Cooper awarded Lifetime Achievement
Mel Cooper, a well-known radio personality, business owner, mentor and philanthropist, was honoured by his peers on Thursday night, taking home the Victoria Chamber of Commerce coveted Lifetime Achievement Award.
Cooper accepted the award at a capacity-crowd gala at the Fairmont Empress Hotel. Dan Dagg, a long-time marketing professional in Victoria and owner of Hothouse, was named Chamber Member of the Year. • Business Leadership: Western Interior Design Group Ltd. •New Business: Freshworks Studio • Business of the Year (1-10 Employees): Balance Home Cleaning • Business of the Year (11-39): Orca Spirit Adventures • Business of the Year (40+ employees): Beanstream • Outstanding Workplace of the Year: Smart Dolphins Solutions • Innovation: Flytographer • Non-Profit/Association of the Year: Lifetime Networks • Outstanding Customer Service: STS Pain Pharmacy • Sustainable Business Practices: Bernhardt Contracting Ltd. • Business Person: Mandy Farmer, Accents Inns/Hotel Zed • Young Entrepreneur: Rachel Paish, Passion & Performance.