In August 1996 Joey Chan established Joey Chan & Associates Inc. (JCA) and has since been the recipient of many prestigious awards. They include the Best Interior Design Gold Georgie Award 1997 from the Canadian Home Builders' Association of British Columbia (CHBA BC), the Best Overall Design Gold Georgie Award 1998, the Best Family Detached Gold Georgie Award 2001, and the Gold Award of Excellence 2002 in Hospitality/Restaurant from Interior Designers Institute of British Columbia (IDIBC).
Joey is originally from Hong Kong. Having worked in the Interior Design Industry for 12 years right after graduation from high school, he decided to pursue his dream to become a Registered Interior Designer. Therefore, he came over to Canada in 1990.
In 1994 Joey graduated from Ryerson Polytechnic University in Toronto, Ontario with a BAA in Interior Design. He also received an honorable three year Interior Design diploma with the Georgian College of Applied Arts and Technology in Barrie, Ontario in 1992.In September 1999, Joey began teaching Interior Design in Vancouver. In October 1999, he hosted a 10-episode Interior Design TV program with Fairchild TV Vancouver in Cantonese and Mandarin that broadcasts throughout Canada.
Since 2000, Joey has expanded his career back to Hong Kong and China. Working as a Colour Consultant with a Chinese-owned paint company, he is able to educate local Interior Designers and Decorators through workshops in over 10 different provinces. Despite his busy schedule, he was honoured to give lectures at universities including Qing Hua, Chengdu, Shenyang and Wuhan. In addition, he continues to enrich some of his clients' lives through residential projects that he designed in China.