Business Excellence Awards – 2019

2018 Business Excellence Awards, presented by

and hosted by

Celebrate with Us

Every year, the Chilliwack Chamber of Commerce, organizations, employees and business owners join together to honour and celebrate business excellence in Chilliwack. The Business Excellence Awards publicly recognize outstanding businesses, organizations and individuals that demonstrate excellence in business and a passion for the community. Join us in showing our respect and appreciation for the local businesses that make Chilliwack an amazing place to live, work, and play.

Platinum Sponsors

Gold Sponsors

Silver & Bronze Sponsors

Aboriginal Business of the year

Presented by Ts’elxwéyeqw Tribe

  • Mussell Crane Manufacturing

  • Nations Creations

  • Luna Float

  • Tzeachten Lands Office

  • Sto:lo Service Agency

Agricultural Producer

Presented by UFV 

  • Quik’s Farm Ltd.

  • Klaassen Farms Ltd.

  • Flavourful Farms

  • Elmido Farms Ltd.

  • Anita’s Organic Mill

Business of the Year

Presented by Baker Newby LLP

  • Odlum Brown Limited

  • Hofstede’s Country Barn

  • Chances Chilliwack

  • Cowork Chilliwack

  • Serenity Chiropractic

  • The Town Butcher

  • The Book Man

  • Metric Civil Contractors Ltd.

  • Valley Proactive Orthotics

  • Langley Concrete Group of Companies

The Chamber Award / Community Engagement

Presented by Odlum Brown

  • Chances Chilliwack

  • Baker Newby LLP

  • Frankie’s Italian Kitchen and Bar

  • GT Hiring Solutions

  • 89.5 the Drive

Development Excellence

Presented by CADREB

  • Algra Bros Development Ltd

  • Emil Anderson Construction and Road Maintenance

  • Klaassen Contracting

  • Van Maren Construction Group Ltd.

  • Karvin Developments

Dining Excellence

Presented by The Progress

  • Frankie’s Italian Kitchen and Bar

  • Lakeside Beach Club

  • The Well Public House at Chances Casino

  • Preston’s Restaurant and Lounge

  • Greek Islands

  • Curly Kale Eatery

  • Bravo Restaurant and Lounge

  • Shandhar Hut

  • Vita Bella Bistro

  • Cultivate Cafe

Employee of the Year

Presented by Next Level Financial

  • Keri Ardell

  • Brianna Hooker

  • Marinel Kniseley

  • Sara Anthony

  • Sharlene Charlton

  • Shelley Bolan

  • Courtnee Poirier

  • Stephen Kuzma

  • Rhonda Dyck

  • Nicole Prosser

Inclusive Employer

Presented by Chilliwack Society for Community Living

  • Southern Drip Irrigation

  • Downtown BIA

  • Denbow

  • Home Depot

  • London Drugs

  • Decades Coffee Club

  • The Real Canadian Superstore

  • Recreation Excellence

  • Winners

  • Mr. Mike’s Steakhouse Casual

Manufacturing Excellence

Presented by TD Canada Trust

  • Nations Creations

  • Ironside Manufacturing and Design

  • Langley Concrete Group of Companies

  • Escape Trailer Industries

  • Tycrop Trailers

New Business of the Year

Presented by KPMG

  • Did I Mention Flowers

  • Refinery House

  • Restorative Health

  • Namaste Hiking Co.

  • Cottonwood Auto Glass

  • Luna Float

  • Kinetic Signs and Awnings Ltd.

  • Pivot Point Counselling

  • Club XO

  • T.T.F. Education Inc.

