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The Community Excellence Awards is an annual program that celebrates outstanding businesses and community leaders. This signature event is dedicated to commemorating the successes and achievements of Golden businesses and community leaders by celebrating their prestigious efforts and contributions.

The 2019 Community Excellence Awards will be taking place in the evening on November 9th, 2019 at the Golden Civic Centre.  This evening will be a celebration of the award recipients, as well as an opportunity to mix and mingle with amazing local food and entertainment.

Tickets are $65 and include admission to the event, welcome appetizers and an amazing dinner provided by Columbia River Catering Co.  The awards ceremony is hosted by Golden’s very own Ricky Diamonds, and the after party will be dancing to the beats of DJ Mihajic Touch. 

Nominations are now OPEN.  To Nominate your favourite local business in one of the 15 categories, click on the link below.


Award Categories: Business Person of the Year Young Entrepreneur of the Year New Business of the Year Employer of the Year Hospitality & Tourism Excellence Professional Services Excellence Retailer Excellence Trade Services Excellence Arts & Culture Excellence Customer Service Excellence Marketing Campaign of the Year Inclusive Workplace of the Year Not-For-Profit of the Year Mayor's Award of Excellence Peter Bowle-Evans Award

For more information about the Community Excellence awards, or to sign up as a Community Sponsor email us at

View the full list of 2018 award winners here.

Scroll through the 14th Annual Community Excellence Awards photo album here.

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