Greater Victoria Business Awards Recognize Local Achievements

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The Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce celebrated local business excellence during the Greater Victoria Business Awards on April 20 at The Fairmont Empress.
From start-ups to legends, the Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce’s annual Business Awards and its 14 categories shine a light on hard working businesses, business people and community leaders with achievements worth celebrating. In 2017, The Chamber has added two new categories: Chamber Member of the Year and Non-Profit of the Year.
The 2017 award winners are:
Business Leadership
Western Interior Design Group Ltd   —   video
Finalist: Fort Properties Ltd.   —  video
New Business
Freshworks Studio   —  video
Finalist: Loomo Marketing   —  video
Business of the Year (1-10 Employees)
Balance Home Cleaning   —  video
Finalist: BC Hazmat Management   —  video
Business of the Year (11-39 Employees)
Orca Spirit Adventures   —  video
Finalist: Proline Management Ltd.   —  video
Business of the Year (40+)
Beanstream   —  video
Finalist: Peninsula Co-op   —  video
Outstanding Workplace
Smart Dolphins IT Solutions Inc.   —  video
Finalist: Checkfront Inc.   —  video
Innovation
Flytographer   —  video
Finalist: Coastal Community Credit Union & Insurance   —  video
Outstanding Customer Service
STS Pain Pharmacy   —  video
Finalist: Outlooks for Men   —  video
Sustainable Business Practices
Bernhardt Contracting Ltd.   —  video
Finalist: City Green Solutions Society   —  video
Business Person of the Year
Mandy Farmer, Accent Inns | Hotel Zed   —  video
Finalist: Scott Burley, 2 Burley Men Moving Ltd.   —  video
Young Entrepreneur of the Year
Rachel Paish, Passion & Performance   —  video
Finalist: Glen Smethurst, Van Isle Paint and Island Digital Marketing   —  video
Non-Profit of the Year
Lifetime Networks   —  video
Finalist: Our Place Society   —  video
Chamber Member of the Year
Dan Dagg, Hot House Marketing   —  video
Governors’ Lifetime Achievement Award Winner

Mel Cooper

TELUS Victoria Community Board – video