Chamber Congratulates Business Excellence Awards Winners

(Tri-Cities) February 2, 2015 – The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce congratulates the winners of the 2014 Business Excellence Awards!  Winners in each of our six categories have demonstrated success, innovation and passion in their respective fields.  The Tri-Cities Chamber recognized the accomplishments of these businesses and individuals at the annual Chamber Gala on January 31st hosted at the Hard Rock Casino Vancouver Theatre.  Attendees enjoyed an evening of celebration, fine food and drink and entertainment emceed by CBC Radio One’s, Fred Lee.

We would also like to acknowledge our Chamber Member of the Year Don Layfield as well as our finalists in each of the award categories.  All of the finalists and individuals are an integral part of the Tri-Cities business community and we wish them continued success in their respective industries.

The winners of the 2014 Business Excellence Awards are:

Small Business of the Year
Coquitlam Florist

Business of the Year (10-50 Employees)
International Submarine Engineering

Business of the Year (50+ Employees)
Dynamic Structures

Community Spirit Award
Kelly Strongitharm, Ruben’s Shoes

Not-for-Profit of the Year
Tri-City Transitions Society

Business Leader of the Year
Ken Catton, Pacific Coast Terminals


Chamber Member of the Year
Don Layfield, The Tri-City News

Congratulations to all award winners and nominees! The Tri-Cities Chamber would like to extend a special thank-you to our generous sponsors, without whom this event would not have been possible.

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.