Chamber announces 2014 Business Excellence Awards finalists

The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce our 2014 Business Excellence Awards Finalists!  All of our nominees demonstrated passion for business and the Tri-Cities community.  We wish them all great success in their respective industries.

The finalists for the 2014 Business Excellence Awards are:

Small Business of the Year
Beyond the Grape On Premise Winemaking Ltd. (Port Moody)
Coquitlam Florist (Port Coquitlam)
Sharon Perry Inc., Chartered Accountant (Coquitlam)

Business of the Year (10-50 Employees)
Caffe Divano (Port Moody)
Coast Therapy (Port Coquitlam)
International Submarine Engineering (Port Coquitlam)

Business of the Year (50+ Employees)
Dynamic Structures (Port Coquitlam)
Sysco (Port Coquitlam)
Westwood Honda (Port Moody)

Not-for-Profit of the Year
ACCESS Youth Outreach Services (Port Coquitlam)
Soroptimist of the Tri-Cities
Tri-City Transitions Society (Port Coquitlam)

Business Leader of the Year
Curt Allison, Express Employment Professionals (Coquitlam)
Ken Catton, Pacific Coast Terminals Co. Ltd. (Port Moody)
Thomas L. Spraggs, Spraggs & Company (Coquitlam)

Community Spirit Award
John Wolff, Investors Group (Coquitlam)
Kelly Strongitharm, Ruben’s Shoes (Port Moody)
Scott Masse, Mardon Insurance Brokers (Coquitlam)

Check out your finalists online! We’re asking Tri-Cities residents to weigh in on who they think should win in each of our categories.

Winners will be awarded at our annual Chamber Gala on January 31st, 2015 at the Hard Rock Casino Vancouver Theatre.  Details will appear on our website at in the coming weeks.