Campbell River – September 24, 2011 –Marine Harvest Canada (MHC) has been awarded top accolades at Campbell River’s 2011 Business Awards of Distinction. Amongst many deserving nominees, MHC was complimented with two prestigious awards for Large Business and Family Friendly Business during the September 24th event held at Campbell River’s Tidemark Theatre.
Large business of the year honours a business with 50 or more employees that has demonstrated continual business excellence through positive business growth, exemplified customer service and embraced an outstanding commitment to quality and the community.
Family friendly award honours a business that shows leadership in employee policies and programs by embracing the lives of their employees and flexible work arrangements that benefit their families; that facilitates and welcomes children and families through their layout, amenities and considerations; and shows community involvement leadership in supporting initiatives that benefit the children and families in our community.
MHC Finance Director Tom Conlon was pleased to accept on behalf of MHC. “It really is an honour to be recognized by your business community and to be awarded twice is certainly a wonderful compliment to our staff and company.”
The 2011 Awards of Distinction recipients were:
- Micro Business, City Smiles Dental Centre
- Small Business, Anchor Cove Electric
- Intermediate Business, T-Mar Industries
- Not for Profit Business, Campbell River Hospice Society
- Family Friendly Business, Marine Harvest Canada
- Large Business, Marine Harvest Canada
- Environmentally Sustainable Business, Discovery Foods
- Young Entrepreneur, Erin Wallis, Erin Wallis Photography
- Business Leader, Tom Pallan
The annual Campbell River Chamber’s Business Awards of Distinction is Campbell River’s most prestigious business event and recognizes the dedication and hard work of many business and individuals in the Campbell River area. This year’s event was themed ‘Success Beyond the Lemonade Stand’ promoting the value of early business literacy, entrepreneurship, determination and innovation – the winning formula for business success at any age.
MHC is British Columbia’s leading supplier of fresh farm-raised salmon with its head office located in Campbell River.
Media Contacts: Marine Harvest Canada: Ian Roberts 250-850-3276, Ext 7256