Chamber Announces 2019 Business Excellence Awards Finalists

(TRI-CITIES) November 21, 2019 – The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce our 2019 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 2019 Business Excellence Awards are:

Business of the Year (1-10 Employees)
Aging My Way Home Care
Dave’s Custom Metal Works
PlayWorks Physio
Squish Juicery
Strive Health + Performance

Business of the Year (11-30 Employees)
Creative Transportation Solutions
PULSE Dance Centre
West World Paper

Business of the Year (30+ Employees)
Coast Therapy
Executive Plaza Hotel Coquitlam
Hard Rock Casino Vancouver

Young Professional of the Year
Kelso Kennedy, RedStamp Agency
Taryn Barker, The Little Butcher
Yasaman Madanikia, Expressions Counselling

Business Leader of the Year
Chris Chong, Butter Studios
Ryan Peterson, Finger Food
Angela Calla, The Angela Calla Mortgage Team

Community Spirit Award
Sandpiper Signs & Decals
Team Léo – RE/MAX All Points Realty

Not-for-Profit of the Year
Build a Biz Kids
New View Society


“Congratulations to the 2019 Business Excellence Awards Finalists,” says Michael Hind, Chief Executive Officer of the Tri-Cities Chamber. “We’re excited to recognize all of the hard work, innovation and dedication of our diverse 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 Business Excellence Awards Gala on February 1, 2020 at the Hard Rock Casino Vancouver. Click here 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.

For further information, please contact:

Ine Van Aken, Communications Coordinator


Chloe Wan, Events Coordinator