May 8, 2024

The recipients of the 2024 Greater Victoria Business Awards.


VICTORIA – The 2024 Greater Victoria Business Awards were presented Tuesday, May 7, in front of an audience of 300 at the Lecture Theatre in the Victoria Conference Centre.

“It was an exhilarating celebration, and an exciting opportunity to shine the spotlight on Greater Victoria’s business community,” said Victoria Chamber CEO Bruce Williams. “When we showcase the finalists, there is always so much emotion in the room. I encourage everyone to check out their inspiring videos, which are available on our website and our social media channels.”

The recipients, listed below, distinguished themselves across 14 Business Award categories, including outstanding customer service, sustainable business practices, emerging businessperson and innovation.

An independent panel of prominent business leaders chose the finalists from a wide range of entries.

The Chamber previously announced Erinn Pinkerton as the recipient of The Chamber’s 2024 Award of Distinction, while James Gatsi is The Chamber’s 2024 Member of the Year.

The Award of Distinction recognizes the positive influence the honouree has on the economy, businesses and the overall community, signifying achievement, resourcefulness and determination. The Chamber Member of the Year award recognizes an engaged, passionate, and committed individual who has taken an active role with the Chamber Board or a committee, fosters relationships with the community and advocates on behalf of business.

2024 Award Recipients

Business of the Year (1-10 Employees) – Nature Bee – Recipient

Business of the Year (11-39 Employees) – Oswego Hotel – Recipient

Business of the Year (40+ Employees) – Kinetic Construction Ltd. – Recipient

New Business of the Year – Ideas for Impact Sustainability Agency Inc. – Recipient

Non-Profit of the Year – Threshold Housing Society – Recipient

Business Person of the Year – Neetu Kaloti | National Courier Service – Recipient

Community Builder of the Year – Intrepid Theatre – Recipient

Emerging Business Person of the Year – Katie Gamble | Nature Bee – Recipient

Innovation Award – Open Ocean Robotics – Recipient

Outstanding Customer Service Award – Oak Bay Beach Hotel – Recipient

Outstanding Workplace of the Year – Peninsula Co-op – Recipient

Sustainable Business Practices – Huntingdon Hotel and Suites & Pendray Inn and Tea House – Recipient



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