Whistler Excellence Awards Presented by BlueShore Financial - POSTPONED Until Further Notice
Celebrate Whistler's innovators, trailblazers and community cultivators! Whistler’s black tie business and community awards bring over 400 locals together for one big night to build brands and honour local legends.
Hosted by the Whistler Chamber in partnership with the Whistler Community Foundation, Arts Whistler and AWARE presented by BlueShore Financial. The Awards honour excellence in the areas of service, innovation, sustainability, outstanding leadership in the arts, business and community service. The Rising Star Award catapults careers for those under 40 on the fast track to success!
YOU’LL HAVE AN AWESOME TIME
6-7pm – champagne reception presented by Engel & Völkers Whistler
7-10pm – dinner, award ceremony and entertainment
10pm - 11:30pm - after-party presented by Gibbons Après Lager
Business Person of the Year - Presented by BDO
Citizen of the Year - Presented by Race & Company LLP
Innovative Business of the Year - Presented by Beedie Living
Rising Star of the Year - Presented by RMOW
Whistler Experience Service - Small Business - Presented by Maggi Thornhill president of Engel & Völkers Whistler
Whistler Experience Service - Large Business - Presented by Whistler Blackcomb
Sustainability in Action Business - Presented by Cascade Environmental Resource Group Ltd.
Whistler Champion of Arts & Culture - Presented by Whistler Real Estate Company
Above and Beyond - Presented by the Hotel Association of Whistler
EMCEED BY: HEATHER PAUL
Writer / Actor / 2017 Citizen Of The Year Award recipient / Economic Development Analyst at RMOW
In 2018 Mountain Life Magazine named Heather one of the '5 Canadian Women Leaving a Lasting Impression on Mountain Culture'. Heather has lived in Whistler for the past 22 years, intending to stay only for one season, but falling quickly in love with the snow and eventually with ‘THE Guy’. Her day job is in economic development, but she may be better known as a playwright and actress in Whistler’s Short Skirt Theatre Company. Heather’s style of production is a loving looking glass into the Whistler community. She has penned and played some memorable moments, inspired by the village we are lucky enough to call home. A constant advocate for the joyful benefits of volunteerism, in 2017 Heather was the recipient of Whistler’s ‘Citizen of the Year’. She is pretty sure the absence of Facebook and social media during her first few years in this community really nailed her qualifications for the humbling honour.
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