The Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce has announced the finalists for The Chamber’s 2020 Greater Victoria Business Awards.
The finalists have distinguished themselves in many categories and many ways, including excellent customer service, sustainable business practices, young entrepreneurship and business leadership.
From start-ups to local legends, The Chamber’s 2020 Greater Victoria Business Awards shine a light on hard-working businesses, business people and community leaders in 14 categories worth celebrating. Finalists were chosen by an independent panel of prominent business leaders who served as judges.
Bill McCreadie will receive the 2020 Governors’ Lifetime Achievement Award, and Max Furniture’s Rahim Khudabux has been named The Chamber’s Member of the Year.
The Governors’ Lifetime Achievement Award honours an individual for his or her outstanding leadership and accomplishments over the decades.
The Chamber Member of the Year award recognizes an individual who has served as a volunteer at The Chamber, has taken an active role with the board or committees, fosters relationships with the community and advocates on behalf of business.
The Chamber’s 2020 Greater Victoria Business Awards will air on CHEK News, Saturday, September 19, starting at 6 pm.
The Chamber 2020 Business Awards Finalists
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Sponsored by University of Victoria, Peter B. Gustavson School of Business
Outstanding Customer Service
Sponsored by Innov8 Digital Solutions Inc.
Sustainable Business Practices
Sponsored by Camosun College
Sponsored by AMEX
Business Person of the Year
Sponsored by Deloitte Canada
- Lise Gyorkos, Page One Publishing
- Dave Obee, Times Colonist
Emerging Business Person of the Year (Under 35)
Sponsored by Royal Roads University
- Erin Boggs, Robinson’s Outdoor Store
- Mike Walker, Roll.Focus Productions
Outstanding Workplace of the Year
Sponsored by Ralmax Group of Companies
Non-Profit of the Year
Sponsored by Children’s Health Foundation of Vancouver Island
Business of the Year (1-10 Employees)
Sponsored by City of Victoria
Business of the Year (11-39 Employees)
Sponsored by TELUS Communications
Business of the Year (40+ Employees)
Sponsored by Berwick Retirement Community
Chamber Member of the Year
Sponsored by Air Canada
- Rahim Khudabux, Max Furniture
Governors’ Lifetime Achievement Award
Sponsored by Times Colonist
- Bill McCreadie