Kimberley Business Excellence Awards delivered


Posted:
December 29, 2021

Kimberley Business Excellence Awards delivered

The Kimberley and District Chamber of Commerce recently delivered 2021 Business Excellence Awards to deserving winners.

Business of the Year Award – Kimberley Kritters Pet Food & Supply (pictured above)

The Business of the Year Award recognizes a business that represents the pinnacle of customer service excellence and customer satisfaction. This business consistently exceeds customer expectations and contributes to making Kimberley a better community through business growth, innovation (potentially relating to COVID-19) & community support.

Stan Salikin Community Impact Award – Chantel Delaney – Sprout Health Market

The Stan Salikin Community Impact Award recognizes an individual, business or organization that consistently contributes to the benefit of the Kimberley community through volunteerism, sponsorship, and community leadership &/or environmental stewardship.

Trades Business or Person of the Year Award – Kootenay Disaster Restoration

The Trades Business or Person of the Year Award recognizes a business or individual involved in the trades that consistently provides a high level of service and quality workmanship, and supports apprentices and growth in their industry.

Tourism & Hospitality Excellence Award  – Kimberley Underground Railway

The Tourism & Hospitality Excellence Award recognizes a business or individual that has shown dedication to professionalism and has demonstrated commitment to consistently providing excellent food or service or has made a significant contribution to attracting and/or keeping visitors in Kimberley and promoting Kimberley as a destination.

Employee of the Year Award  – Jim Mertz  – Save-On Foods

The Employee of the Year Award recognizes an employee who is personable and respectful, strives for excellence, is reliable, and plays a vital role in the success of the business.

Business to Business Excellence Award – Nicole Leclair Photography & Media

The Business to Business Excellence Award recognizes a business that is regarded as excellent in service between companies, rather than between a company and individual consumer. A business that demonstrates outstanding achievement and leadership in providing products and services to other businesses.

Entrepreneur of the Year AwardGrow: Katie Birdsell

The Entrepreneur of the Year Award recognizes an individual who has created a new business that has shown initiative, creativity and a strong work ethic in building a successful thriving new business venture. An individual who has shown outstanding achievement, leadership, and innovation in building a successful and thriving business venture(s).

Home & Mobile Business of the Year Award – Royer’s Landscaping and Property Maintenance

The Home & Mobile Business of the Year Award recognizes a home based or mobile business that shows initiative, creativity and a strong work ethic while building a successful and sustainable growing enterprise.

The Keystone Award – Save On Foods

The Keystone Award recognizes a business that has made long term contributions to the business community, being an anchor in the business community, whose business continues to make Kimberley a desirable place to live, eat, shop after years of service.

Rising Star Award – Grist and Mash Brewery

The Rising Star Award recognizes a new business or individual that is showing growth and potential with innovative new business concepts, trends, or growth to existing business.

The Health, Wellness & Fitness Award – Iron Goat Cross Fit

The Health, Wellness & Fitness Award recognizes a business or organization that has a positive influence on the health behaviors of the residents of Kimberley. Their business or organization helps customers by promoting healthy diet and/or physical activity.

Professional Services Award – Rockies Law

The Professional Service Award recognizes a professional or organization that provides an outstanding specialized service in the professional field; including (but not restricted to) lawyers, physicians, health professionals, veterinarians, accountants, and management consultants.

Retail Services Award – The Moody Bee

The retail services award recognizes a retail business that exemplifies excellence in customer service, innovation, and marketing.

Photos courtesy Kimberley & District Chamber of Commerce

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