Finalists announced for Business Excellence Awards

Finalists for the Prince George Chamber of Commerce business excellence awards have been announced.

"The BEA's represent a yearly opportunity for the Prince George Chamber of Commerce to recognize the tremendous efforts of the entire business community," said Chamber CEOTodd Corrigall.

"With the tremendous support of our partners and sponsors, we are able to continue delivering this event year over year, consistently improving upon the event and recognizing the widest breadth of business here in Prince George."

The winners in each of 12 categories will be announced on Oct. 18 during a ceremony at the Prince George Playhouse. Here's a look at the finalists:

Business of the Year: Birch and Boar Charcuterie and Provisions; Westcana Electric Inc.; Primus Electric Inc.; MNP LLP.

Business Person of the Year: Bikram Sahi, Onyx Stone and Custom Cabinets; Glen Mikkelsen, CN Centre; Selen Alpay, Canadian Tire Prince George; Sonica Kandola, RK Furniture Gallery.

Top Non-Profit or Charity: YMCA of Northern BC; Prince George Hospice Society; Foundry Prince George; United Way.

Top Marketing Campaign: BC Route 16, Tourism Prince George; Pop Media Inc.; Move Up Prince George, City of Prince George; Cariboo Rocks the North.

Environmental Leadership: Adventures in Self Sufficiency; Col Juicery; Pacific Western Brewing; Prince George Driving for Life Academy.

Excellence in Food and Beverage: Trench Brewing and Distilling; Smokey J's Mmmeats;Farmhouse Catering Company Ltd.; North City Donair.

Excellence in Hospitality: Woodhouse Cottages and Ranch; Courtyard by Marriott Prince George; Pomeroy Inn and Suites; Salmon Valley Campground.

Top Indigenous Owned Business: The Pepper Tree Hair Studio Inc;. Prince George Barber Shop; Zandra Ross Lifestyle; Erin Stagg Fine Art.

Micro Business of the Year: Blissful Bubbles Boutique; 4 Paws Pure; Simply Beautiful Jewelry Design and Clothing; Kay Ross Photography.

Top Workplace Culture: Ave Maria Specialties; The Exploration Place; Pine Centre Mall owned by Morguard; Primus Electric Inc.

Remarkable Visitor Experience: Northern FanCon; Cariboo Rocks the North; Woodhouse Cottages and Ranch; CrossRoads Street Festival Series

Service Excellence Award: Darling Deviance Wool Shop and Gifts; It's All About Coffee and Food; Madison Ave Fashions; CBI Health Centre Prince George.

Voting for the winners in each category is now open. Chamber members will receive a link to the voting platform via email.