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The Business Excellence Awards were held at the Kimberley Conference Centre on January 14, 2023 and the winners in each award category were revealed.  And the 2022 Business Excellence Awards winners are:

Home and Mobile Business of the Year Award

Kootenay Canine Adventures

Business to Business Excellence Award

Nicole Leclair Photography

Health, Wellness and Fitness Award

Iron Goat CrossFit

Professional Services Award 

Fine + Well Health & Chiropractic

Trades Business or Person of the Year Award

Sommer Electric

Retail Services Award 

Treehouse Toy Co

Tourism and Hospitality Award

The Sullivan Pub

Stan Salikin Community Impact Award

Shannon Duncan - Healthy Kimberley Food Recovery


Employee of the Year Award

Brittney McLean - Spirit Rock Climbing Centre

Rising Star Award

Kickturn Coffee

Keystone Award

Nina's Hillside Garden

Entrepreneur of the Year Award

Jaime Gordon - Funk Haus Craft Lab

Business of the Year Award

It’s a tie!  Bootleg Bike Co. and Stoke Market

Thank you to all of those that attended the event, our volunteers and to all of our event and awards sponsors:  Teck, Columbia Basin Trust, Exact Tax, Genex Marketing, College of the Rockies, Hollywood North Wealth, Save-On-Foods, Kootenay Savings Credit Union, Tourism Kimberley, City of Kimberley, Resorts of the Canadian Rockies, BDO, Sun Life I Silver Path Financial Solutions Inc, Rewind Radio and Wild 104-7 a division of Pattison Media, and The Kimberley Bulletin. 

The well attended event featured Master of Ceremonies Helen Barron, Executive Director of Cranbrook Chamber of Commerce, guest speaker Mayor Don McCormick, keynote speaker Duncan MacLeod, CEO and Head of School of Purcell Collegiate and music by d’linquint and Kootenay Lately. 

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