Business Excellence Awards

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BUSINESS excellence awards

2018 Business Excellence Awards, brought to you by

The Squamish Business Excellence Awards recognize the outstanding achievements of business people and businesses in our community.

2018 Winners

Large Business – Sea to Sky Gondola
Presented by TELUS

Business Person of the Year – Susan Chapelle
Presented by the Squamish Chief

Not for Profit of the Year – Squamish Helping Hands

Presented by Race & Co

Innovation Award – Gillespie’s Fine Spirits
Presented by British Columbia Timberframe

Small Business – Tall Tree Bakery
Presented by BlueShore Financial

Bill Manson Citizen of the Year – Maureen Mackell
Presented by the Sea to Sky Gondola

Arts & Culture – Squamish Academy of Music
Presented by Britannia Mine Museum

Project of the Year- Crave, Dining for Dignity
Presented by Mountain FM

Young Entrepreneur of the Year – Nate Kelly
Presented by S2S Promo

Green Award – Cheakamus Centre
Presented by SquamishCAN

CELEBRATE WITH US!

We had a blast on April 27 at Norman Rudy’s for the 2018 Awards Gala!

6pm-7pm Champagne Reception
Presented by Scully Insurance

7pm-10pm Awards and Dinner

10pm After Party

2018 Nominee Shortlist

Large Business
Coast Aggregate, Squamish Terminals Ltd, Norman Rudy’s, Sea to Sky Gondola, McDonalds Restaurant (Jim Pike Ltd), Canadian Outback Rafting

Business Person of the Year
Angie Vasquez (Thornhill Real Estate), Bob Fast (Cardinal Concrete), Susan Chapelle (Aligned Collective), Colette Morin (Glacier Air), Shannon Lorenz (Garibaldi Events), Jared Sissons (Executive Suites)

Not for Profit of the Year

Squamish Helping Hands Society, Howe Sound Women’s Centre Society, Squamish Farmers’ Market Assoc, Rotary Club of Squamish, Between Shifts Theatre, Royal Canadian Legion Branch #277 (Squamish)

Innovation Award
Aligned Collective, Rope Runner Arial Park, Gillespie’s Fine Spirits, The Common, Tech-Web

Bill Manson Citizen of the Year
Amy Fast (Squamish Days Loggers Sport Festival), Cydney Lyons (Squamish Arts Council), Dwane Kress (Spakwus 50), Maureen Mackell (Squamish Helping Hands), Angus Thomson and Connor Lum (Amped in the Park)

Small Business
Squamish Connector, Tall Tree Bakery, A Frame Brewing, Sea to Sky Sign Company, Sea to Sky Air, No Limits Motorsports, Squamish Rafting

Arts & Culture
Alex Fawkes, Mountain FM, Squamish Arts Council, Squamish Academy of Music, Me and You Arts

Project of the Year
Crave – Dining for Dignity, Bus Shelter Program – Actuate Communications, Squamish Wind Festival, Squamish Public Library, Pearl’s Vintage

Young Entrepreneur of the Year
Nate Kelly (Nate Solutions), Robyn Lord (Flacas Tacos), Carl Fortin (Flow Training Centre), Katie Youwe and Matt Harris (Alice & Brohm), Adrian Blachut (Zephyr Cafe), Kevin Young (Xoco West Coast Chocolate)

Green Award
By application

2017 Winners

Large Business
Republic Bicycles

Business Person of the Year
Christian Thomson

Not for Profit of the Year
Sea to Sky Community Services

Innovation Award
Happimess

Small Business
Fergie’s Cafe

Bill Manson Citizen of the Year
Bryan Couture

Arts & Culture
Bungalow 968

Project of the Year
Centerpoint

Young Entrepreneur of the Year
Socially Robyn

Green Award
Sunwolf

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