The Kimberley Business Excellence Awards Gala was held on October 22nd.
It's was a sold-out event, and we are planning our 2017 Gala to be on October 21st, 2017. Mark your calendars. Thank you for all of those who came out to support this event and celebrate our business community. And a special thank you to our sponsors below, as well as Kootenay Insurance Services and Columbia Basin Trust.
Entrepreneur of the Year sponsored by the Business Development Bank of Canada: Tamarack Dispensaries
Environmental Stewardship of the Year sponsored by Tyee Log & Timber: Root For Me
Food & Beverage Excellence of the Year sponsored by BDO Canada: Bear’s Eatery
Young Entrepreneur of the Year sponsored by the College of the Rockies: Ella Marken – Crème Cheese Shop
Home Business of the Year sponsored by Toni Lepore Accounting: Suite Apps
Excellence in Tourism of the Year sponsored by Tourism Kimberley: Simply Kimberley
Employee of the Year of the Year sponsored by EK Employment: Melanie Kostiuk – Kimberley City Bakery
Business of the Year of the Year sponsored by The Kimberley Daily Bulletin: Kimberley Centex
Retail Business of the Year of the Year sponsored by Kimberley Alpine Resort: Talaria
Creative Professional of the Year sponsored by Canadian Rockies International Airport: Big Magic Designs
Youth-Friendly Business of the Year sponsored by B104 & 102.9 The Drive: Kootenay Dance Academy
Stan Salikin Community Booster Award sponsored by the City of Kimberley: Kimberley Rotary Club
Tradesperson or Contractor of the Year sponsored by Community Futures East Kootenay: Vermette Roofing
Professional Services Award sponsored by Kootenay Business Magazine -Koocanusa Publications: Sun Life Financial Services