Hundreds of members of the Chilliwack business community and guests filled the Chilliwack Cultural Centre main theatre on Saturday night (Jan. 28) for the 28th Annual Business Excellence Awards.
“Over 250 nominations were accepted this year, demonstrating what an amazing business community we have here in Chilliwack,” according to a press release. “The Chilliwack Chamber wants to acknowledge and recognize the efforts of all the nominees and finalists in their respective categories.”
After an intense judging process completed by 24 judges in teams of three, 12 local businesses were honoured for their outstanding work in the community.
The Chilliwack Progress is a proud member of the Chilliwack Chamber of Commerce and has been a proud partner of the Business Excellence Awards since their inception 28 years ago.
The winners are:
Agricultural Excellence – DeVry Greenhouses
Service Excellence – Rebalance Rehab
Innovation Award – Cowork Chilliwack
Indigenous Business of the Year – Lil Bear Contracting Corporation
Non-Profit of the year – Ann Davis Transition Society
Community Impact Award – Metric
Corporate Social Responsibility – Southern Irrigation
New Business of the Year – SinAmen Bun Co.
Small to Medium Business of the Year – The Town Butcher
Large Business of the year – Emil Anderson Group
Business Leader of the year – Rob Hasell, Emil Anderson Group
Director of the year – Marlon Hall, Metric.
“Thank you to our entire business community for their support of this award-winning event. Congratulations once again to all the winners. We can’t wait until next year.”
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