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Winners Business Awards 2017

Congratulations to all of the incredible businesses who were nominated, the finalists and ultimately the winners of this year's 2017 Greater Victoria Business Awards. 

The 2017 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.

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 through the photos. Watch these great videos of our finalists here. To obtain a copy of the program guide check out our May Business Matters in print or online in early May. 

And the winners are...

Business Leadership; sponsored by Coast Capital Savings
Western Interior Design Group Ltd   —   video
Finalist: Fort Properties Ltd.   —  video

New Business; sponsored by Peninsula Co-op
Freshworks Studio   —  video
Finalist: Loomo Marketing   —  video

Business of the Year (1-10 Employees); sponsored by City of Victoria
Balance Home Cleaning   —  video
Finalist: BC Hazmat Management   —  video

Business of the Year (11-39 Employees); sponsored by CHEK News
Orca Spirit Adventures   —  video
Finalist: Proline Management Ltd.   —  video

Business of the Year (40+); sponsored by Times Colonist | Capital Magazine
Beanstream   —  video
Finalist: Peninsula Co-op   —  video

Outstanding Workplace; sponsored by CPHR British Columbia & Yukon
Smart Dolphins IT Solutions Inc.   —  video
Finalist: Checkfront Inc.   —  video

Innovation; sponsored by University of Victoria, Peter B. Gustavson School of Business
Flytographer   —  video
Finalist: Coastal Community Credit Union & Insurance   —  video

Outstanding Customer Service; sponsored by Innvo8 Digital Solutions Inc.
STS Pain Pharmacy   —  video
Finalist: Outlooks for Men   —  video

Sustainable Business Practices; sponsored by Sierra Club of BC and Horne Coupar
Bernhardt Contracting Ltd.   —  video
Finalist: City Green Solutions Society   —  video

Business Person of the Year; sponsored by United Way of Greater Victoria
Mandy Farmer, Accent Inns | Hotel Zed   —  video
Finalist: Scott Burley, 2 Burley Men Moving Ltd.   —  video

Young Entrepreneur of the Year; sponsored by Royal Roads University
Rachel Paish, Passion & Performance   —  video
Finalist: Glen Smethurst, Van Isle Paint and Island Digital Marketing   —  video

Non-Profit of the Year; sponsored by Children's Health Foundation of Vancouver Island
Lifetime Networks   —  video
Finalist: Our Place Society   —  video 

Chamber Member of the Year; sponsored by Air Canada
Dan Dagg, Hot House Marketing   —  video

Governors' Lifetime Achievement Award Winner


Mel Cooper

TELUS Victoria Community Board - video



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