Thank You For Nominating Whistler’s Most Excellent! 

The Whistler Excellence Awards are our chance to celebrate Whistler’s innovators, trailblazers and community cultivators! Whistler’s business and community awards build brands and honour local legends.

Hosted by the Whistler Chamber in partnership with Whistler Community Foundation, the Whistler Arts Council, AWARE and presented by BlueShore Financial – the evening is dedicated to honouring excellence in the areas of service, innovation, sustainability, outstanding leadership in the arts, business and community service.

New this year is the Emerging Business of the Year, awarded to a business who has recently emerged in our community and demonstrates exceptional promise for continued growth.

The 2022 Whistler Excellence Awards show is returning back to a LIVE in-person event at the Fairmont Chateau Whistler!

You won’t want to miss out on the action this year – make sure you sign up for our Biz Updates for information on ticket sales in the coming months!

Save the Date!

Whistler Chamber and presenting partners BlueShore Financial are very excited to welcome guests to join us live and back in-person for this years’ Whistler Excellence Awards event.

Event details*:

When: Thursday, October 20, 2022

Where: Fairmont Chateau Whistler

Time: 6pm – 11pm


Watch this space for updates and to purchase tickets when when sales open.  

*Please note event details are subject to change

Watch the VIRTUAL 2021 Whistler Excellence Awards!

Meet the 2021 Whistler Excellence Awards Winners:

Innovative Business of the Year – Bluebird Strategy/WNORTH

Sustainability in Action Business – Whistler Community Services Society

Service Excellence – Small Business – Whistler Medical Clinic

Service Excellence – Large Business – Portobello Bakery

Rising Star of the Year – Padraic O’Rourke – Fairmont Chateau Whistler

*For 2021* Resilient Business of the YearWhistler Blackcomb

The Citizen of the Year Karin Kausky

Whistler Champion of Arts & Culture- Dave Petko Black Ohm Tattoos

Business Person of the Year – Jerry & Sana Marsh – Creekside Market

The Story Behind the Artwork

Local artist, Catkin Pritchard (Catkin Design), created the artwork for this year’s event. In this video she explains her inspiration and what the piece represents.


Thank you to our Presenting Partner:

Award Partners

Creative Partner

Media Partner

Radio Partner

Design Provider