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Whistler Excellence Awards Presented by BlueShore Financial

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Name: Whistler Excellence Awards Presented by BlueShore Financial
Date: May 11, 2017
Time: 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM PDT
Registration: Register Now
Event Description:
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. With emcee extraordinaire, Feet Banks on the mic we’re guaranteed a wild ride as we Ignite Excellence like only Whistler can.

Hosted by the Whistler Chamber in partnership with the Community Foundation of Whistler and Arts Whistler, 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!

6-7pm – champagne reception presented by
7-10pm – dinner, award ceremony and entertainment
10pm - 11:30pm after-party (new this year!)  presented by

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EMCEE: FEET BANKS  I  Powered by  
Feet Banks was raised by wolves in Northern British Columbia until his biological parents opted to relocate the whole family to Whistler when he was 11 years old. Feet graduated from Pemberton High School in 1994 and was awarded a (fake?) gold watch from the Whistler Chamber of Commerce the next year for his busboy skills at Sushi Village. He attended the University of Victoria to study writing and film and, after graduating, returned home to the mountains to continue living the dream. He currently edits Mountain Life Magazine and has held a weekly movie column in the Pique Newsmagazine for 13 years. Feet lives in Squamish with his fiancé and 6-year-old son. 

Interested in Whistler Excellence Awards Partnership Opportunities? 
For more information contact Sarah Stead Events Project Manager at sstead@whistlerchamber.com or 604.932-5922 ext 24.

This years awards are:

Lifetime Achievement Award- Chili Thom ​

Presented by:  

Business Person of the Year 
Presented by 
Mike Conway- Back In Action I Cheryl Scribe- Whistler Community Service Society I Duane Hepditch- Guestfolio Communications 

Innovative Business of the Year
 Presented by 
gogglesoc I Zep Mountain Bike Camps I Kahuna Paddle Boards 

Rising Star of the Year

Presented by:
Dana Friesen Smith- RE/MAX Sea to Sky Real Estate I Kevin Winter- Coast Mountain Brewing I Kara McMaster- Caveman Grocer 

Whistler Experience Service - Large Business
Presented by   
Whistler Public Library I Scandinave Spa I Fairmont Chateau Whistler- Mallard Lounge 

Whistler Experience Service - Small Business 
Presented by     

The Beacon Pub and Eatery I Rocks and Gems Canada I McCoo's 

Sustainability in Action Business

Presented by 

Seeds Consulting I AWARE I Raven's Nest 

Whistler Champion of Arts & Culture
Presented by

Mountain Life Media I Suzanne Greening I Mountain FM Radio 

The Citizen of the Year Award 

Presented by  

Heather Paul I Karl Ricker I David Oakes I Jennifer Erickson 

Above and Beyond 

Presented by

Nicole Baudisch- Whistler Blackcomb Staff Housing I Mei Madden- Whistler Blackcomb Foundation 
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Cancelation Policy: Payment is non refundable for cancelations made within 3 business days of the event, or non attendance on the day.
If you have registered and paid for an event or training, you will be automatically added to the attendance list. 
Event Media:
The Fairmont Chateau Whistler
Contact Information:
Sarah Stead Events Project Manager
Regular (until: Mon, May 8th @ 4pm)
Future Members: $150
Table (10 people) WCC Members: $1090 (save $100)

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