Not-For-Profit of the Year

Presented by Chances Casino

  • Chilliwack Bowls of Hope

  • Pacific Community Resource Society

  • Chilliwack Youth Health Center

  • Kiwanis Club of Sardis

  • Rotary Club of Chilliwack Fraser

  • Chilliwack Hospice Society

  • Chilliwack Symphony Orchestra

  • Chilliwack Society for Community Living

  • Wilma’s Transition House

  • Chilliwack Restorative Justice and Youth Advocacy

Professional Services

Presented by Envision Financial

  • Craven Huston Powers Architects

  • Serenity Chiropractic / Dr. Bonnefoy

  • Theresa Le / Personal Real Estate

  • Willow Dental Garrison / Dr. Brooks

  • Melissa Hopfner Photography

  • Optimum Sports & Health Center

  • Valley Proactive Orthotics

  • Valley Waste and Recycling

  • Community Angels

  • Chilliwack Sports Med / Kerri-Ann Swartz

Recreation, Leisure and Hospitality Excellence

Presented by MNP LLP

  • Iron House Weightlifting Inc.

  • Studio B Yoga & More Inc.

  • Cultus Lake Golf Club

  • Chilliwack Coast Hotel

  • Mt. Waddington’s Outdoors

  • Garrison Running Co.

Retail Excellence

Presented by 89.5 Drive

  • The Town Butcher

  • Studio B Yoga & More Inc.

  • Mt. Waddington’s Outdoors

  • Real Deals on Home Decor Fraser Valley

  • Lolly’s Fashion Lounge

  • Five Star Motor Sports

  • Hofstede’s Country Barn

  • Garrison Gourmet Greens Co.

  • Big O Tires Chilliwack

  • Lazure Dermapure Clinique

Sustainability Excellence

Presented by the City of Chilliwack

  • The Refillery

  • Pick Eco Refills

  • Concentrix / Convergys Chilliwack

  • The Natural Solution

  • All Things Being Eco

Young Entrepreneur of the Year

Presented by RBC

  • Ascend Fitness Inc. / Tanja Shaw

  • Metric Civil Contractors Ltd. / Chris Veenstra & Marlon Hall

  • The Town Butcher / Bill Turnbull

  • Luna Float

  • Yellow Bird Birth / Amanda Wiebe

  • Club XO / Mike Degroot & Shannon Lynn

  • Project Dance / Amanda Quinton

  • Samantha Jiwa Photography

  • Hawkins Media and FilmAds

  • Very Good Creative Company

2018 Winners

Professional Service Award sponsored by Envision Financial:
Craven Huston Powers Architects

Employee of the Year sponsored by NextLevel Financial:
Courtnee Poirier – Coast Chilliwack Hotel

Agricultural Producer sponsored by UFV: 
Quik’s Farms Ltd

Development Excellence Award sponsored by Chilliwack and District Real Estate Board:
Emil Anderson Construction (EAC) Ltd

Community Engagement Award sponsored by Odlum Brown Limited:
Frankie’s Italian Kitchen and Bar

Inclusive Employer Award sponsored by Chilliwack Society for Community Living:

Retail Excellence Award sponsored by 89.5 The Drive:
The Town Butcher

Directors Award sponsored by The Chilliwack Chamber of Commerce:
Sean Reid

Stan Rogers Legacy Award sponsored by Legacy Pacific Group of Companies:
Brian Minter

Manufacturing Award sponsored by TD Canada Trust:
Langley Concrete

Recreation,Leisure & Hospitality Award sponsored by MNP LLP:
Cultus Lake Golf Club

Not-For-Profit/Service Award sponsored by Chances Chilliwack:
Bowls of Hope

Sustainability Award sponsored by The City of Chilliwack:
Pick Eco Refills Ltd

Dining Excellence Award sponsored by The Chilliwack Progress:
Shandhar Hut

Young Entrepreneur Award sponsored by RBC:
Metric Civil Contractors Ltd

New Business of the Year Award sponsored by KMPG:
Restorative Health

Aboriginal Business of the Year Award sponsored by Ts’elxwéyeqw Tribe Management:
Luna Float

Business of the Year Award sponsored by Baker Newby LLP:
The Book Man

Brian Minter Accepts the Stan Rogers Legacy Award

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