Business Person of the Year Award
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.
2020 Winner: Naoko Homma
The 2020 Finalists
Business coach and ‘thinking partner’ for today’s leaders – Building Businesses to Scale
With her husband Miki, Naoko took ownership of the iconic restaurant in 2001, and they built Sushi Village into a much-loved local institution and a globally recognized Whistler icon.
Regenerative Medicine Health Educator, entrepreneur, author, Doctoral student and speaker. She transforms people with chronic disease into conquerors of their condition through metabolic nutrition & detoxification.
Meet More 2020 Award Finalists
The 2019 winner
Sarah is publisher of Pique Newsmagazine and President of Whistler Publishing LP which also publishes the Squamish Chief, Whistler Magazine and several tourist publications
The 2018 winner
General Contractor with 43 years of expertise in high end and timber frame construction. Recently, Matheo is recognized for helping pioneer the Canadian Passivhaus movement.
The 2017 winner
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.
The 2016 winner