It’s awards time! Nominate a deserving Kimberley business for excellence

The 2020 Kimberley Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards nomination form is open until November 4

by Julie Matchett
Owner and staff outside Moody Bee in Kimberley's Platzl.

Buzzing with success, Moody Bee in Kimberley's Platzl was the recipient of the Rising Star Award in last year's 2019 Kimberley Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards. — Photo courtesy Moody Bee Facebook page.

Is there a Kimberley-based business, community member, volunteer or organization that deserves kudos this year? Nominations are open for the Kimberley Chamber of Commerce’s annual Business Excellence Awards. Help the Chamber celebrate the remarkable achievements of local entrepreneurs, business owners and individuals by filling out the 2020 Business Excellence Awards nomination form. Nominations close November 4, 2020.

Everyone who votes is eligible to win $100 at the Kimberley or Marysville business of their choosing. Here’s a list of last year’s 2019 winners.

This year’s Business Excellence Awards feature 13 categories:

  • Business of the Year Award: recognizes a business that represents the pinnacle of excellence in regards to customer service and satisfaction
  • Stan Salikin Community Impact Award: recognizes an individual, business or organization that contributes to the community through leadership, environmental stewardship, volunteerism or sponsorship
  • Trades Business or Person of the Year Award: recognizes a business or individual in the trades that provides a high level of quality and workmanship and supports growth in the industry
  • Tourism & Hospitality Excellence Award: recognizes a business or individual for exceptional professionalism and dedication to promoting the City of Kimberley as a tourism destination
  • Employee of the Year Award: recognizes an exceptional employee who is vital to the success of a business
  • Business to Business Excellence Award: recognizes a business that demonstrates outstanding leadership and achievement to providing services to other businesses
  • Entrepreneur of the Year Award: recognizes an individual who has shown initiative, creativity and a strong work ethic in building a thriving new business venture
  • Home & Mobile Business of the Year Award: recognizes a successful home-based or mobile business that shows initiative, creativity and a strong work ethic
  • The Keystone Award: recognizes a business that has made long-term contributions to the business community
  • Rising Star Award: recognizes a new business or individual that is showing growth and potential with innovative new business concepts or growth to existing business
  • The Health, Wellness & Fitness Award: recognizes a business or organization that has a positive influence on the health behaviours of the residents of Kimberley
  • Professional Services Award: recognizes a professional or organization that provides an outstanding specialized service in the professional field
  • Retail Services Award: recognizes a retail business that exemplifies excellence in customer service, innovation, and marketing

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