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Kimberley Business Excellence Award Results

Published on 25-Oct-2018 by Mike Guarnery {tag_name_nolink}

The Kimberley and District Chamber of Commerce held Kimberley’s annual Business Excellence Awards on October 19th, 2018 at the Kimberley Conference & Athlete Training Centre.  The event included a presentation on Disruptive Technology and its impacts on communities by Jim Harris.  Mr. Harris is a recognized authority on changes in business and changes expected to communities in the new era of shared economies within industries. 


Congratulations to the nominees for demonstrating their impact to our community through business growth, employing residents of Kimberley and Cranbrook, and driving the economy of our City!


2018 Winners:

  • Retail Business of the Year Award: Old Crow Emporium

  • Best Marketing & Creative Initiative Professionals: Big Magic Design

  • Business of the Year Award: Creekside Physiotherapy Clinic

  • Youth Friendly Business Award: Spirit Rock Climbing Center

  • Employer of the Year: Save On Foods

  • Stan Salikin Community Impact Award: Michelle & Eric Forbes, Kimberley Medieval Festival

  • Trades Business or Person of the Year: Tyee Custom Homes

  • Food and Beverage Industry Excellence Award: The Old Bauernhaus

  • Environmental Stewardship Excellence Award: Grow Tea & Elixir

  • Employee of the Year Award: Bev Anderson, Zen Mountain Float + Wellness

  • Entrepreneur of the Year: Brandi O'Neill, Paper and Cup

  • Young Entrepreneur of the Year: Jill Bentley- Lobban, Stoke and Fullfill 

  • Tourism Excellence Award: Karen Rempel, Rocky Mountain Event Planners

  • Home Business of the Year:  Mike Kurucz, Mortgage Architects

  • Kimberley Chamber Member of the Year:  Chantel Delaney, Sprout Health Market

 

Thank to our Kimberley Business Excellence Award Gala Sponsors:

  • Columbia Basin Trust
  • Telus
  • Hyrciuk Gallinger Certified General Accountants
  • Community Futures East Kootenay
  • Business Development Bank of Canada
  • The Jim Pattison Broadcast
  • BDO Canada
  • EK Employment
  • Darren Close, EK Reality Royal LePage
  • Tumbled Earth
  • Koocanusa Publications/ Kootenay Business Magazine
  • Rockies Law
  • City of Kimberley
  • Black Press / Kimberley Daily  Bulletin
  • Resort of the Canadian Rockies
  • Tourism Kimberley

 

 

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