This year we saw almost 500 nominations and over 200 applications were received and passed on to our judging panel! Thank you to everyone who took the time to make a nomination and to all of the nominees who took the time to complete the application for judging. The judging panel was made up of volunteer judges who scored the information provided with a rating scale designed to ensure fairness and consistency in judging.
Below are the finalists for the 2021 Fernie Business Excellence Awards as selected by the judges:
|Community Tourism Achievement
Sponsored by Tourism Fernie
|Employer of the Year
Sponsored by College of The Rockies
|Fernie Business of the Year
Sponsored by North Coal
Sponsored by Fernie Fox Hotel
Sponsored by East Kootenay Community Credit Union
|Businessperson of the Year
Sponsored by The Free Press
|Community Group of the Year
Sponsored by Columbia Basin Trust
|New Business of the Year
Sponsored by Fernie Alpine Resort
|Outstanding Customer Service
Sponsored by Western Financial Group
|People’s Choice Award
Sponsored by Rockies Law Corporation
The winners will be announced on October 29th at a social gathering with finalists and sponsors in attendance. The award presentations will be live streamed on the Fernie Chamber’s Facebook page for public viewing!
All finalists have been issued an invite to this gathering, please each out to firstname.lastname@example.org if your business is listed above and you did not receive an invite.
A full list of Fernie Chamber members can be found on our business directory here.
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