Business Excellence Awards nominees revealed

The three finalists in each category will be announced on June 27, the same day gala tickets will go on sale. The gala will be held on Oct. 26 at the Coast Kamloops Hotel and Conference Centre

Nominations for the 2019 Business Excellence Awards have been revealed by the Kamloops Chamber of Commerce and MNP.

The 33rd annual Business Excellence Awards are presented by the Kamloops Chamber of Commerce and MNP.

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An independent selection committee will now score each nominee, with finalists named at the end of June.

The awards program culminates with a gala ceremony that celebrates the Kamloops business community and highlights 17 award winners in total. Beside the 16 categories listed below, the chamber board also annually awards the Business of the Year, chosen from recipients of the other award categories.

The three finalists in each category will be announced on June 27, the same day tickets will go on sale to the public for the gala, which will be held on Oct. 26 at the Coast Kamloops Hotel and Conference Centre.

“Nominees of the Business Excellence Awards have told us that their nominations have significantly increased their visibility and recognition in the community,” said Chamber president Joshua Knaak. “We congratulate all this year’s nominees and invite the public to patronize these great local businesses.” 

2019 Business Excellence Award Nominees

 

Excel Personnel | Business Person of the Year

Abbott Wealth Management Inc. – Mark Bertoli

Academy of Dance – Krista Faraday

Akimbo Dance Studio – Kim Enns

Brazilian Dog Guru Facility – Fernando Silva

Ellie Stevens Realtor – Ellie Stevens

Expedia Cruiseship Centers Travel – Kelly VanGenne

Ezzzy Moving – Jason Nijjer

Fresh Inc – Jennifer McKinney

Horizon Dental – Cindy Nagel

ICI Electrical Engineering, Ltd. – Sean Bouchard

Janice Otremba Coaching and Consulting – Janice Otremba

Kelson Group – Ron Fawcett

Ladies Only Fitness – Delrae Kohnert

Lyons Landscaping Ltd – Colin Lyons

Moon Wok – Faith Leung

MSport6 – Monique Vek

Nourishing Gourmet – Sameena Sandhu

Overtime Apparel & Promotions  - Kristy Thompson

Portfolio Interiors – Dan Pan

Red Wing Shoes – Ryan Gentile

River City Realty – Vince Cavaliere

Riverside Energy Services – Greg Lambertus

Royal Lepage - Cindy Leibel

Sakred Skin & Studio – Denise Leigh

Scotts Inn & Restaurant – Atish Patel

Staples – Brock Watkins

Sun Peaks Independent News (SPIN) – Brandi Schier

Sun Ridge Contracting Ltd.– Carrie Leonard

Sweet Home Café – Mack Kanakubo

Sweet Spot Cupcakes – Natalie Fournier

Tastefull Excursions – Maatje Stamp-Vincent

Top 40 Woodworks Ltd – Jack Mendes

We Love Dogs – Colby Zawada 

 

TRU School of Business and Economics |Young Entrepreneur of the Year

Cocoa Dot Cakes – Meagan Schultz

Common Sound – Jesse Faubert

Deadly Awesome Detailing – Bobby Bentrott

Force Electric Ltd – Behn Stevens

GK Sound – Greg Klohn

Ladies Only Fitness – Delrae Kohnert

Red Beard Café – Mitchel Forgie

Sun City Optics – Janine Santiago

Sun Peaks Independent News (SPIN) – Brandi Schier

 

River City Nissan | Employer of the Year

A&T Project Developments Inc

Abbott Wealth Management Inc.

Academy of Dance

Accent Inns Inc

Adaptive Sports Sun Peaks

Ezzzy Moving

Forward Law

FRESH Inc.

Horizon Dental

Kamloops Alarm & Electric

Lyon's Landscaping

Portfolio Interiors

River City Realty

Rocky Mountaineer

Scott’s Inn & Restaurant

Season's Health Therapies

 

Venture Kamloops | Small Business of the Year 

Academy of Dance

BARRE Kamloops

BeTeased

Bliss Float Centre

Boomers Automotive

Brazilian Dog Guru Facility

Cleasbys Janitorial

Country Auto Sales

Cutting Edge Consulting Group

Deadly Awesome Detailing

Decorated Interiors

Excel Personnel

Ezzzy Moving

Force Electric Ltd

Fresh Inc.

