The Salt Spring Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that voting for the 2019 Salty Awards is open now until October 25, 2019.
Nominations were held at saltspringchamber.com between September 12 and October 2, 2019, yielding a record-breaking number of nominations. Over 475 entries were received for 20 Business award categories, with a total of 1055 unique nominations received. For the 9 Community awards, we received 213 entries for a total of 339 unique nominations.
It appears that excellence is abundant on Salt Spring, with 58 nominations for young entrepreneurs, and over 60 nominations for our new category for entrepreneurs over 40 ! Ninety‐eight businesses were nominated for excellent customer service and 109 nominations were received for Greatest Tradesperson. 45 restaurants and food trucks were nominated, along with almost one hundred favourite menu items. There are over 60 businesses to choose from for Greatest Business overall.
For the third year in a row, nominations abound for the Community Salty Awards, with over 40 servers recognized as "extraordinary", 62 people nominated for "going the extra mile" and 47 people recognized as top volunteers.
Consider casting your vote for the Salt Spring Exchange in the Local Media Choice, Top Place to Shop Local and Greatest Business Overall categories. Click here to cast your vote at saltspringchamber.com
The Salty Awards will be presented at a Gala Dinner on November 14th at the Harbour House Hotel. Details to be released shortly. The Salty Awards are presented by Windsor Plywood in partnership with the Salt Spring Exchange and the Salt Spring Island Chamber of Commerce. For further information, please contact the Chamber office.