2015 Spike Business Awards

2015 Port Moody Spike Awards

It’s no secret that there are some great local businesses here in the Tri-Cities. Just last week on October 22, 2015 the City of Port Moody recognized some of its best and brightest businesses at a City Hall gala in honour of the Spike Business Awards. With over 600 nominations, this year’s Economic Development Committee had some tough decisions to make. Fortunately, they didn’t shirk their responsibilities.

Councillor Diana Dilworth, the committee’s chair, shared, “I can’t believe it’s the 10th Anniversary of the Spike Business Awards. I remember the very first Spike Awards and I’m so proud to be part of an event that recognizes our amazing businesses. It’s important to celebrate their achievements and acknowledge their hard work, creativity and dedication. Congratulations to our nominees and the winners who were recognized tonight.”

Not to be outdone, Mayor Mike Clay said, “Port Moody’s business community plays an important role in making our city a place where we can all be proud to live, work and play. What I hear time and time again is that Port Moody businesses are successful because they know their customers, they get involved in local causes, and they give back to the community. This is something worth celebrating.”

Here’s who came out on top at the 2015 Spike Business Awards:

Arts in Business
Winner: Askara Goldsmith
Honourable Mention: Gallery Bistro
Honourable Mention: Pinball Alley Vintage

Business Spirit
Winner: Port Moody Taekwondo
Honourable Mention: Optimum Family Chiropractic

Customer Service
Winner: The Runners’ Den
Honourable Mention: Shapour’s Tailoring & Alterations

Environmental Leadership
Winner: Pajo’s at Rocky Point Park
Honourable Mention: Backyard Bird Centre

Home Based Business
Winner: Pin Up Hair Boutique
Honourable Mention: Yoga with Kasia

Street Appeal
Winner: Vivio Flower Gallery
Honourable Mention: Around My House Consignment

Technology and Innovation
Winner: Vancity – Port Moody (Branch 52)
Honourable Mention: Caffé Divano

Tourist Destination
Winner: Rocky Point Ice Cream
Honourable Mention: Moody Ales
Honourable Mention: Yellow Dog Brewing Co.

One Minute Pitch
Winner: Shop Local Port Moody

To see how the big night unfolded, watch the video online here.

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