The Quesnel and District Chamber of Commerce is hosting its annual Business Excellence Awards Oct. 2-3, 2020, with COVID-19 safety precautions in mind. Winners will be announced Oct. 2, followed by a winners’ parade on Oct. 3 in the city’s downtown core. Online voting is open until Sept. 20. (Image submitted)

Vote now for 2020 Quesnel Business Excellence Awards

Online voting is open until Sept. 20

If you want to celebrate and recognize your favourite businesses and their employees, now’s the time to cast your vote for the Quesnel and District Chamber of Commerce’s 2020 Business Excellence Awards.

Online voting for the awards is open until Sept. 20.

This year’s nominees are:

Business Person of the Year

-Duncan Campbell (Rona Building Supplies)

-Angie Reinhold (Tiny Treats)

-Justine Pelletier (Barkerville Brewing Co.)

-Al White (Looking Good Exteriors)

-Ted Martindale (Granville’s Coffee)

-Melissa Felker (River Rock Pub and Steakhouse)

-Jamie Delves (Lil Red Pony Feed and Supplies)

-Mike Briggs (Panago)

-John Courtney and Brenda Beatty (Rocky Peak Adventure Gear)

-Carlos Gonzalez (Video Game Party Truck)

-William Lacy

-Josh Derish

-Graeme Armstrong

-Carmen Valoroso

New Business of the Year

-Sweet and Savory Arrangements

-Anytime Fitness

-Brush and Roll Contracting

-Finelines Tattoos

-Hixon Falls Company

Business of the Year – Under 10 Employees

-Mini Japan

-Pooch Palace

-CJ Directory


-Frog on the Bog Gifts and Coffee

-Cariboo Clubhouse After School Care

-Booster Juice

-Happy Tire

-Esteem Spa

-Craftsman Collision

-Wizards Garage

Business of the Year – 10 or More Employees

-Canadian Western Mechanical

-The Quesnel Bakery

-Eagle Home Building Centre

-Integris Credit Union

-Granville’s Coffee

-Aroma Foods

-Willis Harper

-Troll Ski Resort

Environmental Effort

-Roddie Creek Ranch

-Pause to Feathers Creations

-Barkerville Brewing Co.

Customer Service Award

-Motherlode Quick Lube

-Willis Harper Hardware

-Carter’s Jewelers

-B.C. Shoe Repair

-Long Table Grocery

-RSN Water and Freight

-Fraserview Pharmacy

-CJ Directory

-Torie Hartley – TD Bank

-My Own Collection

-The Great Indoor HVAC Co.

-Lil Red Pony Feed and Supplies

-Make Traxx Recreation

-Fern Connell – Studio 1055

-Cariboo Clubhouse After School Care

-Esteem Spa


-All West Glass

-Advanced Aesthetics and Skin Spa


-Big Country Printers Ltd.

-Butterfly Kisses by Nicki

Social Leadership

-Rotary Club of Quesnel

-Brenda Gardiner

-Const. Joshua Nutley

Home-Based Business of the Year

-RSN Water and Freight

-Best Living Home Care

-Barking Tree Acres

-Mike Jones Knife and Tool

-Goldpan City Business Services

-Envisions Hair Design

-Back 40 Ranch and Garden Centre

-Video Game Party Truck

-Hixon Falls Company

Community Inclusion

-City Furniture and Appliances

-Evans Consulting

-Tim Hortons

-Quesnel Bakery

-City of Quesnel – Byron Johnson, City Manager

Excellence in Tourism Award

-Quesnel Cariboo Observer

-Dave Jorgenson – St. George Hotel

-Quality Inn and Suites

-Cariboo Keepsakes

-Quesnel Visitor Centre

-Tourism of Quesnel – City of Quesnel

For the awards, the public score accounts for 30 per cent of the total score and will be added to the judges’ score to determine the winner in each category.

This year, the Business Excellence Awards will take place virtually on Oct. 2. The winners from each category will be announced, and the winners will receive their awards and take part in a parade on Oct. 3, according to the Quesnel and District Chamber of Commerce’s Facebook page.

Click here to vote for the 2020 winners.

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