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Nominees chosen for 2020 Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards

General Angela Calla 25 Nov

The finalists have been chosen for this year’s Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards.

The nominees were announced last week and honored at a virtual finalist celebration held on Facebook live Nov. 8. 

“The Business Excellence Awards were created to recognize outstanding businesses in the Tri-Cities,” the chamber said in a press release. “Each of the nominated businesses and individuals has demonstrated excellence in business and a passion for our community.”

The finalists are:

• Business of the Year (1-10 employees)

Butter Studios

Engineered Bodies Strength & Conditioning

PlayWorks Physio

Labour Rights Law

• Business of the Year (11-30 employees)

Ballistic Arts Media Studios

G Force Gym

Eco Paving

• Business of the Year (30+ employees)

Rocky Point Ice Cream

Summit Labels

Woody’s Pub & Liquor Store

• Business Leader of the Year

Angela Calla, The Angela Calla Team

Sharon Perry, Sharon Perry & Associates, CPA

Bill Laidler, Laidler Group

• Not-For-Profit of the Year

Act2 | Child and Family Services

Immigrant Link Centre Society

Coquitlam Public Library

• Young Professional of the Year

Jessica Morrison, Squish Juicery

Yasaman Madanikia, Expressions Counselling

Paul Choi, Juris Notary

• Environmental Steward of the Year

Fulfill Shoppe

Port Moody Refillery


• Community Spirit Award

Coquitlam Centre

Malik Malikzada, Jamila’s Kitchen & Grill

Tri-Cities Community Foundations

• Business Resiliency Award

Legends Haul

Coquitlam Florist

Patina Brewing

Galactic Entertainment

Novo Textiles

Angela Calla is a 16-year award-winning woman of influence and mortgage expert. Alongside her team, Angela passionately assists mortgage holders in acquiring the best possible mortgage. She educates and empowers individuals on the “The Mortgage Show”, which she’s hosted for over a decade and is the best selling author of The Mortgage Code available on Amazon. All proceeds from her book sales are donated to Access Youth Outreach services, a local charity in our community supporting our youth. Additionally, in August of 2020 she surpassed $1 Billion dollars in funded personal mortgage volume at the young age of 37.

Angela leads by example with passion and conviction. She is known as an industry expert on TV and radio and the go-to source for publishers across the Country. She has even been known to sign the national anthem at sporting events! On top of all her achievements, Angela finds the time to be a loving wife and mother of two beautiful children.

For media interviews, speaking inquiries, or personal mortgage assistance, please contact Angela at or 604-939-8777.