Cove Wins Business Of The Year!
Exciting news alert! We are beyond pleased, and with hearts full of gratitude, to announce that Cove Continuity Advisors Inc. was recently awarded the Business of The Year award for 2018 by the North Vancouver Chamber of Commerce!
The Chamber represents both the District and City of North Vancouver, making the awards a positive, collaborative celebration of the businesses of both municipalities. The calibre of businesses represented by the finalists in each of the six categories was impressive. What was pleasantly surprising was the level of commitment these north shore businesses have to social and environmental responsibility.
We were honoured to have been selected as a finalist leading up to the Business Excellence Awards gala, held last Thursday at the Pinnacle Hotel, attended by 275 business leaders, their teams, politicians, and well wishers.
The whole process of being nominated, being interviewed, being chosen as a finalist, and having a film created about Cove was an amazing, fun, and engaging process for us. The film crew was a delight to work with. Each of the finalists were showcased in a two-minute video created by film students from Capilano University Film School for the event. Warren and I even took Olly, our young videographer, on a 5-hour hike, to the top of Seymour and back. He was awestruck by the vistas and captured a whopping 80 gigabytes of video (out of which only ten seconds was used—that ten seconds was worth it though!). The final video is beautiful. It is a tribute to the students that produced it as much as it is a story about Cove.
We didn’t realize how invested we were in the result until the previous category winner was announced, and we knew our category was next. We were the last category and winner to be announced, and I have to admit, it was nerve racking. All of the three finalists’ videos were excellent. When the MC opened the envelope and announced our name, there was a whole lot of cheering coming from our corner of the room.
Winning the award was the icing on the cake. It reminds us that the place that we spend most of our waking hours needs to be a great place to work. It recognizes our past achievements and needs to be viewed as the beginning of what is yet to come. Reflecting on our journey that led us to where we are today, we are all so excited about the possibilities of what we can achieve in the years to come.
And, of course, we did not win this award alone. A huge thanks to all our clients, partners, supporters, and friends that made this award possible. We share it with you.
CLICK HERE to watch the videos for the other finalists in the six categories.