Global Goddess Aromatherapy

Horizon Dental

Knit 2 Yarns

Ladies Only Fitness

Nourishing Gourmet

Overtime Apparel & Promotions

River City Realty

Riverside Energy Services

Sakred Skin & Studio

Scotts Inn & Restaurant Skin

Storms on the River

Sun City Optics

Sun Peaks Independent News (SPIN)

Sweet Spot Cupcakes

Tastefull Excursions

The Ruby Room

Visual Signs

We Love Dogs

 

Kamloops Home Hardware | Not-For-Profit of the Year 

Adaptive Sports Sun Peaks

ASK Wellness Society

Big Little Science Center Society

Canadian Home Builders' Association Central Interior

Children's Circle Daycare Society

Heritage Railway Society

Kamloops Therapeutic Riding Association

People In Motion

 

City of Kamloops | Community Service Award

A Groess Underground

Abbott Wealth Management

Ellie Stevens Realtor

FRESH Inc.

Janice Otremba Coaching and Consulting

Kamloops Kia

Lyons Landscaping

Sakred Skin & Studio

Scott’s Inn & Restaurant

 

Rocky Mountaineer | Environmental Stewardship Award

A Groess Underground

Cachelin Construction

Cleanway Supply

Houle Electric Ltd

Kamloops Food Bank

Trout Creek Homes and Millwork

 

Open Door Group | Inclusive Workplace Award

ACT Labs

Emterra Environmental

Mary Browns Chicken

Papa Murphys

Red Beard Cafe

Rona

Smart Options

TLC for Pets

West-Can Auto

 

BDC Business Development Bank | Manufacturer Award

Cocoa Dot Cakes

Fastcut CNC

Scorpion Technologies

Top 40 Woodworks Ltd

Trout Creek Homes and Millwork

Valleyview Industries

 

Domtar | Resource Industry Award

Foraco Canada Ltd

Loewen Equipment Manufacturing

Munden Ventures Ltd

Nu Tech Fire and Safety

Trout Creek Homes and Millwork

 

Aberdeen Mall | Retailer 1 – 10 Staff Award

BeTeased

Kamloops Kia

Katja’s Quilt Shoppe

Overtime Apparel & Promotions

Portfolio Interiors

Real Deals on Home Decor - Kamloops

Sweet Spot Cupcakes

The Ruby Room

Wholesale Furniture Brokers

 

Valley First Insurance | Retailer Award 11+ Staff

Art Knapps

Costco

Kamloops Kia

River City Nissan

Save on Foods – Sahali

 

FIT Financial | Service Provider Award 1-10 Staff

Academy of Dance

Bliss Float Centre

Brazilian Dog Guru

Cleasbys Janitorial

Concord First General

Ellie Stevens Realtor

Excel Personnel

Kamloops Alarm

Kamloops Ford Lincoln

Kamloops Insurance

Kamloops Kia

Kamloops Oral Surgery & Implant Center

Kamloops Powder Coating

Kamshine Auto

Nourishing Gourmet

River City Realty

Sakred Skin & Studio

Skin

Tanika Spa

 

Kamloops Chamber | Service Provider Award 11+ Staff

Abbott Wealth Management Inc.

Brazilian Dog Guru Facility

Kamloops Ford Lincoln

Kamloops Kia

Kelson Group

Nurse Next Door

Rocky Mountaineer

Royal Bank of Canada

Season's Health Therapies

Service Plus

South Thompson RV

Tastefull Excursions

Trout Creek Homes and Millwork

 

BCLC | Technology Innovator Award

Horizon Dental

ICI Electrical Engineering, Ltd.

Riverside Energy Services

Scorpion Technologies

Trout Creek Homes and Millwork

 

Kamloops Chamber | Tourism and Hospitality Award

Divine Wine Tours

Fresh Tracks Leadership Development

Paddlesurfit

Rocky Mountaineer

Scotts Inn & Restaurant

Sweet Home Cafe

Tastefull Excursions

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