Chamber announces nominations for 2017 Business Excellence Awards

The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce the nominations for our 2017 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 November 1, 2017.

Our nominees for the 2017 Business Excellence Awards are:

Business of the Year (1-10 employees)

A3 Creative Solutions
Butter Studios Photography
Ledgers (Coquitlam)
Coquitlam Florist
Indigenous Corporate Training
JnL Reno and Repair
Redstamp Agency
Sharon Perry Inc., Chartered Professional Accountant
Shawn Lam Video
Strawberries and Sunshine Healing Centre
Strive Health & Performance
TCBY Port Coquitlam
The Angela Calla Mortgage Team – Dominion Lending Centres
Trainwest Management and Consulting
Tri-Cities Cleaning Services
Vigour Health & Beauty
Vivio Flower Gallery
What’s On! PoCo
WTS Wiresless Technical Services
ZED Studio Design

Business of the Year (11-30 employees)

Alliance Printing
Community Fire Prevention
Gold’s Gym Port Coquitlam
Hills Foods
Longevity Graphics
Moody Ales
Redpath Relocations
Rocco’s Deli
Rocky Point Ice Cream
Tirecraft Port Coquitlam
The Giggle Dam Dinner Theatre
The John B Pub

Business of the Year (30+ employees)

Altac Services
Canadian Tire (Coquitlam)
Canstar Restorations
Club Aviva Recreation
Coast Therapy
Dominion Lending Centres
Maple Leaf Self Storage Tri-Cities
School District No. 43 (Coquitlam)
Westwood Honda

Community Spirit Award

Coast Therapy
Coquitlam Florist
Janice Domingo, City of Coquitlam
Royal Canadian Legion Branch 133
Sharon Perry, Sharon Perry Inc. Chartered Professional Accountant
The Giggle Dam Dinner Theatre
Trainwest Management and Consulting Inc.
What’s On! PoCo

Not-For-Profit of the Year

Access Youth Outreach Services
Community Integration Services Society
Community Ventures Society
Coquitlam Firefighters Charitable Society
New View Society
SHARE Family & Community Services Society
Westcoast Family Centres Society

Business Leader of the Year

Al Mattrick, Dion Custom Metal Fabrication & Design
Anita Wilson, Coast Therapy
Barbara Ferchuk, Arthur Murray Dance Studio Coquitlam
Christine Scott, Kinsight
Igor Khraif, Coast Therapy
Jamie Cuthbert, Rocky Point Kayak
Randy, Hnatko, Trainwest Management and Consulting
Ryan Peterson, Finger Food Studios
Vivien Symington, Club Aviva Recreation

Young Professional of the Year

Angela Calla, The Angela Calla Mortgage Team – Dominion Lending Centres
Jenifer Wright, Westwood Plateau Golf & Country Club
Justin Levine, Golbey Law
Kelso Kennedy, Redstamp Agency
Kris Schjelderup, Innovative Fitness
Lindsay Viscount, Longevity Graphics
Paige Petriw, Spotlight Events
Scott Salling, F.I.T. Academy
Shawn Lam, Shawn Lam Video
Trevor Dick, Phoenix Truck & Crane
Vishwa Mohan, Bin 100 Tapas Parlour
Zane Erickson, ZED Studio Design

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

The selection process to choose our Business Excellence Awards finalists will begin after the Nominees’ Luncheon.  Finalists will be announced by the end of 2017.  Winners will be awarded at our annual Chamber Gala at the Hard Rock Casino Vancouver Theatre on January 27, 2018.

Congratulations to all our nominations!

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.

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For further information, please contact:

Stephanie Rennie, Communications & Digital Marketing
Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce
T: 604.468.6874

Stephanie Mah, Events Coordinator
Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce
T: 604.468.6875

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