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Meet The Finalists


Duane Hepditch – Guestfolio Communications

Co-founded and sold a travel software company here in Whistler that competed on the global stage with brands like Sabre Hospitality, TravelClick and Oracle.

Cheryl Skribe – Whistler Community Services Society 

Cheryl’s passion for business was nurtured by her entrepreneurial parents. Her inspiration is further fuelled by those who challenge the status quo to chase their dreams.

Mike Conway – Back In Action Physiotherapy 

Titled sport and musculoskeletal physiotherapist, co-owner Back In Action Physiotherapy & Massage, passionate about helping patients recover from injury and in developing injury prevention tools.


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Business Person of the Year Award Description


This Whistler business person has had a major impact on the landscape of the local business community. They are an exemplary leader, and exhibit vision and passion. They have an innovative brand and they continuously give back by supporting community initiatives and projects.


An eligible candidate must:


  • Have been in operation for a minimum of five years
  • Exercise care and empathy with employees
  • Create a work environment that fosters growth and encourages development of employees
  • Be an exemplary leader and demonstrate passion, vision and positive moral character
  • Emphasize the importance of delivering high levels of customer service to all clients
  • Be a leader in their industry
  • Have leading products and/or services
  • Have a major impact on the landscape of the local business community
  • Gives back to the community by supporting local initiatives and projects