All the nominees present at the Mayor’s Nominee Dinner for the Business Excellence Awards, hosted at the Penticton Golf & Country Club. Jordyn Thomson/Western News

Mayor’s Nominee Dinner a night for socializing for Business Excellence Award nominees and sponsors

The dinner celebrated the nominees in all 15 award categories

Nominees and sponsors enjoyed an evening of networking and socializing at the Mayor’s Nominee Dinner for the Business Excellence Awards on Sept. 19 at the Penticton Golf & Country Club.

Related: Nominees announced for 2018 Business Excellence Awards

Nominees for the 15 award categories were invited to meet one another and mingle at the annual event. Mayor Andrew Jakubeit noted the event and the upcoming awards are a great way to show appreciation to local businesses.

The winners for each award will be announced on Oct. 13 at the Business Excellence Award Gala, held at the Penticton Lakeside Resort.

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