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Business Excellence Award

Business Excellence Awards

The Mission Business Excellence Awards recognize outstanding organizations and individuals in the community. Taking time to recognize Mission's valuable professionals is vital to its continuous growth and success.

This premier event is our way of recognizing the business community for its consistent and invaluable efforts in maintaining a lively professional community and superior workplace practices within Mission. We have so many reasons to celebrate business in this community and this annual event will showcase this year's finalists in 8 distinct categories, created to capture the diverse strengths of Mission Business.

The Award function will be on April 1st at Eighteen Pastures Golf Course!

Nominations OPEN September 1st - October 30th

This process will be open to the public between September 1st, 2022 and October 30th, 2022. This is where we ask you (the experts) to let us know who the exceptional businesses and organizations in our community are.

Nominations will be accepted in the 8 categories (outlined below). Every business that is nominated will receive an official letter of congratulations and the official Business Excellence Awards submission package which will need to be completed and returned.

If a business is nominated in multiple categories, the business may choose a maximum of 2 categories to compete in.

22nd Annual Business Excellence Awards Categories

Congratulations to all the winners!!

Business Leader of the Year - Sponsored by The Junction Shopping Centre Mission

The Business Leader of the Year award (formerly known as the President's Award) is now taking nominations from you! This individual was selected from the BEA judging panel in the past. However, we are now involving the community to help us recognize a business leader who makes significant contributions to the Mission business community through their time, actions, talents, and dedication.

The nominees are

Tami Klassen ~ Magnolias On Main
Amanda Smith & Shylah St-Ange ~ Só Luxury - Winner
Cyprys Wales ~ Art of Alchemy Salon 
Gwen Schmidt ~ Community Futures North Fraser
Jonathan Hwang ~ Heritage Park Pharmacy - Finalist
Kylan St.Jean ~ HUBco Brewing Company - Finalist
Lance Dinahan~Excalibur Electric
Rosemary Di Vilio ~Dreams Come True Wedding Boutique
Scott A Harding~S.A.H. Disaster Restoration Services Ltd.

 

Business of the Year (1-20 employees) Sponsored by the Mission Downtown Business Association

This award will go to a business with 1-20 employees that exemplify entrepreneurial spirit and vision, and exceptional leadership with new products, services, or processes. This is a business that is recognized by its peers for its competitive edge, professional integrity, and excellence in customer service.

The Nominees are

Casa Del Sol JAK's Beer wine spirits Mission Pressland General
Dreams Come True Wedding Boutique Learn & Play Kids S.A.H. Disaster Restoration Services Ltd.
Goldenball Mercantile Ltd. LoknStore Self Storage  Só Luxury - Finalist
Heritage Park Pharmacy - Winner Magnolias On Main True Art Dance Academy
HUBco Brewing Company - Finalist Mirror Envy Beauty Salon  Valley Tech Production Group LTD
Independent Cycles Picturesque Clothing Co Windebank Electric
XAF BEAUTY INC.

 

Business of the Year (21+ employees) Sponsored by the WJ Windebank Electrical Ltd

This award is very similar to the one above; however, it is awarded to businesses with 21+ employees.

This business exemplifies entrepreneurial spirit and vision, and exceptional leadership with new products, services, or processes. This is a business that is recognized by its peers for its competitive edge, professional integrity, and excellence in customer service.

The nominees are

Canadian Tire Mission - Finalist
Chartwell Cedarbrooke Retirement Residence - Winner
Save-on-Foods & Drugs - Finalist
Pioneer Chrysler Jeep Mission

 

*NEW* Home-Based Business of the Year - Sponsored by Prospera Credit Union

This award is designed to recognize the efforts of home-based businesses. The winning business may have excellent customer service, a great product/service, or innovative marketing efforts.

The nominees are

Brows on Pointe
Excalibur Electric - Winner
Licious Cakes by Alicia - Finalist
Little Shop Talk - Finalist
The Magenta Rose House
Twiggage & Bloom

 

*NEW* Business Innovation Award - Sponsored by Mission Record

This Mission business has shown recent innovative talent in developing a new product or service that is creative, cutting edge, unique, and out of the ordinary.

The nominees are

Hunters' Dale
Liberty Tax
Little Shop Talk - Winner
Math4me Learning 
Mission Naturals - Finalist
Perfect Piece Optical - Finalist

 

Customer Service Excellence Sponsored by the Hudson Service Group

A fan-favorite, this award is presented to a business or organization that exemplifies superior customer service and care. They demonstrate outstanding customer retention and exceptional knowledge of their products and/or services, all the while exceeding their customers’ expectations repeatedly.

The nominees are

Art of Alchemy Salon Heritage Park Pharmacy - Winner Perseverance Fitness - Finalist Trendy or what Knot Yarns & Gifts
Brows on Pointe Independent Cycles Picturesque Clothing Co Windebank Electric
Chartwell Cedarbrooke Retirement Residence JAK's Beer wine spirits Mission Pressland General Perfect Piece Optical
Dreams Come True Wedding Boutique Learn & Play Kids S.A.H. Disaster Restoration Services Ltd. Casa Del Sol
Excalibur Electric LoknStore Self Storage Silver Creek Café Community Futures North Fraser
Fraser Valley Academy of Dance Lush Studio Só Luxury - Finalist District of Mission Arts Council
Goldenball Mercantile Ltd. Magnolias On Main The Magenta Rose House True Art Dance Academy

 

Charitable or Non-Profit Organization of the Year Sponsored by Christine Allan - Realtor

This classic award will go to a registered society that is active in the local community by making a positive contribution to the social, cultural, or economic well-being of the Mission area. This organization shows leadership, and demonstrates outstanding contributions, active collaboration, and engagement with others beyond those they serve while maintaining a good relationship with their internal and external partners.

The nominees are

521 "Aurora" Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron
Mission Association for Seniors Housing
Mission Community Services Society - Finalist
Mission Environmental Stewardship Society
Mission Youth Action Group
Rotary Starfish Backpack Program - Finalist
SARA for Women in Mission - Winner

 

*UPDATED* Young Professional Entrepreneur of the Year - Sponsored by Community Futures North Fraser

This award (formerly called the U40 Entrepreneur of the Year) celebrates the individual behind or within the business.

The Young Professional Entrepreneur of the Year award recognizes the outstanding achievement of an individual under the age of 40, who has successfully built their organization or is employed within a professional environment. This person has gained an expanding positive reputation and strong interpersonal, career, and business potential within the community.

The nominees are

Art of Alchemy Salon
HUBco Brewing Company - Winner
Hunters' Dale
Lush Studio - Finalist
Mirror Envy Beauty Salon
Perseverance Fitness - Finalist
Sabastien Obi
The Drip Juice Company
Tonic Massage Therapy Co.
Valley Tech Production Group LTD
XAF BEAUTY INC.

BEA Sponsors

Presenting Sponsor

Business Leader of the Year Sponsor

Award Category Sponsors

Business Innovation Award Sponsor
Business of the Year (1-20 employees) Award Sponsor
Business of the Year (21+ employees) Award Sponsor
Customer Service Excellence Award Sponsor
Charitable or Non-Profit Organization of the Year Award Sponsor
Home Based Business of the Year Award Sponsor
Young Professional Entrepreneur of the Year Award Sponsor

Cultural Connection Sponsor

Red & White Wine Sponsor

Decor Sponsor

Photography Sponsor

Swag Sponsor

Friends Of Chamber

For sponsorship opportunities for the Business Excellence Awards, please contact Rufus Pattasseril at connect@missionchamber.bc.ca