2011 Award Finalists Revealed
Posted September 7, 2011
For Release 8:00PM PDT
September 7, 2011
2011 Award Finalists Revealed
Kamloops Chamber of Commerce and TD Canada Trust announced the finalists for the 2011 Business Excellence Awards at the chamber’s monthly social this evening.
“We congratulate all 140 nominees and our 47 finalists,” said Peter Aylen, President of the Kamloops Chamber. “Now the excitement builds as the final winners are chosen over the next month.”
Traci Froese, Small Business Advisor with TD Canada Trust stated, “TD Canada Trust is proud to sponsor the Business Excellence Awards again this year. These finalists have made a real impact in our community and we wish them all good luck.”
The 45 independent Selection Committee members will now research and interview each finalist to determine the winners of the coveted 2011 Kamloops Chamber of Commerce | TD Canada Trust Business Excellence Awards.
Winners of the awards will be announced at the Business Excellence Awards Gala, to be held the evening of Saturday, October 22nd. This event always sells out early, so it is advisable to reserve your seats soon. Tickets are available for $115 ($95 for chamber members).
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2011 Business Excellence Awards Finalists:
City of Kamloops Community Service Award
· Canadian Tire Kamloops
· NRI Distribution
Venture Kamloops Resource Industry Award
· Douglas Lake Cattle Company
· G&T Metallurgical
Berwick on the Park Service Provider Award 1-10 Staff
· Conscientious Catering
· Sandler Training
BC Hydro Power Smart Green Award 1-10 Staff
· Crawford Electric
· Culture Care Landscaping
· Windcor Power Systems Corp.
Kamloops Ford Lincoln Service Provider Award 11+ Staff
· Chubb Edwards
· Daley & Company
· Kamloops Convention Centre
RBC Green Award 11+ Staff
· Nature’s Fare Markets
· Ridgepointe at Pineview
· South Thompson Inn & Conference Centre
Home Based Business of the Year Award
· Kamloops Momma Magazine
· Made with Love Delectable Edibles
· Spark your Imagination
· Uncle Chris the Clown
Aberdeen Mall Retailer Award 1-10 Staff
· Hi-Tech Vacuums
· Jardines Domaine
· Lizzie Bits Baby Co
BCLC Technology Innovator Award
· AxiMech Technologies Corporation
· Net Shift Media
· Visual Statement
Underwriters Insurance Brokers Retailer Award 11+ Staff
· Kamloops Harley Davidson
· Wholesale Sports Outdoor Outfitters
Tourism Kamloops & Tourism Sun Peaks
Tourism & Hospitality Award
· Bear Country Property Management Ltd.
· Best Western Kamloops Plus
· Hotel 540
BDC Business Development Bank Manufacturer Award
· Craig’s Bakery
· Hytracker Manufacturing Ltd.
· Scorpion Technologies Inc.
Excel Personnel Business Person of the Year Award
· Peter Cameron-Inglis – Greater Than Technology
· Mike Miltimore – Lee’s Music
· Natalie Peace – Booster Juice
Thompson Rivers University School of Business & Economics
Young Entrepreneur Award
· Ashley Gribble – Kamloops Urban Tailz Pet Care
· Jennifer Harbaruk – Lizzie Bits Baby Co
· Shawn Harnett – At Your Service Catering
· Michael Koehn – Mindteams Professional Support Services
Home Hardware First Nations Business of the Year Award
· CSC Electric Ltd.
· Manny Tan
· Salto Waterworks
We would like to thank all our sponsors for helping to make this event possible!