Business Awards

The Business Awards is an annual awards event hosted by the Sparwood Chamber of Commerce.

Recognizing exceptional businesses, organizations and individuals in our community boosts confidence and encourages growth on both personal and professional levels while sending the message that the community appreciates all that they do.

Please see below for 2023 award recipients and sponsors.

2023 Business Awards Recipients:

Retail Business Award: Awarded to a local business which demonstrates good business standards and ethics; provide exemplary retail products and or service to their clientele.

  • Buds & Blooms
Outstanding Customer Service Award: Awarded o the owner, manager or employee of a local business who is dedicated to continuously striving to exceed customer expectations.
  • Blanc-Noir Photography
Industrial Business Award: A business that provides products, services or support to the local industries; demonstrates good business standards and ethics.
  • EK Piloting & Hotshot
Not for Profit: A society or association within the District of Sparwood; is recognized as socially responsible and is well managed with measurable results benefitting the community.
  • Elk Valley Thrift Shop
New Business Award: A company that has started in the last 2 years or less; has significant business potential; shows growth and a strong commitment.
  • Phoenix Tree Counselling 
Community Youth Award: If you know a youth in our community who has made outstanding commitment, achievements or volunteered.
  • Addison Charest
Community Spirit Award: This is an individual or business who has community spirit. This business or person might be your friend, neighbor, and or colleague. They might only do something once a year (ie: plan an event, decorate , donate), but it puts a smile on the faces in our community.
  • Tammy Ogden
Citizen of the Year Award: The citizen of the year is an individual that gives endlessly to our community all year. Your nomination should be someone that shows leadership, dedication, and a positive impact on our community.
  • Joanne Wilton
Business Scarecrow Award: This is our sixth annual Scarecrow competition. All businesses that participate receive a stake for the scarecrow and a bag of straw. That’s it. They are displayed in the mall and the public votes on their favorite.
  • S.O.A.P.S

Platinum Sponsors


Silver Sponsors         


Bronze Sponsors

2022 Business  Award Recipients:
  • Outstanding Customer Service: Nails By Amy
  • Retail Business: Buds & Blooms
  • New Business: Crumbs Bar & Grill
  • Industrial Business:Napa Auto Parts
  • Not for Profit: Sparwood Food Bank
  • Community Youth: Ethan Dortman
  • Community Spirit: Causeway Bay Hotel
  • Citizen of the Year: Edie Holland
  • Business Scarecrow: Sparwood Dental
2020 Business Award Winners:
  • Outstanding Customer Service: Cami Reghenas
  • Retail Business: Save On Foods
  • New Business: Sasquatch Cyclery
  • Industrial Business:Elk Valley Precision & Cab
  • Not for Profit: Sparwood Trails Alliance
  • Community Youth: Lane Ogden
  • Community Spirit: Duane Nelson
  • Citizen of the Year: Dr. Derek Higgins
  • Business Scarecrow: Sweetlegs
2019 Business Award Winners:
  • Outstanding Customer Service: Western Financial
  • Retail Business: Western Financial
  • New Business: Rocky Mtn Meats
  • Industrial Business:Shaw’s Enterprise
  • Not for Profit: Sparwood Trails Alliance
  • Community Youth: Steven MacCormack
  • Community Spirit: Karen Sheets
  • Citizen of the Year: Jaslene Atwal
  • Business Scarecrow: Lilac Terrace