2016 Business Recognition Awards Winners Announced
The 2016 Business Recognition Awards were handed out at Lora Bay following the March 23rd AGM. The Blue Mountains Chamber of Commerce is pleased to present the winners; a celebration of business excellence!
BUSINESS OF THE YEAR
Sponsored by Secure Solutions Group Inc.
The Business has shown outstanding achievement in growth, innovation, leadership, and has had a positive impact on the community through good business citizenship
Winner: Loft Gallery Inc
Owner: Heather Carroll
ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR
Sponsored by The Centre for Business and Economic Development
Presented to a business owner, new or existing, who in the last 12 months has developed their business to meet changing community and consumer demands. They will have provided a high level of business service, a product or service needed, as well as being involved in the community.
Winner: Mountain Life Media Inc.
Owner: Glen Harris
CAROL KORDTS CUSTOMER SERVICE EXCELLENCE
Sponsored by TD Canada Trust
Will recognize a local business, its management, and staff for successfully demonstrating quality customer service. An organization that is appreciated for its helpful and efficient service, dedicated to customer satisfaction and willing to go the extra mile.
Owner: Vic Michener
ABOVE AND BEYOND: SITE ENHANCEMENT
Sponsored by the Town of The Blue Mountains, Planning and Development Services
Presented to existing businesses that have significantly improved the landscaping and/or facade of the business premises.
Winner: Shale Rock Coffee House
Owner: Grant Thomsen
ABOVE AND BEYOND: SUSTAINABLE INNOVATION
Sponsored by the Town of The Blue Mountains, Economic Development and Communications
Presented to a company that has demonstrated sensitivity to environmental impacts, and is a leader in advancing the principles of sustainability.
Winner: Kolapore Springs
Owner: Sean Brady
ABOVE AND BEYOND: ECONOMIC IMPACT
Sponsored by the Blue Mountain Village Association
Presented to a company that has had a significant impact on the economy of the region through its business.
Winner: SOS - Storage on Site
Owner: Gary Bochna