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Valley residents vote for best Okanagan businesses

Valley residents vote for best Okanagan businesses

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Okanagan Life magazine is wrapping voting today on its annual Best of the Okanagan Awards.

2014-best-of-the-okanagan-voteEach fall, valley residents from Salmon Arm to Osoyoos weighing in on who will make the list for best business in the Okanagan Valley. From autobody shops to yoga studios, the Best of the Okaganan Awards are chosen annually by readers of Okanagan Life magazine.

Pet-maniaNew in 2014 is the new category of Pet Care and a new award for Best Pet Boarding. For the second year in a row, readers will also choose the Most Unique Business in the North, Central and South Okanagan.

“A strong customer referral is so important to the ongoing successes of a business,” says publisher Paul Byrne. “I’ve see many businesses proudly display the awards across their walls and in their marketing. They take so much pride in having customers vote them best, and really it’s a mark of their excellence.”

While the list includes popular categories like ladies wear, best jeweller and best shoes, new listings have popped up: best web design firm, snowboard shop and best place to taste wine.

“There’s no doubt the Okanagan is the best place to have fun, and you’ll find the awards offer plenty of categories for outdoor enthusiasts,” adds Byrne. “We have best place for adrenaline rush, best place for family fun and, one of my favourites, best golf course.”

The awards also honour excellence in the arts with best local writer/journalist, best local musician/group and best performing arts group.

Byrne expects strong competition in the home & décor and building categories. “When it comes to house and home, owners are passionate about the service they expect. This industry is driven by referrals,” he says. In addition to best renovator and best residential builder, readers can also vote this year for best commercial builder.

Local and independently owned, Okanagan Life magazine has been telling the stories of the Valley’s people and businesses for 25 years.

okanagan-developers-okanagan-life-Aug-Sept-2014Our Aug-Sept issue features the stunning work of Okanagan developers. We’re also living the Good Life with the chefs at Okanagan College Culinary School and exploring the new South Okanagan wineries at Oliver with wine writer Michael Botner. Get in person with our feature on the new artist director and CEO of Ballet Kelowna, Simone Orlando.

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