Hailey Mannynvali, co-owner of Hearthstone Artisan Bakery, and her business are among finalists for the 18th Vancouver Island Business Excellence Awards. (News Bulletin file)

Finalists announced for Vancouver Island Business Excellence Awards

The awards take place Jan. 25 at the Delta Ocean Pointe Resort in Victoria

Nanaimo businesses are among the 88 finalists nominated for the 18th annual Vancouver Island Business Excellence Awards.

According to a press release, nominees from the Harbour City include: Alair Homes, Baby Salsa Mexican Restaurant, Butler Wilson Quality Construction, Coco Café, Datum Point Studios, Excalibur Custom Homes, Foley Dog Treat Company Inc., Harris Mazda, Hearthstone Artisan Bakery, Lanson’s Drywall Systems, Maffeo Salon and Day Spa, Mazzei Electric, Mid Island Co-op, Nori Sushi, Pheasant Hill Homes, Resonance Software, SignAge, Snip and Stitch, Tilray, Tim’s Automotive Repair and Used Car Sales and VMAC.

The awards celebrate the best of business on the Island for the year, the press release said, and take place Jan. 25 at the Delta Ocean Pointe Resort in Victoria.

To purchase tickets, go to www.businessexaminer.ca, under the events tab.

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