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Finalists named for Business Excellence Awards

The awards from the 2012 Kamloops Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards Gala.
Image Credit: Kamloops Chamber of Commerce via Facebook
September 12, 2013 - 11:30 AM

KAMLOOPS – The finalists for the 2013 Business Excellence Awards have been narrowed to 42 different companies and individuals but they'll have to wait for the Oct. 19 awards gala to see who will be chosen the winners.

The finalists were named Wednesday and an independent selection committee will look at each of the finalists to determine who should be named the 2013 winners in 15 different categories. Hotel Five540 Forty, Snug Glee Bumz Diaper Service, South Thompson Inn Guest Ranch and Conference Centre, Absorbent Products Ltd. and New Gold Inc. – New Afton Mine are finalists in multiple categories. There were nearly 140 nominees this year.

City of Kamloops Community Service Award

-Daley & Company Chartered Accountants LLP
-Kamloops Home Hardware Building Centre
-Kent Wong Photography

Berwick on the Park Service Provider Award 1-10 Staff

-Kelly Funk Photography
-Pratt's Compounding Pharmacy
-ProCad Designs Ltd.

Kamloops Lincoln Service Provider Award 11+ Staff

-Changes Hair Studio & Spa
-Hotel Five540 Forty
-Ra Hair Studio & Spa
-South Thompson Inn Guest Ranch and Conference Centre

KGHM Ajax Mining Inc. Home Based Business of the Year Award

-Holly Eburne Coaching Services
-Snug Glee Bumz Diaper Service
-ZERO Tolerance DD’s Service Ltd

BCLC Technology Innovator Award 

-AxiMech Robotics
-Innovex Engineering
-Western Industrial Solutions

TRU Faculty of Adventure, Culinary Arts & Tourism and Tourism Sun Peaks Hospitality & Tourism Award

-Hotel Five540Forty
-South Thompson Inn Guest Ranch and Conference Centre
-The Plaza Hotel

Excel Personnel Business Person of the Year Award

-Darryl Caunt – Mibroc Group
-Fiona Chan - BDC
-Steve Davidson – Kamloops Ford Lincoln/Kamloops Kia/North Shore Collision

Home Hardware First Nations Business of the Year Award

-Mannytan Tanning Co.
-Sun Valley Mini Storage Ltd.
-ZERO Tolerance DD’s Service Ltd

Venture Kamloops Resource Industry Award

-Dominion Creek Ranch
-Harper’s Trail Winery
-New Gold Inc. – New Afton Mine

Green Award 1-10 Staff

-Competent Carpet Cleaning
-Dr. Preety Desai Periodontal Specialist
-Snug Glee Bumz Diaper Service

Rocky Mountaineer Green Award 11+ Staff

-A&T Project Developments Inc.
-Absorbent Products Ltd.
-New Gold Inc. – New Afton Mine

Aberdeen Mall Retailer Award 1-10 Staff

-Nu Leaf Produce Market
-Sakred Skin & Studio Ltd.
-Sweet Spot Cupcakes

Underwriters Insurance Brokers Retailer Award 11+ Staff

-Cooper’s Foods
-The Horse Barn
-Kamloops Kia

BDC Manufacturer Award

-Absorbent Products Ltd.
-Fresh is Best Salsa Company
-Top 40 Woodworks Ltd.

Kamloops Business Magazine Young Entrepreneur Award

-Sean Masse – New Gold
-Paula Presta – KPMG LLP
-Jaethan Reichel – iTel Networks
-Christopher Seguin – Thompson Rivers University

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