BEST LOCAL BUSINESS Foundation. Selection of winners is based on a combination of a number of criteria:
- Businesses cannot nominate themselves. They must be nominated by a person separate from their company.
- Winners must be a local business operating in your community for more than one year.
- Winners must have a good reputation for being friendly to customers and providing consistent high quality products or services.
- Having reviews on Google and Yelp is a positive sign, with a good ratio of positive to negative reviews.
- Having a good looking website that functions well, with testimonials from happy customers is not a necessity, but it is an advantage.
- Clients, suppliers, and business associates of the Sponsor are not eligible.
- Businesses with affiliations with national brands are not eligible.
- Information media are not eligible, such as community websites, newspapers, radio stations, and television stations.
Winners of the 2018 Penticton BEST OF THE BEST LOCAL BUSINESS Awards are announced four ways:
- In a press release sent to Penticton local media.
- On this page of the Gil Szabo website.
- On the Gil Szabo Facebook page.
- Each winner will receive a Congratulatory Letter in the mail.
Winners received a Congratulatory Letter in the mail the week of July 30th which included:
- Two high quality 4.5 x 9.5 inch rear adhesive 2018 BEST OF THE BEST LOCAL BUSINESS PENTICTON Award logo stickers they can apply to a wall at their place of business.
- Two high quality 2.5 x 5.5 inch front adhesive 2018 PENTICTON Award logo stickers they can apply to the inside of a window or glass door at their place of business.
- Instructions on how to get more stickers at no charge.
- Where to find instructions on how to display an animated version of the 2018 BEST OF THE BEST LOCAL BUSINESS PENTICTON Award logo on their website.
- How to request a no charge 2018 PENTICTON Award logo in high res file format for use on their hard copy printed materials.
Find out more about www.bestofthebestlocalbusiness.com
To find out more about this international program to support local business and build community spirit visit their website – www.bestofthebestlocalbusiness.com.
Official 2018 Penticton – BEST OF THE BEST LOCAL BUSINESS Award Winners
I hope you’ll join us in supporting local Penticton businesses by congratulating each of the winners below on winning a BEST OF THE BEST LOCAL BUSINESS Award for 2018. They’ll feel better about themselves and everyone will benefit.
1 – Best Book Store
2 – Best Builder
Gary Stocker Construction
3 – Best Cabinet Maker
4 – Best Construction Company
5 – Best Craft Brewery
6 – Best Delicatessen
7 – Best Drywall Service
8 – Best Electrician
9 – Best Esthetics/Spa
10 – Best Wedding Officiant
11 – Best Fireplaces
12 – Best Flooring Company
13 – Best Custom Furniture
14 – Best Weight Loss Company
15 – Best HVAC Company – Air Conditioning
16 – Best Interior Designer
Niina Di Lorenzo
17 – Best Masonry Service
18 – Best Painting Company
19 – Best Pet Supplies
20 – Best Photography – Portraits/Weddings
21 – Best Photography – Weddings
22 – Best Photography – Family Photos
23 – Best Plumbing Company
24 – Best Restaurant – Tapas
25 – Best Restaurant – Restaurant/Market
26 – Best Restaurant – Greek
27 – Best Sports Bar
28 – Best Storage Company
29 – Best Tea/Handmade Carpets
30 – Best Wine Bar
31 – Best Winery Bistro
32 – Best Winery Restaurant – Tapas
Nominations For 2019 Awards
We are giving out these awards once a year. You can nominate a business for the 2019 Awards by filling out the form below. We’ll certainly consider them seriously.