The Parksville & District Chamber of Commerce is proud to be involved in recognizing and honoring businesses that excel in our community. The annual Business Achievement Awards celebrate outstanding business success in Parksville and District.

The Business Achievement Awards will be held at the Parksville Community and Conference Centre on March 15, 2018

Join us for networking, drinks, dinner and a celebration of our business community. 

Tickets for the Awards ceremony can be purchased by calling the Chamber office @ 250-248-3613

The three finalists in each of the six categories are: 

Service Excellence Award

  • Angela Giannotti, Cruise Ship Centers
  • Beth Ross, bDigital Video Productions
  • Neelam and Mark Nagra, M&N Mattress Shop

Small Business of the Year

  • Coombs Junction Sign Shop
  • Mount Arrowsmith Brewing Company
  • Namaskar Yoga Studio

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 Large Business of the Year 

  • Parks West Business Products
  • Eat Fresh Urban Market
  • The Kit and Kaboodle Trading Company

 Outstanding Workplace – Employer of the Year

  • Yates Memorial Services
  • Kiyo Salon & Boutique
  • Jake’s Roofing

Young Professional of the Year

  • Kyla Campbell, Realm Food Co.
  • Meaghan L’Heureux, Iron Warehouse
  • Tyler Cody, Osprey Electric

Not for Profit of the Year

  • Mount Arrowsmith Pipe Band Association
  • Society of Organized Services
  • Forward House Community Society

We are pleased to announce the recipient of this years Community Spirit Award, sponsored by the City of Parksville is Renate Sutherland. The Community Spirit Award recognizes a business or individual that has demonstrated exceptional commitment to developing and encouraging community spirit and pride.




1. Service Excellence Award: presented to an individual or business who consistently offers exceptional service and goes beyond customer expectations.
2. Small Business of the Year – (less than 10 employees): recognizes a small business with less than 10 employees, has made an outstanding contribution to the community and has a reputation for providing superior customer service.
3. Large Business of the Year (More than 10 Employees): recognizes a large business with 10 employees or more, has made an outstanding contribution to the community and has a reputation for providing superior customer service.
4. Outstanding Workplace – Employer of the Year: recognizes the business that goes above and beyond for their employees and provides the best overall place to work. For them, culture and a happy, healthy work environment for staff is very important.
5. Young Professional of the Year: honors a business professional under the age of 45 who has excelled in business; exemplifies leadership and entrepreneurial skills.
6. Not for Profit of the Year: (must be a registered not for profit) honors a not for profit business that has demonstrated continual business excellence through positive business growth and embraced an outstanding commitment to quality and the community.

To learn more about the event or to purchase tickets please call the Parksville & District Chamber of Commerce at 


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