Business Achievement Awards


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The Parksville & District Chamber of Commerce is honoured to announce the winners of the Business Achievement Awards. The awards gala held last night at the Parksville Centre was full of energy and excitement. Another SOLD OUT event. Emceed by Dave Graham, 88.5 the Beach and Jeannie Maltesen, Chamber President elect. Finalists, past winners and guests celebrated the outstanding businesses in our community.

‘Hosting the Business Achievement Awards is an honour for the chamber. It represents months of work to make it just right and something our members can be proud of, but in the end, it is worth it! Finalists, winners, their families and colleagues are so supportive and it’s just a pleasure to be a part of. It’s important to us that we honour and support the great businesses in our community’ Kim Burden, Executive Director, Parksville & District Chamber of Commerce.

‘Honoured and humbled to have Weather-Wise represent this incredible community while working alongside such a professional mindful team’ said Manager, Greg Matheson after accepting the award for ‘Outstanding Workplace – Employer of the Year’

6 category winners and a special Community Spirit Award recipient:

Category Award Winners:



Service Excellence Award Winner:

  • Chris Grundmann, Island Automotive

Small Business of the Year

  • Ground Zero Acoustic Lounge

Large Business of the Year

  • Harris Oceanside Chevrolet, Buick, GMC

Outstanding Workplace – Employer of the Year

  • Weather-Wise Cedar Products

Young Professional of the Year

  • Hollie Quiring, RBC Royal Bank

Not for Profit of the Year

  • Parksville Beach Festival Society

We are so pleased to be able to present the Community Spirit Award which recognizes a business or individual that demonstrates exceptional commitment to developing and encouraging community spirit and pride. This award sponsored by and selected by the Society of Organized Services (SOS) was presented to Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa Resort and Conference Centre.  

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