Each year, the Kelowna Chamber of Commerce holds the annual Business Excellence Awards, an event that highlights companies who have achieved outstanding accomplishments in Central Okanagan. This year, at their 29th annual award ceremony at the Delta Okanagan, judges narrowed down sixty-two semi-finalists and thirty finalists. Evergreen Building Maintenance made its list of finalists and received the prestigious award for its sustainability efforts. The event was held in collaboration with Kelowna Chamber of Commerce, Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) and Farris, Vaughan, Wills & Murphy LLP on October 13th.
The Categories businesses were recognized for were:
- Rising Star Business of the Year
- Small Business of the Year
- Mid-size Business of the Year
- Large Business of the Year
- Social Entrepreneurship Award
- Young Entrepreneur of the Year
- Business Leader of the Year
- Sustainability Award
- Distinction in Hospitality & Tourism Award
- Marketer of the Year
- Technology/Innovation Award
Evergreen Building Maintenance was awarded with the prestigious Sustainability Award at the event, which is given to ‘a company whose business practices embrace innovative approaches and techniques, which are cutting edge in contributing to environmental sustainability.’
Each year, nominations are received for the business and individual awards from across the valley. Once the nomination period has passed, a party is thrown in their honour and a detailed nomination package is completed.
This package is then reviewed extensively over an 8-month process by experienced judges. Once the finalists are selected, they are usually visited at their place of business by the judges in September before they make final decisions.
Businesses who win these awards receive valuable publicity and admiration within their respective sectors. We are happy to have been honoured with this incredible award and feel a deep sense of pride that our hard work and dedication to sustainability has been recognized!
Evergreen Building Maintenance is living up to its name when it comes to practicing sustainability and green cleaning initiatives. Learn more about the industries we work for and the services we proudly offer across Western Canada.