Business Excellence Awards Gala presented by MNP

Get Excited. Get Ready.

Welcome to the enchanting world of the Kamloops & District Chamber of Commerce and MNP Business Excellence Awards Gala! Get ready to witness the magic of supporting local businesses as we gather to celebrate the true wizards of our community. 

Join us for an unforgettable evening filled with networking, delicious food and the excitement of announcing the winners of the 37th Annual Business Excellence Awards! This year, our theme, “Business Excellence Awards: The Magic of Supporting Local,” reminds us of the extraordinary impact we can create when we come together as a community. So, let’s celebrate the local wizards who have cast their spells on our region, making the Kamloops region a truly magical place to live, work and thrive. 

Let the spellbinding power of connections work its wonders as you mingle and forge new alliances. Immerse yourself in the magical atmosphere as you settle in for a tantalizing dinner that will leave your taste buds spellbound. 

Prepare to be captivated as we honour the remarkable individuals and businesses who have charmed our hearts with their unwavering commitment to excellence. Marvel at their achievements, be inspired by their stories and witness the transformative power of hard work and passion. 

Don’t miss your chance to be a part of this enchanting evening! Whether you’re an aspiring entrepreneur, a seasoned business professional, or a champion of our local community, the Business Excellence Awards Gala is the perfect opportunity to connect, engage and be inspired.

Gala itinerary:

4:00pm – 5:50pm – Networking 
6:00pm – 8:00pm – Opening Remarks, Dinner is served
8:00pm – 9:30pm – Awards Ceremony

Times may vary

The Menu:

1st course: “Leeky” Cauldron Soup

Creamy roasted leek, potato and butternut squash soup. Finished with a dollop of dill infused
sour cream, sweet bell pepper and garden chives. Accompanied by warm rolls with creamy

2nd course: “Hogwarts” Herb Roast Chicken and Buttered Crab

Rosemary & garlic rubbed BC local chicken breast topped with butter poached crab and
finished with a fire roasted tomato, basil & pearl onion jus. Served with olive oil and oregano
marinated creamer potato, grilled asparagus, green top carrots and micro greens.

3rd course: Lemon Curd Lavender Cheesecake

White chocolate lemon curd cheesecake topped with a lavender cream and white chocolate
shard. Finished with a tinted white chocolate drizzle, salted caramel & candied pecans.

Schedule of Activities

April 5, 2023Media Launch at Chamber Networking Social hosted by the City of Kamloops
April 5, – May 31 2023Nominations Open
June 9, 2023Nominations Breakfast at Sandman Signature Hotel
July 20, 2023Finalists Announcement at Tk’emlúps te Secwepemc Arbour
October 26, 2023Business Excellence Awards Gala at Thompson Rivers University

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Reach out to Brian Jones for Membership Opportunities

Brian Jones (he/him)
Manager – Development & Membership
phone:  250-372-7722  cell: 778-257-5800

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