There are 88 finalists – one of the largest number of finalists ever – for the 18th Annual Vancouver Island Business Excellence Awards, celebrating the best of business on the island for the year.
Award receipients will be recognized on Thursday, Jan. 25, at Delta Ocean Point Resort in Victoria.
Finalists from cities in the mid-Island include:
49th Parallel Grocery, April’s Tack Boutique.
Riot Brewing Co.
Cowichan Valley & Malahat
Creative Woodcraft, Made to Last Building & Renovations, Alinea Legal Coaching, Malahat Chalet.
Alair Holmes, Baby Salsa Mexican Restaurant, Butler Wilson Quality Construction, Coco Cafe, Datum Point Studios, Excalibur Custom Homes, Foley Dog Treat Company Inc., Harris Mazda, Hearthstone Artisan Bakery, Lanson’s Drywall, Maffeo Salon and Day Spa, Mazzei Electric, Mid Island Co-op, Nori Sushi, Pheasant Hill Homes, Resonance Software, SignAge, Snip ‘n Stitch, Tilray, Tim’s Automotive Repair & Used Car Sales, VMAC.
Bayview Custom Motorcycles, Bread & Honey Food Company, Close to You Ladies Fashions, M & N Mattress Shop Ltd., Nurture Collective, Alcove Homegrown Living, Arbutus Dental Clinic, Qualicum Beach Inn, Salt and Harrow (French Creek), Mid Island Computer Enterprises (Nanoose Bay).
Blinds & Bubbles Boutique, Dale Roberts Notary, Strong Hearts Fitness, Tree Island Gourmet Yogurt, Cumberland Crate Co.
Black Press is a Platinum Sponsor of the BE Awards this year, and RBC Royal Bank, Grant Thornton LLP, Shaw and Liquid Capital West Coast Financing Corp. are the event’s Gold Sponsors.