Page One Publishing Wins 2010 Business Leadership Award

On April 28, at the Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce Business Awards, Page One Publishing was awarded the 2010 Business Leadership Award.

This annual event is Greater Victoria’s most prestigious business event and highlights the very best companies in the city (see below for official press release).

Page One Publishing Inc., established in 1998, is a full-service publisher of magazines for the tourism, grocery, business, and lifestyle sectors. Page One is well known for its commitment to quality publications and exemplary customer service and is one of the few local publishers to print on Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified paper using vegetable-based inks.

Page One Publishing is the name behind 15 magazine titles, including its own Douglas and YAM magazines, as well as Fresh magazine, Tourism Victoria’s Vacation Guide, Harbour Air Magazine, Tourism Vancouver Island’s Vacation Guide, British Columbia Magazine, and many more niche publications.

Page One is locally owned and has grown to become one of British Columbia’s largest independent magazine publishers.



Chamber Celebrates Outstanding Performance at Chamber Awards

(News Release) VICTORIA – The cameras were flashing as the Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce celebrated the accomplishments of local business in the Greater Victoria Business Awards last night at the Fairmont Empress Hotel.

Awards were given in 12 categories as well as the awarding of the Governors’ Lifetime Achievement Award to Gordon Denford of Berwick Retirement Communities. 
“It is fantastic to recognize and celebrate the hard work and success of the business people in our community, says David Marshall, acting chair of the Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce. “After what was likely the hardest year in business that many can remember, a time to applaud those who have made such great contributions to our community is well-warranted.”

The award categories and winners are:
New Business; sponsored by WorkSafeBC
Sterling Financial

Outstanding Customer Service; sponsored by British Columbia Ferry Services Inc.
Rental Owners & Managers Society of BC (ROMS BC)

Innovation; sponsored by University of Victoria
City Green Solutions Society

Employer of the Year; sponsored by Pfizer Canada Inc.
Chemistry Consulting Group Inc.

Business of the Year (1-10 employees); sponsored by Jack Insurance & Financial Services
Cedarwood Productions Inc.
Business of the Year (11-25 employees); sponsored by British Columbia Lottery Corporation
Ruffell & Brown Interiors
Business of the Year (26-75 employees); sponsored by Greater Victoria Development Agency
City Green Solutions Society
Business of the Year (76+ employees); sponsored by the Times Colonist
Scott Plastics Ltd.

Employee of the Year; sponsored by ‘A’ Vancouver Island
Lisa Brideson, Inn at Laurel Point
Business Leadership; sponsored by Coast Capital Savings Credit Union
Page One Publishing Inc.

Young Entrepreneur of the Year; sponsored by Royal Roads University, Faculty of Management
Jeremy Wilson, Adrena Line Zipline Adventure Tours

Business Person of the Year; sponsored by KPMG LLP
Tim Cormode, Power To Be Adventure Therapy

The Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce has over 1500 members and is the voice of business for the Greater Victoria region. The Greater Victoria Chamber has received Accreditation with Distinction from the Canadian Chamber of Commerce.