Kimberley’s Business Excellence Awards winners
The Kimberley Business Excellence Awards Gala was held on October 22.
It was a sold-out event and the Kimberley & District Chamber of Commerce is already planning the 2017 gala to be on October 21.
Thank you for all of those who came out to support of 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, said Chamber Manager Mike Guarnery.
This year’s award winners
Entrepreneur of the Year – sponsored by the Business Development Bank of Canada: Tamarack Dispensaries
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
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