INDUSTRY RECOGNITION AWARDS 2024
Wine Growers British Columbia (WGBC) is thrilled to partner with Wine Growers Canada to recognize outstanding individuals from the BC and Canadian wine industry at this year’s ceremony.
Industry Recognition Awards Ceremony
Tuesday, March 12, 2024 – 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Penticton Trade & Convention Centre
The ceremony will take place the evening before the BC Wine Industry Insight Conference and feature passed appetizers and BC wine to celebrate the announcements.
Full Member Admission: $35 / General Admission: $45
BC INDUSTRY RECOGNITION AWARDS CATEGORIES
The Wines of British Columbia represent the welcoming and diverse people of our wine industry in British Columbia. This year, we are excited to launch new categories that are in line with the values of the industry as we create, innovate and work together for the future of the BC wine industry. We will be awarding three deserving recipients in the categories of:
Leadership Excellence Award
This award recognizes a winery or non-winery (media, government, tourism etc.) individual who has gone above and beyond to take a leadership role and build great relationships with the industry. This person positively contributes to the greater wine community in British Columbia, making it a better place to work and live.
The nominee must (1) Demonstrate outstanding leadership and collaboration with industry peers, (2) positively contribute to the community, working towards the greater good of the industry, and (3) be a dedicated champion for the advancement of the BC wine industry.
Ultimate BC Wine Ambassador Award
This award recognizes a frontline winery individual who is passionate about sharing their love of the BC wine industry with their guests. This person is a BC wine superstar coming to work every day with a smile on their face, taking pride in what they do and working hard to positively impact not only their guests, but their team as well.
The nominee must (1) Work for a winery producing 100% BC wine, (2) exhibit unmatched passion for what they do and create exceptional experiences for their guests, and (3) be a dedicated ambassador of the BC wine industry and contribute positively to their team.
INDUSRTY RECOGNITION AWARD
Awarded to a non-winery industry individual, business or organization for support of the BC wine industry and BC VQA Wine.
AWARD OF DISTINCTION
Awarded to a winery representative for leadership, commitment, and passion for the advancement of the British Columbia wine industry.