Congratulations to the winners of our 2013 BEAs


Chamber Congratulates Business Excellence Awards Winners

(TRI-CITIES) February 3, 2014 – The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce congratulates the winners of the 2013 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 February 1st hosted at the Hard Rock Casino Vancouver Theatre.  Attendees enjoyed an evening of celebration, fine food and drink and entertainment emceed by JRFM’s Karen Daniels.

We would also like to acknowledge our Chamber Member of the Year Mark Pettie as well as our finalists in each of the award categories.  These businesses 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 2013 Business Excellence Awards are:

Small Business of the Year
Butter Media Inc.

Business of the Year (10-50 Employees)
Cap’s Westwood Cycle

Business of the Year (50+ Employees)
Metro Motors

Community Spirit Award
Greg Garrison, Mardon Insurance Brokers (Coquitlam) Inc.

Not-for-Profit of the Year
Crossroads Hospice Society

Business Leader of the Year
Wim Vander Zalm, Art Knapp


Chamber Member of the Year
Mark Pettie, Pettie Insurance and Financial Services

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.