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Winners Business Awards 2014

Congratulations to all of the incredible businesses who were nominated, the finalists and ultimately the winners of this year's 2014 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. For photos of the gala event - click here.  Watch these great videos of our finalists here. To get a digital copy of our program guide -click here.

The 2014 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
Chard Development • video 
Finalist: Lifetime Networks  video 

New Business; sponsored by Peninsula Co-Op
PBX Engineering Ltd.  video 
Finalist: Innovative Fitness Victoria  video 

Business of the Year (1-10 Employees); sponsored by Greater Victoria Development Agency
Atomique Productions Ltd.   video 
Finalist: Cedarwood Productions Inc.  video 

Business of the Year (11-25 Employees); sponsored by Farmer Construction Ltd.
National Courier Service Ltd.  video 
Runner-up: Triangle RV Centre Ltd.  video 

Business of the Year (26-75 Employees); sponsored by Grant Thornton LLP
Spinnakers Brewpub & Guesthouses  video 
Finalist:  Outset Media Corp  video 

Business of the Year (76+ Employees); sponsored by Capital Magazine – Presented by the Times Colonist
Wilson’s Transportation Ltd.  video 
Finalist:  Epicure  video 

Employer of the Year; sponsored by Air Canada
Accent Inns  video 
Finalist: Seaspan Victoria Shipyards  video 

Innovation; sponsored by University of Victoria, Peter B. Gustavson School of Business
AOE Accumulated Ocean Energy Inc.  video 
Finalist: BC Cancer Agency – Vancouver Island  video 

Outstanding Customer Service; sponsored by The Chamber
Balance Home Cleaning  video 
Finalist: ICE – Island Centre of Hockey Excellence   video 

Sustainable Business Practices; sponsored by FortisBC
Big Wheel Burger   video 
Finalist: Oughtred Coffee & Tea Ltd.  video 

Business Person of the Year; sponsored by United Way of Greater Victoria
Sybil Verch, The Verch Group at Raymond James  video 
Finalist: Dan Dagg, Hot House Marketing  video 

Young Entrepreneur of the Year; sponsored by Royal Roads University
Janna Malo, Fired Up! Paint Your Own Ceramics Studio   video 
Finalist: Andrew Higginson, Higginson Consulting  video 
Employee of the Year; sponsored by CHEK News
Paul Rudd, Adrena LINE Zipline Adventure Tours  video  
Finalist: Chris Loran, The Q! and The Zone   video 

Governors' Lifetime Achievement Award Winner

Bob Skene

Past President,
Royal Roads University

Click here for his story.
Click here for his video interview.


Chamber of Commerce Group Insurance Plan University of Victoria Co-operative Education Program and Career Services