Smithers District Chamber of Commerce


November 17, 2020

We invite finalists, their friends and family, businesses and community members to watch the virtual ceremony as we celebrate the achievements of these businesses and individuals who have contributed positively to our economy and community, especially during such a difficult year.

Community Members please join us via Facebook Live on Wednesday, November 25, 2020 starting at 5:00 pm


If you are a finalist or a sponsor please join us via the ZOOM link. (meeting ID: 838 8569 0135, passcode 518612)


While you watch the ceremony, nibble on a Riverside Kitchen snack box for $15 and add some locally crafted beer to your order. Pre-order your snack box and beer before Monday, November 23 from either Bulkley Valley Brewery or Smithers Brewing Company.


THANK TO THE AWARD SPONSORS. Without you this event would not be possible.

Business Person of the Year - Sponsored by Edmison Mehr Chartered Professional Accountants

Business of the Year - Sponsored by Interior News

Citizen/Volunteer of the Year - Sponsored by RBC Smithers

Customer Service Excellence - Business - Sponsored by Hudson Bay Lodge

Customer Service Excellence - Individual - Sponsored by the Salvation Army

Excellence in Education - Sponsored by Nature's Pantry

Family Friendly Business of the Year - Sponsored by Bulkley Valley Credit Union

Home Based Business of the Year - Sponsored by Smithers Lumber Yard

Major Contributor to Arts & Culture – Sponsored by ScotiaBank

Public Service Excellence - Sponsored by Aspen Inn & Suites

Tourism Excellence Award - Sponsored by Tourism Smithers

Young Entrepreneur of the Year - Sponsored by Bulkley Valley Credit Union

Zero Waste Circular Economy Business of the Year - Sponsored by the Regional District of Bulkley Nechako

Building Excellence Awards – Town of Smithers

Local Leadership Award – Village of Telkwa


Sponsors for other aspects of this event include: Interior News, The Moose, Taylor Sound & Light Production, Mills Office Productivity and Bulkley Valley Wholesale


You are able to connect with people so easily here. It’s a progressive little town with a vibrant business community and such open minded, friendly people.

-Julie Hoddinott, Owner, The Designery

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