Kimberley Chamber hands out Business Awards
Kimberley Chamber of Commerce recently announced the winners of its 2020 Business Awards.
Business of the Year Award
Business of the Year Award goes to Bavarian Home Hardware
The Business of the Year Award recognizes a business that represents the pinnacle of customer service excellence and customer satisfaction. This business consistently exceeds customer expectations and contributes to making Kimberley a better community through business growth, innovation (potentially relating to COVID-19) & community support.
This award was sponsored by Kimberley Bulletin
Stan Salikin Community Impact Award
Stan Salikin Community Impact Award goes to Chelsea Boyd Gibson.
The Stan Salikin Community Impact Award recognizes an individual, business or organization that consistently contributes to the benefit of the Kimberley community through volunteerism, sponsorship, and community leadership &/or environmental stewardship.
This award was sponsored by City of Kimberley
Trades Business or Person of the Year Award
Trades Person/Business of the Year Award goes to Sommer Electric
The Trades Business or Person of the Year Award recognizes a business or individual involved in the trades that consistently provides a high level of service and quality workmanship, and supports apprentices and growth in their industry.
This award was sponsored by Darren Close, Royal LePage, East Kootenay Realty.
Tourism & Hospitality Excellence Award
The Tourism & Hospitality Excellence Award goes to Northstar Group
The Tourism & Hospitality Excellence Award recognizes a business or individual that has shown dedication to professionalism and has demonstrated commitment to consistently providing excellent food or service or has made a significant contribution to attracting and/or keeping visitors in Kimberley and promoting Kimberley as a destination.
This award was sponsored by Tourism Kimberley
Employee of the Year Award
Employee of the Year Award goes to Natalie Johnson, Resorts of the Canadian Rockies
The Employee of the Year Award recognizes an employee who is personable and respectful, strives for excellence, is reliable, and plays a vital role in the success of the business.
This award was sponsored by Rachelle Langlois, CFP – Sun Life Financial advisor
Business to Business Excellence Award
Business 2 Business Excellence Award goes to Kootenay Computer
The Business to Business Excellence Award recognizes a business that is regarded as excellent in service between companies, rather than between a company and individual consumer. A business that demonstrates outstanding achievement and leadership in providing products and services to other businesses.
This award was sponsored by Resorts of the Canadian Rockies.
Wade Jarvis at Bohemian Spirits
The Entrepreneur of the Year Award goes to Wade Jarvis at Bohemian Spirits
Home & Mobile Business of the Year Award
Home and Mobile Business of the Year Award goes to Ellissa Gillen RMT
The Home & Mobile Business of the Year Award recognizes a home based or mobile business that shows initiative, creativity and a strong work ethic while building a successful and sustainable growing enterprise.
This award was sponsored by Exact Tax
The Keystone Award
The Keystone Award goes to Kimberley Alpine Resort
The Keystone Award recognizes a business that has made long term contributions to the business community, being an anchor in the business community, whose business continues to make Kimberley a desirable place to live, eat, shop after years of service.
This award was sponsored by Creme Cheese Shop
Rising Star Award
Rising Star Award goes to Creme Cheese Shop
The Rising Star Award recognizes a new business or individual that is showing growth and potential with innovative new business concepts, trends, or growth to existing business.
This award was sponsored by BDO Canada
The Health, Wellness & Fitness Award
The Health, Wellness, Fitness Award} goes to GYM 67
The Health, Wellness & Fitness Award recognizes a business or organization that has a positive influence on the health behaviours of the residents of Kimberley. Their business or organization helps customers by promoting healthy diet and/or physical activity.
This award was sponsored by Healthy Kimberley
Professional Services Award
Professional Services Award goes to North Star Veterinary Clinic
The Professional Service Award recognizes a professional or organization that provides an outstanding specialized service in the professional field; including (but not restricted to) lawyers, physicians, health professionals, veterinarians, accountants, and management consultants.
This award was sponsored by Genex Marketing
Retail Services Award
Retail Services Award goes to Arrow & Axe
The retail services award recognizes a retail business that exemplifies excellence in customer service, innovation, and marketing.
This award was sponsored by Ktown Custom Auto.
Congratulations to you all for your hard work! You deserve to be recognized for your outstanding contribution to Kimberley’s business community.
Kimberley and District Chamber of Commerce photos