Chamber Awards

Celebrating excellence since 1974

Starting in 1974, the Chamber Awards​ has recognized the accomplishments of businesses, organizations, and individuals who have contributed greatly to make the Comox Valley an amazing community. Award categories have been added and retired, expanded and revisited, but the Chamber Awards have always been about excellence and service.


Chamber Award Categories

The Comox Valley Chamber of Commerce Chamber board and staff are thrilled to
celebrate the businesses and individuals in the following categories that make the Comox Valley a great place to work and play. 

Business of the Year
Small Business of the Year
New Business of the Year
Young Entrepreneur of the Year
#yourock Youth Award
Family First Award
Land of Plenty Award
Diversity and Inclusion Award
Sustainability Award
​Innovative Business
Not For Profit Organization
Customer Service
Heritage Recognition
Business Leadership
Lifetime Achievement Award
President's Merit


Nominations are open for a six week period through the fall. There are 15 categories to nominate in and 16 Awards in total. 
The Chamber has put in place a grassroots nomination process that does not allow for self-nominations. All nominations come from businesses and individuals in the community that feel the nominee needs to be recognized. The Chamber Awards are open to chamber and non-chamber members.
Visit our Awards Nominations Guidelines & Procedures pages for each awards criteria.


2023 Comox Valley Chamber Awards Gala

Saturday, January 27,  2024 | Florence Filberg Centre

& Online Charity Auction

Proceeds go to Comox Valley Food Bank.


Meet our 2023 Event Sponsors

The Eagle       First Credit Union        The Comox Valley Record


40 Knot WineryGladstone Brewing

Mackenzie GartsideAbove & Beyond Entertainment


Would you like to become a sponsor of our Chamber Awards & Gala or donate an item/service to our Online Charity Auction? Please contact our Membership & Events Coordinator at



Previous Chamber Award Years

May 10, 2023 - 9:00 PM
January 28, 2022 - 8:00 PM
December 31, 2020 - 8:00 PM
December 31, 2019 - 8:00 PM
December 31, 2018 - 8:00 PM
December 31, 2017 - 8:00 PM
December 31, 2016 - 8:00 PM