Chamber Announces 2018 Business Excellence Awards Winners

(TRI-CITIES) January 28, 2019 – The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 Business Excellence Awards.  Winners in each of our eight 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 Business Excellence Awards Gala on January 28, 2019, hosted at The Molson Canadian Theatre at the Hard Rock Casino Vancouver.

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

Congratulations to all award winners and nominees, and thank you to all those who attended the Gala.

The winners of the 2018 Business Excellence Awards are:

Business of the Year (1-10 Employees)
Golbey Law

Business of the Year (11-30 Employees)
The Giggle Dam Dinner Theatre

Business of the Year (30+ Employees)
Community Fire Prevention

Community Spirit Award
Sandy Burpee, Tri-Cities Homelessness & Housing Task Group

Not-for-Profit of the Year
SHARE Family & Community Services Society

Business Leader of the Year
Josh Bath, Keller Williams ELITE Realty

Young Professional of the Year

Byron Vallis, Mariner Brewing

Chamber Member of the Year

Desiree Dupuis, Ruben’s Shoes
“We are extremely proud of the wealth of outstanding businesses here in the Tri-Cities,” said Michael Hind, CEO of the Chamber. “All of the 2018 finalists have demonstrated business excellence and a commitment to bettering our community, they should be extremely proud of their nominations, they’re all winners.”

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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.

Stephanie Rennie, Communications & Digital Marketing Manager