Kicking Horse Country Chamber of Commerce

Learn more about this active chamber and its contributions to the Golden community.

Kicking Horse Country Chamber of Commerce logo.

— Graphic courtesy Kicking Horse Country Chamber of Commerce

Kicking Horse Country Chamber of Commerce represents the business community of Golden, B.C., and Area A. Their slogan is “Helping business thrive.”

Kicking Horse Country Chamber of Commerce stats:

Executive Director (interim): Marloes Van Lent
Membership Coordinator: Lindsay MacKay
When established: Incorporated in 1979 as a Board of Trade
Number of members: 215
Cost of annual membership: $83.25 for non-profit groups and starting at $162.25 for businesses

Kicking Horse Country Chamber of Commerce contact info:

Website: Kicking Horse Country Chamber of Commerce
Phone: (250) 344-7125 - please leave a message, we will respond within 1-2 business days. 
Email: [email protected]
Location: 500 - 10th Ave. N., Golden, B.C.; PO Box 1320, Golden, BC

Key annual events sponsored by the chamber:

  • Business Excellence Awards
  • Annual General Meeting

Current supports for members:

  • Education/training sessions
  • Community and provincial business advocacy 
  • Weekly e-newsletter

Kicking Horse Country Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards

The Kicking Horse Country Chamber of Commerce held its annual Business Excellence Awards gala on November 19, 2020 in a virtual ceremony. The recipients of the 2020 Community Excellence Awards are:

  • Business Person of the Year: Leslie Dunphy
  • Employer of the Year: Sonya Saujani - McDonald’s
  • Marketing Excellence: Whitetooth Brewing Company 
  • Non-Profit of the Year: Golden Family Centre 
  • Customer Service Excellence: Pet Valu
  • Hospitality & Tourism Excellence: Tim Hortons
  • New Business of the Year: Quartz Creek Cannabis 
  • Professional Services Award: Knead Wellness
  • Retailer Excellence: Quartz Creek Cannabis 
  • Trade Services Excellence: Kicking Horse Ford 
  • Arts & Cultural Excellence: Ricky Diamonds
  • Young Entrepreneur of the Year: Raylen Tress
  • COVID-19 Response: Golden Food Bank
  • Community COVID Champion: Jill Dewtie
  • Community Volunteer of the Year: Jim DeBolebec
  • Peter Bowle-Evans Award: CRUX Initiative

Promoted Golden businesses