Chamber Announces Nominees for 2013 Business Excellence Awards

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September 30, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce Announces Nominees for 2013 Business Excellence Awards

(TRI-CITIES) September 30, 2013 – The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce our nominees for the 2013 Business Excellence Awards!

The Business Excellence Awards were created to recognize outstanding businesses in the Tri-Cities.  Each of the nominated businesses and individuals has demonstrated excellence in business and a passion for our community.  We will be honouring this year’s nominees at our annual Nominees Luncheon, to be held at the Westwood Plateau Golf and Country Club, on October 30th, 2013.

Our 2013 nominees are:

SMALL BUSINESS OF THE YEAR
ABC Printing Unlimited Centre
Alliance Printing
Butter Media Inc.
Coast Therapy
Express Employment Professionals
Maureen Seguin, Realtor
Rocky Point Crossfit
SNAP Coquitlam
The Runners' Den

BUSINESS OF THE YEAR (10-50 EMPLOYEES)
Cap’s Westwood Cycle
Comensoli Foods
Healing Cedar Wellness
Home Instead Senior Care
Mardon Insurance Brokers (Coquitlam)
Port Moody Auto & Air
Troico Home Solutions

BUSINESS OF THE YEAR (50+ EMPLOYEES)
Metro Motors
Rhema Health Products
Vancity (Tri-Cities Branches)
Wesgar Inc.
Westwood Plateau Golf & Country Club

BUSINESS LEADER OF THE YEAR
Anita Wilson, Coast Therapy
Kelly Hobbis, Cap’s Westwood Cycle
Nic Girgulis, Boulevard Casino
Wim Vander Zalm, Art Knapp Plantland

NOT-FOR-PROFIT OF THE YEAR
Austin Heights BIA
Crossroads Hospice Society
ACCESS Youth Outreach Society
Port Coquitlam BIA
Tri-City Transitions

COMMUNITY SPIRIT AWARD
Coquitlam Express Junior A Hockey
Dean Washington, RPM Media Inc.
Greg Garrison, Mardon Insurance Brokers
Jordan Birch, Get Out of Doors Coaching
Mark Pettie, Pettie Insurance & Financial Services
Sandy & Cathy Burpee, Tri-Cities Homelessness & Housing Task Group
Susan Jarema, New Earth Marketing
 
The list of nominees and links to their respective websites are available on the Business Excellence Awards page of our website.

The decision process to choose our Business Excellence Awards finalists will begin after the Nominees Luncheon.  Finalists will be announced by the end of 2013.  Winners will be awarded at our annual Chamber Gala at the Red Robinson Show Theatre on February 1st, 2014.

Congratulations to all our nominees!
 

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BACKGROUNDER
The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce is a proactive network of business-minded individuals that are committed to acting as an accessible, visible, supportive and reciprocal resource to our members and the Tri-Cities at large, communicating their collective voice to help shape a prosperous business community.

Laura Melvin, Communications & Marketing Manager
laura@tricitieschamber.com
604.464.2716

Contact:
Laura Melvin, Communications & Marketing Manager
laura@tricitieschamber.com, (604) 464-2716