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Whistler Champion of the Arts & Culture Award Nominations

Congratulations to Mountain Life Media the recipient of the 2017 Whistler Champion of Arts & Culture Award.
Read more about their achievement.

* Nominations for the 2017 Whistler Champion of Arts & Culture Award are now closed. Look for the 2018 nominations in May 2018.

Arts Whistler presents the Whistler Champion of the Arts & Culture Award in partnership with the Whistler Chamber of Commerce Whistler Excellence Awards. This award is open to individual artists of all disciplines, volunteers, cultural workers, or a business leader or business/organization who has made a significant impact on the growth of arts, culture and heritage in the community of Whistler.

The award recipient is recognized for their support of local arts and heritage events and programs. Support may have been given through sponsorship, volunteerism, professional services or products, marketing or public relations donations, or business leadership that demonstrated support for the arts above and beyond the basic commercial benefits. The recipient is nominated by the arts, culture and heritage organizations of Whistler.

Past recipients include: Mountain Life Media, Stephen Vogler, Stella Harvey, Joan Richoz, Blue Shore Financial, TD Bank, Whistler Question, Sue Adams, Pique Newsmagazine, Nester’s Market, Rocky Mountain Production Services, Whistler Real Estate Co. Ltd, and Whiski Jack Resorts Ltd.

Whistler Excellence Awards presented by BlueShore Financial.


What are the Whistler Excellence Awards?

The awards celebrate Whistler’s innovators, trailblazers and community cultivators. With over 200 locals together for one night, Whistler’s black tie business and community awards build brands and honour local legends.

Presented by the Whistler Chamber in partnership with the Community Foundation of Whistler, Arts Whistler and the Whistler Centre for Sustainability.  The Awards honour excellence in the areas of service, innovation, sustainability, outstanding leadership in the arts, business and community service.  The Rising Star Award catapults careers for those under 40 on the fast track to success.