Salinas’ Natividad Medical Center one of 16 winners of Business Excellence Awards Announced July 27 by Monterey Peninsula Chamber of Commerce

  • August 1, 2017

SALINAS, CA (August 1, 2017) — Natividad Medical Center (NMC) was one of 16 top winners announced July 27 at the 31st Annual Business Excellence Awards (BEA) Dinner hosted by the Monterey Peninsula Chamber of Commerce (MPCC).

With the win in the Healthcare, Fitness, Wellness & Senior Services, NMC automatically becomes a finalist for the 2017 Business of the Year Award, which will be announced in 2018.

More than 400 Peninsula business and community leaders gathered at Monterey’s Portola Hotel & Spa to celebrate 48 businesses exemplifying excellence in their fields and saw top honors awarded to winners in 16 categories.

The 2017 BEA event marked 31 years of showcasing the best of the best, voted on by the public and Chamber members to represent the top performers of their fields. The five categories on the first BEA ballot has grown to 16 categories. And the rules have been refined over the years.

The Monterey Peninsula Chamber of Commerce’s goal is to create a strong local economy by promoting the community, creating networking opportunities, representing the interests of business with government, and taking political action. To learn more about the awards, visit or call (831) 648-5350.

About Natividad Medical Center (NMC)
Owned and operated by Monterey County, NMC is a 172-bed, acute-care hospital providing health care services to county residents for more than 132 years. Based in Salinas, California, NMC offers inpatient, outpatient, emergency, diagnostic and specialty medical care. NMC provides more than 38,000 patient days of care each year and has more than 52,000 emergency department visits per year. NMC is a Level II Trauma Center providing the immediate availability of specialized personnel, equipment and services to treat the most severe and critical injuries. NMC’s Trauma Center is a vital community service locally that saves lives and eliminates the need to fly critically injured patients to a distant trauma center. NMC is ranked No. 1 in newborn deliveries in Monterey County and is the only teaching hospital on the Central Coast through its affiliation with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). With a medical staff of more than 350 physicians, NMC’s mission is to continually monitor and improve the health of the people, including the vulnerable, in Monterey County through coordinated, affordable high-quality health care. For more information, please call 831-755-4111 or visit

Natividad Medical Center
1441 Constitution Blvd.
Salinas, CA 93912-1611