2017 Downtown Proud Awards

The Downtown Chilliwack business community will gather together on May 31 to their peers at the fifth annual Downtown Proud Awards. The evening will kick off with the Downtown Chilliwack BIA’s Annual General Meeting.

We invite you to help us celebrate local businesses that have demonstrated a passion for excellence and are proud to be located in downtown Chilliwack!

Tickets only $20

Wednesday, May 31, 2017
at the Coast Chilliwack Hotel

Doors open  / AGM registration: 5:00pm
BIA Annual General Meeting: 6:00pm
Dinner: 6:45pm
Awards Ceremony to follow

Tickets for the event are $20 each, and includes dinner and live music by Trevor McDonald.
There will also be prize draws during the awards ceremony.

To get your tickets or more information, CONTACT THE BIA OFFICE

Leader in Redevelopment

This award is presented to the business or organization that demonstrates vision and focuses on the transformation of abandoned or under-utilized Downtown sites. The recognized projects being considered will showcase innovative solutions, leading edge marketing programs and best practices to foster economic growth. This category includes initiatives related to physical infrastructure, redevelopment, workforce development and business retention and expansion.
2016 Winner: Lakeshore Ventures (Edwards Crossing)

New Business of the Year

This category is for businesses who have been located downtown for less than 3 years. The nominees should be unique, creative and inspire surrounding businesses. They should demonstrate a willingness to participate and contribute to the success of all downtown Chilliwack events and promotions.
2016 Winner: Produce Gone Wild

Established Business of the Year

This category is for businesses who have been located downtown for 3 years or more. The business has a loyal customer base and offer them amazing service, incentives and loyalty programs. They will also demonstrate an interest in all downtown Chilliwack events and promotions.
2016 Winner: The Book Man

Outstanding Customer Service

This award is presented to the business or employee that enhances the shopping experience within their store business. This person or establishment appreciates the loyal customer and treats them with respect. They go above and beyond to make the customer happy and leave them with a positive downtown experience.
2016 Winner: Griffin Security

Above and Beyond

This category is considered for businesses or organizations that demonstrate an interest in the community and develop projects or programs that positively impact the downtown area. The business owner and staff would be willing to participate in local events and promotions by volunteering or offering some type of sponsorship (funding, in-kind materials, resources, facility, etc)
2016 Winner: Decades Coffee Club

The 2017 Downtown Proud Awards Night will be preceded by the BIA’s Annual General Meeting.
There is no cost to attend the AGM, however tickets will be required for those who wish to stay for the Downtown Proud Awards dinner and presentations.
For ticket information, please contact the BIA office.

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