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34th Annual Kamloops Chamber & MNP Business Excellence Awards Nominees Announced
Business Excellence Awards Nominees Announced For Immediate Release: 20.07.14
Kamloops, BC – Nominations for the 2020 Business Excellence Awards were released today by the Kamloops Chamber of Commerce and MNP LLP. The complete list of nominees is attached.
The 34th annual Business Excellence Awards are brought to the community by the Kamloops Chamber of Commerce and MNP LLP.
Nominations have now closed for 2020 and an independent selection committee will be tasked with scoring each nominee. The chamber received 305 nominations, nominating 238 unique Kamloops businesses. The Chamber also introduced two new awards for 2020:
- Community Futures Thompson Country Emerging Business of the Year
- Excellence in Trades Award
Revised timeline leading up to the awards evening is as follows:
- June – Eligible nominees submit their responses to the Kamloops Chamber
- July – An independent selection committee, comprised of business leaders for each of the award categories, scores each nominee.
- Late July – MNP tabulates the scores and informs the selection committee of the top 3 finalists in each award category.
- End of July – Kamloops Chamber announces finalists to public
- August – mid-September – Selection committee interviews all finalists to determine award recipients
- October 24 – Business Excellence Awards Evening – stay tuned for more details
“It is difficult to not yearn for 2019 and the success that our business community had in that year.
Now, more than ever, it is critical that we take the time to celebrate the best that our Kamloops business community has to offer.
As we reflect on that success of the past, it is important that we continue to support these great local businesses as they adapt to our changing world.
We’re proud to have broaden our award categories this year to better encompass our diverse community, the categories that we’ve added are the “Emerging Business of the Year” and the “Excellence in Trades” awards.”
2020 Business Excellence Award Nominees
Please note – not all nominees are eligible for the categories nominated for.
Business Person of the Year
Peter Aylen Absorbent Products Ltd. Krista Faraday Academy of Dance Kristoffer Brunsgaard Adroit Technologies Brittany Strebchuk Aglow Wedding Decor and Event Rentals Cjay Boisclair Askem Talent Janet Bolton Bolton's Landscape Maintenance Cindy Humphrey Earl's Restaurant Kamloops Dr. Dhaval Admar Empire Dental Jason Nijjer Ezzzy Moving & Cleaning Calli-Jo Duncan Far and Wide Greg Klohn GK Sound John Zubak John Zubak Project Management & Consulting Steve Davidson Kamloops Ford Lincoln Brittany Strebchuk Kamloops Photo Booths Shalen Curle Let’s Move Studio Kent Fawcett Local Pulse Colin Lyons Lyons Landscaping Andy Miller Miller & Associates Wealth Management Krystin Nali Nalitech Financial Solutions Kier Robertson Robertson Manufacturing Ltd. Atish Patel Scott's Inn & Restaurant Robb Lewis Signature Signs & Printing Gordon Stamp- Vincent TasteFull Excursions Anna Harrison Thrive Business Strategies Ashley Eaton Winmar Property Restoration Specialists
City of Kamloops | Community Service Award
Adroit Technologies Antons sport corporation Askem Talent Cam's Lawn Maintenance Chartwell Kamloops Retirement Residence Ebata Eye Care Optometry E-ZZZY Moving & Cleaning Fuel Supplements, Vitamins, Nutrition Ginger Turley Artistry Home hardware on Jospeh way Kamloops Ford Lincoln Let’s Move Studio Local Pulse Lyons Landscaping Mortgage Alliance Kamloops Community Band NextGen Electrical Services Ltd. Nutech Safety Scott's Inn & Restaurant Tastefull Excurisons Wilson M Beck Insurance Group Winmar Property Restoration Specialists
Kamloops Chamber | Employer of the Year
Abbott Wealth Management Academy of Dance Adroit Technologies Aglow Wedding Decor and Event Rentals Chartwell Kamloops Retirement Residence CheckMate Fire Prevention Inc. Earl's Restaurant Kamloops Ebata Eye Care Optometry Empire Dental GK Sound Kamloops Ford Lincoln Let’s Move Studio Lyons Landscaping NextGen Electrical Services Ltd. RBC Royal Bank Robertson Manufacturing Ltd. Scott's Inn & Restaurant Summit Gourmet Meats TasteFull Excursions Winmar Property Restoration Specialists
Open Door Group | Inclusive Workplace
Adroit Technologies Kamloops Ford Lincoln Scott's Inn & Restaurant Sun Peaks Yoga TasteFull Excursions Kamloops Home Hardware Monte Creek Ranch Winery Summit Gourmet Meats
Venture Kamloops | Small Business of the Year
Academy of Dance Adroit Technologies Aglow Wedding Decor and Event Rentals Ahh YaY Café Ashley Godin Photography Askem Talent Bliss Float Centre Bolton's Landscape Maintenance Bright Eye Brewing Cam's Lawn Maintenance City Centre Auto Service Cleasby's Janitorial Contracting Cutting Edge Consulting Inc. Diverse Training Ebata Eye Care Optometry Empire Dental Ezzzy Moving & Cleaning Far and Wide Fuel Supplements, Vitamins, Nutrition Heavy Metal Gym Kamloops Alarm Kamloops Photo Booths Kamloops Urban Tailz Lashed & Waxed by Natalie Let's Move Studio Local Pulse Miller & Associates Wealth Management Nalitech Financial Solutions NextGen Electrical Services Ltd. Our Footprints Company Plainsman Construction Robertson Manufacturing Ltd. Runners' Sole Solo Entertainment Sun Peaks Yoga TasteFull Excursions The Edge Hair Salon Valley View Industries Visual Expressionz Winmar Property Restoration Specialists Your Escape Day Spa
Business Development Bank | Manufacturer of the Year
Absorbent Products Ltd. Local Pulse Our Footprints Company Robertson Manufacturing Ltd. Scorpion Technologies Ltd. Valley View Industries Ltd.
