Congratulations to all of the incredible businesses who were nominated, the finalists and ultimately the winners of this year's 2016 Greater Victoria Business Awards.
If you weren't able to join us for the gala event at The Fairmont Empress, you will be able to enjoy the evening vicariously. Watch these great videos of our finalists here. To get a copy of our program guide check out our May Business Matters in print or online in early May.
The 2016 Awards Gala sold out in record time, to make sure that you don't miss next year's celebration of Victoria's movers and shakers, click here to reserve.
And the winners are...
Business Leadership; sponsored by Coast Capital Savings
Emterra Environmental • video
Finalist: Victoria Residential Builders Association • video
New Business; sponsored by Peninsula Co-op
Kingsters Bin Sanitizing Services Ltd. • video
Finalist: Metrics Chartered Professional Accounting • video
Business of the Year (1-10 Employees); sponsored by Times Colonist
Equilibrium Massage Therapy Inc. • video
Finalist: Vancouver Island South Film & Media Commission • video
Business of the Year (11-25 Employees); sponsored by Capital Home
Mayfair Optometric Clinic • video
Finalist:Crust Bakery • video
Business of the Year (26+); sponsored by Capital Magazine
Pizzeria Prima Strada • video
Finalist: MD Charlton Company Inc. • video
Employer of the Year; sponsored by Air Canada
Brentwood Bay Resort and Spa • video
Finalist: Macdonald Realty Ltd. • video
Innovation; sponsored by University of Victoria, Peter B. Gustavson School of Business
LlamaZOO Interactive Inc. • video
Finalist: StarFish Medical • video
Outstanding Customer Service; sponsored by Chemistry Consulting Group
S.A.L.T.S. Sail & Life Training Society • video
Finalist: The Root Cellar Village Green Grocer • video
Sustainable Business Practices; sponsored by Western Forest Products Inc.
The Root Cellar Village Green Grocer • video
Finalist: Eagle Wing Whale & Wildlife Watching Tours • video
Business Person of the Year; sponsored by United Way of Greater Victoria
John Wilson, Wilson's Transportation Ltd. • video
Finalist: Ken Kelly, Downtown Victoria Business Association • video
Young Entrepreneur of the Year; sponsored by Royal Roads University
Regan McGrath, Metrics Chartered Professional Accounting • video
Finalist: Sharon Rai, Sharon Rai Hair & Makeup Artistry • video
Employee of the Year; sponsored by CHEK News
Gord Bridges, Wilson's Transportation Ltd. • video
Finalist: Nathalie Ghoos, Macdonald Realty Ltd. • video
Governors' Lifetime Achievement Award Winners
Murray and Lynda Farmer
Click here for their video interview.