Business Excellence Awards

The Business Excellence Awards were held at the Kimberley Conference Centre on January 14, 2023 and the winners in each award category were revealed.  And the 2022 Business Excellence Awards winners are:

Home and Mobile Business of the Year Award: Kootenay Canine Adventures

Business to Business Excellence Award: Nicole Leclair Photography

Health, Wellness and Fitness Award: Iron Goat CrossFit

Professional Services Award: Fine + Well Health & Chiropractic

Trades Business or Person of the Year Award: Sommer Electric

Retail Services Award: Treehouse Toy Co

Tourism and Hospitality Award:  The Sullivan Pub

Stan Salikin Community Impact Award: Shannon Duncan - Healthy Kimberley Food Recovery Depot 

Employee of the Year Award: Brittney McLean - Spirit Rock Climbing Centre

Rising Star Award: Kickturn Coffee

Keystone Award: Nina's Hillside Garden

Entrepreneur of the Year Award: Jaime Gordon - Funk Haus Craft Lab

Business of the Year Award: It’s a tie!  Bootleg Bike Co. and Stoke Market

Congratulations to all of the 2022 nominees, finalists and winners. The Chamber is proud to celebrate and recognize business excellence in the Kimberley area.  

Thank you to all of those that attended the event, our volunteers and to all of our event and awards sponsors:  Teck, Columbia Basin Trust, Exact Tax, Genex Marketing, College of the Rockies, Hollywood North Wealth, Save-On-Foods, Kootenay Savings Credit Union, Tourism Kimberley, City of Kimberley, Resorts of the Canadian Rockies, BDO, Sun Life I Silver Path Financial Solutions Inc, Rewind Radio and Wild 104-7 a division of Pattison Media, and The Kimberley Bulletin. 

The well attended event featured Master of Ceremonies Helen Barron, Executive Director of Cranbrook Chamber of Commerce, guest speaker Mayor Don McCormick, keynote speaker Duncan MacLeod, CEO and Head of School of Purcell Collegiate and music by d’linquint and Kootenay Lately. 

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