Aberdeen Mall | Retailer of the Year
Blue Sky Clothing Co Ebata Eye Care Optometry Far and Wide Fuel Supplements, Vitamins, Nutrition Kamloops Ford Lincoln Lyons Landscaping
Kamloops Chamber | Service Provider 1 – 10 Staff Award
Adroit Technologies Aglow Wedding Decor and Event Rentals Amplified Cafe Askem Talent Bliss Float Centre Bolton's Landscape Maintenance Cleasby's Janitorial Contracting Days to Remember Events and Management Diverse Training Earl's Restaurant Kamloops Ebata Eye Care Optometry Empire Dental Fuel Supplements, Vitamins, Nutrition IDA Northshore Pharmacy and Care Clinic Kamloops Photo Booths Kamloops Urban Tailz Let's Move Studio Miller & Associates Wealth Management Mittz Kitchen Nalitech Financial Solutions Robertson Manufacturing Ltd. Summit Gourmet Meats TasteFull Excursions Wilson M Beck Insurance Group Winmar Property Restoration Specialists Thrive Business Strategies (Anna Harrison) Ezzzy Moving & Cleaning
Kamloops Chamber | Service provider 11+ Staff Award
Canadas Best Value Inn & Suites Kamloops Earl's Restaurant Kamloops Horizon Dental Kamloops Ford Lincoln Lyons Landscaping Miller & Associates Wealth Management Monte Creek Ranch Winery NextGen Electrical Services Ltd. Redline Motorsport Ltd Riverside Small Animal Hospital Ltd. Scott's Inn & Restaurant TasteFull Excursions
BCLC | Technology Innovator Award
Absorbent Products Ltd Adroit Technologies Empire Dental iTel Networks Pixel Architect
Kamloops Chamber | Excellence in Trades Award
Cutting Edge Consulting Inc. Kamloops Alarm NextGen Electrical Services Ltd. TasteFull Excursions Visual Expressionz Visual Signs and Printing Kamloops Ford Lincoln
Community Futures Thompson Country | Emerging Business of the Year Award
Ashley Godin Photography Askem Talent Captured By Nicole Photography CentreCore HVAC Services Empire Dental Far and Wide Ginger Turley Artistry Heavy Metal Gym Lashed & Waxed by Natalie Local Pulse Miller & Associates Wealth Management NextGen Electrical Services Ltd. Our Footprints Company Pepper Pixel + Pepper Sun Peaks Yoga TasteFull Excursions Well Urned Wingate Kamloops
TRU School of Business and Economics | Young Entrepreneur of the Year
Aglow Wedding Decor and Event Rentals | Brittany Strebchuk Amplified Cafe | Daniel Houghton Askem Talent | Duane and Cjay Boisclair Avenue Media House, Common Sound, Ninth Company | Jesse Faubert Cassidy Watt Artistry Collective | Cassidy Watt Days to Remember Events and Management | Erica Lemak Ebata Eye Care Optometry | Russell Ebata Empire Dental | Dr.Dhaval Admar Far and Wide | Calli-Jo Duncan Kamloops Photo Booths | Brittany Strebchuk Lashed and Waxed by Natalie | Natalie Ofukany Linden & Co | Alaysha Vander Linden Local Pulse | Kent Fawcett NextGen Electrical Services Ltd. | Greg Nalleweg Our Footprints Company | Jennifer Norman Pepper | Stacey Krolow Sun Peaks Yoga | Kayla Alfred TasteFull Excursions | Gordon Stamp-Vincent Valley View Industries Ltd. | Nick Price Winmar Property Restoration Specialists | Ashley Eaton GK Sound | Greg Klohn Pixel Architect | Jeff Masigan Stacey Krolow Photography | Stacey Krolow
Kamloops Home Hardware | Not-For-Profit of the Year
BIG Little Science Centre Kamloops Food Policy Council Kamloops Symphony Orchestra Kamloops Community Band Can-Ital Ladies Society TasteFull Excursions Volunteer Kamloops