business excellence award 2016

Chamber Announces 2016 Business Excellence Award Finalists


(TRI-CITIES) November 21, 2016 – The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce our 2016 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 2016 Business Excellence Awards are:

Business of the Year (1-10 Employees)
Anytime Fitness Port Coquitlam
Dion Custom Metal Fabrication & Design
Port Moody Flowers
Shawn Lam Video
Tirecraft Port Coquitlam

Business of the Year (11-30 Employees)
Alliance Printing Ltd.
Natu’oil Services Inc.
Rocky Point Ice Cream

Business of the Year (30+ Employees)
Altac Services Inc.
Associated Labels & Packaging
Finger Food Studios

Young Professional of the Year 
Chris Chong, Butter Studios
Lindsay Viscount, Longevity Graphics
Raj Mutti, Hard Rock Casino Vancouver

Business Leader of the Year
Anita Wilson, Coast Therapy
Bradley Leitch, Soccer Express Trading Corp.
Tom Ramsay, Meridian RV

Community Spirit Award
Ethical Waste Services
Jason Jakubec, Lawyers West LLP.
Phoenix Truck & Crane

Not-for-Profit of the Year
Coquitlam Firefighters Charitable Society
The Rotary Clubs of the Tri-Cities
The Simon Fraser Society for Community Living

“Congratulations to the 2016 Business Excellence Awards Finalists,” said Michael Hind, Chief Executive Officer of the Chamber. “With a record-breaking amount of nominees, I’m proud to say that the Tri-Cities is growing as a vibrant and thriving business community. These businesses have demonstrated an exemplary record in business and a passion for the Tri-Cities community.”
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. Visit, read about each of the finalists, and then vote for your favourites. Your votes will help our judging panel choose our winners.
Winners will be awarded at our annual Chamber Gala on January 28th, 2017 at the Hard Rock Casino Vancouver Theatre.  Visit to register.
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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.