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Port Hardy & District Chamber of Commerce
46th Annual Business Excellence Awards

September 29, 2018
Kwa'lilas Hotel
 
 
Congratulations to all the 2018 winners and runner ups!
 
Best Food

Sporty Bar and Grill

This award is presented to a restaurant or pub that consistently demonstrates excellence in food service, quality, and presentation, is proactive with changing market trends, provides a variety of menu choices and gives good value. It pays special attention to making its customers feel special and comfortable, while at the same time enjoying exceptional food, atmosphere and service.


Workplace of the Year

Hardy Bay Drug Store

This award is presented to a business or organization that through their leadership and efforts, have made a difference in employing people of all ages and backgrounds, with a wide range of experience, demonstrating excellence in operation and management of their business and organization; providing exceptional opportunities and experience for their employees. This award reflects on the overall economic picture and health of our community.


Not-for-Profit of the Year

Hardy Bay Seniors Society

This award is presented to a local not - for - profit organization / service club that exemplifies excellence in service to the community. This category represents both small and large organizations that rely solely on the efforts of their volunteer boards.


Customer Service Excellence

Hardy Bay Drug Store

This award is presented to a retail business that has been in operations for three years or more; exemplifying excellence in performance, customer service, leadership, management, and marketing, and is widely respected throughout Port Hardy for its community involvement.


Micro Business of the Year

Cove Adventure Tours

The Micro Business of the year award is presented to a local small or home based business that has demonstrated unrivalled overall business excellence. This business has demonstrated a proven record of sustainability, growth and sound fiscal management, continuously provides exemplary customer service, actively contributes to the community and have established a role as a strong corporate citizen, and have achieved milestones in their field.


Tourism / Hospitality Business

Sea Wolf Adventures

The Tourism / Hospitality award is presented to a local tourism / hospitality business that has demonstrated unrivalled overall business excellence. This business must demonstrate one or all of the following, a proven track record of sustainability, growth and sound fiscal management, outstanding leadership in the tourism sector, continuously provide exemplary customer service, is an active ambassador for Port Hardy and District as a whole, actively contributes to the community and have achieved milestones in their field


Best Green Business

Fox's Disposal

This award is open to councils, government departments and all sections of the public service who have provided a comprehensive array of green-enabling services and who have actively encouraged businesses and consumers to become greener in outlook and practice.


New Business of the Year

Kwa'lilas Hotel

This award is presented to a new business that has been in operation between one and three years that demonstrates excellence in the areas of innovation, management, customer service and integrity. Through hard work and dedication, they have made an impression within the community and are successfully fulfilling a service.


Business of the Year

Hardy Bay Drug Store

This award is presented to a business that has been in operation for 3 years or more. This business has established itself in Port Hardy by exemplifying excellence in performance, customer service, leadership, innovation, management, marketing and community involvement. It offers exceptional value to customers and community; sets an example to other companies with its ability to meet customers' changing needs and provides after-sale support for their products and services. The well-rounded recipient is a business leader with a strong reputation for their products and s services.


 
The Port Hardy Chamber of Commerce is grateful to the following for their support of the 46th Annual Business Excellence Awards and Gala
 
Principal Sponsors:

Marine Harvest
Badinotti Net Services

 
Media Sponsors:

North Island Gazette
Black Press

 
Entertainment Sponsors:

North Island Rockpro

 
Awards Sponsors:

Marine Harvest
Badinotti Net Services
Black Press
CIBC
Sporty Bar and Grill
Telus
Hardy Bay Drug Store
Coastal Community Credit Union
Royal LePage Advance Realty (Sandra Masales)

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