Nanaimo Business Awards to be handed out this Thursday

The annual Nanaimo Business Awards event is set for Thursday at the Port Theatre.

The event, featuring 22 categories, is supported by the Greater Nanaimo Chamber of Commerce and the United Way of Central and Northern Vancouver Island. There are 105 finalists in 22 categories, and with winners in most categories determined by votes from the public.

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Categories and finalists:

Small business

• Charlie’s Closet

• HA Photography

• McLean’s Specialty Foods

• NYLA Fresh Thread

• That 50’s Barber Shop

Mid-sized business

• Atmosphere

• Boston Pizza

• Longwood Brewery

• Mazzei Electric

• West Coast Reduction

Large business

• 49th Parallel

• Island Health

• Real Estates Webmasters

• Tilray

• Vancouver Island University

New business

• Bella by Brianna Consignment Boutique

• In the Wild Canine Services

• Mikus Transport

• The Bee’s Knees Cafe

• Tremain Media

Tourism Operator

• Harbour Air Seaplanes

• Vancouver Island Military Museum

• Nanaimo Museum

• West Coast Helicopters

• WildPlay Element Parks Nanaimo

Hospitality Operator

• Brannen Lake RV Park and Campsite

• Coast Bastion Hotel

• Inn on Long Lake

• Living Forest Oceanside Campground and RV Park

• Painted Turtle Guesthouse

Restaurant

• Gabriel’s Cafe

• Longwood Brewery

• Nori Sushi

• Smokin’ George’s BBQ Restaurant

• Mahle House

Retailer

• Bodhi’s Artisan Bakery

• Flying Fish

• Hearthstone Artisan Bakery

• Lucky’s Liquor Store

• NYLA Fresh Thread

Automotive

• Auto Check Automotive

• Baker Supply Ltd.

• Mid-Island Towing

• Nanaimo Honda

• Steve Marshall Ford

Development and design

• Datum Point Studios

• Herold Engineering Ltd.

• Joyce Reid Troost Architecture

• Studio AE Interior Design

• Tectonica Nanaimo

Builders and trades

• Alair Homes

• Marshall Plumbing

• Mazzei Electric

• Pro Pacific

• Slegg LP

Financial Services

• 4 Pillars Nanaimo

• Ashby Accounting

• Carton Investment and Insurance Solutions Inc.

• Smythe LLP

• Universal Mortgage Architects — Greg Nowik

Technology

• Inuktun Services Ltd.

• Island Communications

• Mosaic Information Technologies Ltd.

• Real Estate Webmasters

• Seamore Marine

Health care services

• Brickyard Physiotherapy

• CBI Health Care

• Nanaimo Child Development Centre

• Tilray

• Woodrove Pines

Creative services

• HA Photography

• Hired Guns Creative

• Julien Photography

• Real Estate Webmasters

• Serenity Hair Salon

Arts and entertainment

• Nanaimo Blues Festival

• The Queens

• The Vault

• Vancouver Island Symphony

• Vibe Dance Studio

Corporate social responsibility

• Cedar Opportunities C-operative — COCO Cafe

• Coastal Community Credit Union

• Habitat for Humanity

• Island Savings

• Woodgrove Centre

Social enterprise

• Cedar Opportunities Cooperative — COCO Cafe

• Habitat for Humanity

• Hospice Shoppe — Nanaiom Community Hospice Society

• Island Roots Farmers’ Market

• Nanaimo Foodshare Society

Non-for-profit organization

• Big Brothers and Big Sisters

• Island Crisis Care Society

• Nanaimo Child Development Centre

• Nanaimo Foodshare Society

• Salvation Army

Inclusive employer

• Cedar Opportunities Cooperative — COCO Cafe

• Habitat for Humanity

• London Drugs

• Nanaimo Association for Community Living

• Tim Hortons

Above and beyond

• Chuck Campbell — Crime Stoppers

• Dawne Anderson — Salvation Army

• Ilan Goldenblatt — Nanaimo Recycling Exchange

• Jonny Rose — That 50s Barbe Shop

• Michelle Kocourek — Child Development Centre

Youth spirit

• Awarded to individuals or groups up to Grade 12 who make extraordinary contributions to their community. Nominations come through the Nanaimo Ladysmith Schools Foundation and School District 68. There are no public nominations or voting in this category.

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