The North Vancouver Chamber is proud to celebrate the local businesses that go above and beyond in their commitment to business excellence. The Business Excellence Awards is an annual recognition of these successful businesses and their contributions to our economy and their passion for the North Vancouver community. Click here to see photos of the event
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Congratulations to the 2022 Winners!
ELLISON TRAVEL AND TOURS – SERVICE EXCELLENCE AWARD
Ellison Travel and Tours is a full-service travel agency and tour operator for customized special interest groups. Their three divisions service the needs of corporate, leisure, and group travellers to destinations worldwide and within Canada.
Finalists – Service Excellence:
LIFESPACE GARDENS – SUSTAINABILITY AWARD
For LifeSpace Gardens there are two things at the very heart of sustainability: water and food. So, for more than 10 years, they have focussed on the manufacturing, installation, and ongoing maintenance of self-watering gardens – designed to help their clients grow their own food.
Finalists – Sustainability:
DARKVISION TECHNOLOGIES INC. – INNOVATION AWARD
DarkVision Technologies is a high-tech industrial asset inspection company. They specialize in designing and operating innovative and proprietary high-resolution acoustic-based imaging systems. DarkVision enables industrial asset owners to inspect, evaluate, and understand their assets and wells in unpreceded detail.
Finalists – Innovation:
AVA MUSIC & ART CENTRE LTD. – EXCELLENCE IN EQUITY
Together, Mr. Safaei and Ms. Deris of Ava Music and Art Centre have created a facility in which students of all ages, levels, and socioeconomic backgrounds are able to pursue their dreams in the arts industry, mainly in music, art, film, musical theatre, and acting.
Finalists – Excellence in Equity:
SUNRISE OF LYNN VALLEY – BEST EMPLOYER AWARD
Sunrise of Lynn Valley is a licensed long-term care community offering a variety of resident-centered benefits, care & support to older adults. They have been advocating for seniors for 20 years and believe no two people are alike.
Finalists – Best Employer:
CHRISTOS KALAITZIS, LIQUID INTELLIGENCE LTD. (OPUS) – YOUNG ENTREPRENEUR AWARD
Christos Kalaitzis of Liquid Intelligence (OPUS) has developed North America’s first alcohol-free cocktails company. Their beverages are made with 100% real spices and herbs to deliver a real cocktail experience. Their beverages are zero alcohol, zero calories, zero sugar, zero preservatives, Gluten Free, Vegan, GMO-Free, 100% recyclable, and Proudly Expertly Handcrafted!
Finalists – Young Entrepreneur:
DEEP COVE KAYAK CENTRE & COAST OUTDOORS – BUSINESS OF THE YEAR AWARD
Deep Cove Kayak Centre & Coast Outdoors provides access to paddling rentals, lessons, and tours for kayaking, paddle boarding, surf ski, and dragon boating while their Coast Outdoor retail store specializes in paddling equipment during the summer and cross-country ski gear in the winter.
Finalists – Business of the Year:
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