2014 Business Excellence Awards Nominees

The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce the nominees for our 2014 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 30, 2014.

Our nominees for the 2014 Business Excellence Awards are:

Small Business of the Year

A3 Creative Solutions

Anytime Fitness

Aurifex Jewellers

Beyond the Grape

Caydance Studios

Chic & Unique Event Design

Coquitlam Florist

D. Kwasnicky & Associates Inc.

Eden West Fine Food & Gifts Ltd.

Engineered Bodies

Hair We Are Beauty Boutique

Maureen Seguin Realtor

Mobil1 Lube Express Port Moody

Montridge Financial

Sharon Perry Chartered Accountant

The Cotton Candy Kids

Trophy Centre

Business of the Year (10-50 Employees)

Alliance Printing

Caffe Divano

Coast Therapeutic & Sports Massage

Community Fire Prevention Ltd.

Denis E. Boyd & Associates Inc.

International Submarine Engineering

Business of the Year (50+ Employees)

Dynamic Structures

Earls Restaurant

Home Instead Senior Care

Natural Factors

Pacific Coast Terminals Co. Ltd.


Westwood Honda

Community Spirit Award

Envision Financial

Hair We Are Beauty Boutique

John Wolff, Investors Group

Kelly Strongitharm, Ruben’s Shoes

Scott Masse, Mardon Insurance Brokers

Sharon Perry, Sharon Perry Chartered Accountant Inc.

Smithrite Disposal

Vancity Savings Credit Union

Not-for-Profit of the Year

ACCESS Youth Outreach Services

Blue Mountain Quilters Guild

Place Des Arts

Société francophone de Maillardville

Soroptimist of the Tri-Cities

Tri-City Transitions Society

Business Leader of the Year

Anita Wilson, Coast Therapeutic & Sports Massage

Curt Allison, Express Employment Professionals Coquitlam

Ken Catton, Pacific Coast Terminals Co. Ltd.

Lisa Smith, Mint Hair Lounge

Thomas L. Spraggs, Thomas L. Spraggs & Co. Law Corporation

The list of nominees and links to their respective websites are available on our website at www.tricitieschamber.com

The selection process to choose our Business Excellence Awards finalists will begin after the Nominees’ Luncheon. Finalists will be announced by the end of 2014. Winners will be awarded at our annual Chamber Gala at the Hard Rock Casino Vancouver Theatre on January 31, 2015.

Congratulations to all our nominees!

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.


For further information, please contact:

Paige Petriw

Events Coordinator
Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce
T: 604.464.2716