Business Person of the Year

2024 Business Awards | Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce


The Business Person of the Year Award honours a business person who is the founder, CEO, President, or Senior Executive of a company who exhibits business leadership and vision; displays a significant commitment to the success of both their business and the region as a whole; serves as a positive role model or mentor for other business people; and exemplifies professional behaviour maintaining an upstanding reputation in the business community and region as a whole.


Eligibility Requirements:

  1. Nominee must have an active business located or operating in the Greater Victoria Region
  2. Nominee must be the founder, CEO, President or Senior Executive of a company(ies)
  3. Nominee does not have to be a member to be nominated, but must be a member to move on in judging
  4. Staff and their immediate family, the category sponsor and current Chamber Board members and their businesses are not eligible to be nominated for this award

Two finalists will be announced after the judging period and invited to attend the 2024 Business Awards in May where the winner will be announced.

The two finalists will be contacted and filmed for a short video featuring their business that will be presented at the 2024 Business Awards. Ideally the video should feature/highlight the person who will potentially be accepting the award at the 2024 Business Awards.

Criterion Weight
Demostrates business leadership and vision 22.5%
Shows a commitment to the business and the region 22.5%
Is a positive role model and mentor for other business people 22.5%
Exemplifies professional behaviour maintaining a positive reputation 22.5%
Other noteworthy contributions and accomplishments 10.0%