Greater Victoria Business Awards Recognize Local Achievements

The Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce celebrated local business excellence during the Greater Victoria Business Awards on April 20 at The Fairmont Empress.
From start-ups to legends, the Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce’s annual Business Awards and its 14 categories shine a light on hard working businesses, business people and community leaders with achievements worth celebrating. In 2017, The Chamber has added two new categories: Chamber Member of the Year and Non-Profit of the Year.
The 2017 award winners are:
Business Leadership
Western Interior Design Group Ltd   —   video
Finalist: Fort Properties Ltd.   —  video
New Business
Freshworks Studio   —  video
Finalist: Loomo Marketing   —  video
Business of the Year (1-10 Employees)
Balance Home Cleaning   —  video
Finalist: BC Hazmat Management   —  video
Business of the Year (11-39 Employees)
Orca Spirit Adventures   —  video
Finalist: Proline Management Ltd.   —  video
Business of the Year (40+)
Beanstream   —  video
Finalist: Peninsula Co-op   —  video
Outstanding Workplace
Smart Dolphins IT Solutions Inc.   —  video
Finalist: Checkfront Inc.   —  video
Flytographer   —  video
Finalist: Coastal Community Credit Union & Insurance   —  video
Outstanding Customer Service
STS Pain Pharmacy   —  video
Finalist: Outlooks for Men   —  video
Sustainable Business Practices
Bernhardt Contracting Ltd.   —  video
Finalist: City Green Solutions Society   —  video
Business Person of the Year
Mandy Farmer, Accent Inns | Hotel Zed   —  video
Finalist: Scott Burley, 2 Burley Men Moving Ltd.   —  video
Young Entrepreneur of the Year
Rachel Paish, Passion & Performance   —  video
Finalist: Glen Smethurst, Van Isle Paint and Island Digital Marketing   —  video
Non-Profit of the Year
Lifetime Networks   —  video
Finalist: Our Place Society   —  video
Chamber Member of the Year
Dan Dagg, Hot House Marketing   —  video
Governors’ Lifetime Achievement Award Winner

Mel Cooper

TELUS Victoria Community Board – video