Business Excellence Awards

2015 Business Excellence Awards Results

On October 24 2015, the best of Kimberley business was be celebrated with the Kimberley & District Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards at the Kimberley Conference & Athlete Training Centre.

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Business of the Year Award 2015
Winner: Kimberley City Bakery

Business of the Year Award 2015

Winner: Kimberley City Bakery

Presented to a business that has demonstrated excellence in many areas: sales, growth, product, development, profitability, job creation, environmental enhancement, labour relations, safety and quality of service.

Sponsor: Kimberley Daily Bulletin
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Community Booster Award 2015
Winner: Green Door Catering

Community Booster Award 2015

Winner: Green Door Catering

Presented to an individual, business, or organization that consistently contributes to the benefit of the Kimberley community through volunteerism, sponsorship, and community leadership.

Sponsor: The City of Kimberley
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Creative Professional Excellence Award 2015
Winner: Velvet & Ginger

Creative Professional Excellence Award 2015

Winner: Velvet & Ginger

Presented to a business or individual in a creative or artistic field that demonstrates both creative and professional excellence, consistently meeting and exceeding client expectations.

Sponsor: Mountain Spirit Resort
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Employee of the Year Award 2015
Winner: Sabrina Park

Employee of the Year Award 2015

Winner: Sabrina Park

Presented to an employee who is personable and respectful, strives for excellent customer service and is friendly and courteous to all customers and staff, as well as play a vital role in the business success.

Sponsor: TELUS Communications
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Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2015
Winner: Rustic Hutch

Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2015

Winner: Rustic Hutch

Presented to a newly created businesses within the past 1 to 3 years and shown initiative, creativity, and a strong work ethic in building a successful new business venture.

Sponsor: Business Development Bank of Canada
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Environmental Stewardship Excellence Award 2015
Winner: Root For Me

Environmental Stewardship Excellence Award 2015

Winner: Root For Me

Presented to a business that through their day-to-day operations, strive to protect and enhance our natural environment.

Sponsor: BC Hydro
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Food and Beverage Industry Excellence Award 2015
Winner: Heartbeet Vegetarian Bistro

Food and Beverage Industry Excellence Award 2015

Winner: Heartbeet Vegetarian Bistro

Presented to an individual or business that shown dedication to professionalism and has demonstrated commitment to consistency providing excellent food and excellent service.

Sponsor: SNAP'd East Kootenay
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Home Business of the Year Award 2015
Winner: Kara Clarke Designs

Home Business of the Year Award 2015

Winner: Kara Clarke Designs

Presented to a home businesses that has emerged in the Kimberley community proving viability for their market.

Sponsor: Toni Lepore Accounting
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Professional Services Excellence Award 2015
Winner: Gray�s Compound Pharmacy

Professional Services Excellence Award 2015

Winner: Gray�s Compound Pharmacy

Presented to a business or individual in the professional services sector that has shown dedication, commitment to service and leadership in their field.

Sponsor: Kootenay Business Magazine - Koocanusa Publications
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Retail Business of the Year Award 2015
Winner: Flowers Galore Gifts & More

Retail Business of the Year Award 2015

Winner: Flowers Galore Gifts & More

Presented to a retailer who demonstrates innovation through merchandising, marketing, community leadership, and sales growth.

Sponsor: Kimberley Alpine Resort
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Tourism Excellence Award 2015
Winner: Kimberley Trails Society

Tourism Excellence Award 2015

Winner: Kimberley Trails Society

Presented to a business, organization, or person who have made a contribution to attracting and/or keeping visitors in Kimberley.

Sponsor: Tourism Kimberley
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Tradesperson-Contactor of the Year Award 2015
Winner: Tyee Custom Homes

Tradesperson-Contactor of the Year Award 2015

Winner: Tyee Custom Homes

Presented to an individual or business, involved in the trades or construction industry that has distinguished themselves by consistently providing a high level of service and quality workmanship.

Sponsor: Community Futures East Kootenay
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Youth Friendly Business Award 2015
Winner: Grubstake Pizza

Youth Friendly Business Award 2015

Winner: Grubstake Pizza

Presented to a business organization that through their day-to-day operations demonstrates that they value the youth of Kimberley both as employees and customers.

Sponsor: B104 & The Drive FM
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