2015 Surrey Business Excellence Awards finalists announced

17th-annual event will recognize six of Surrey's best businesses in different award categories.

On Thursday, Nov. 5, the Surrey Board of Trade (SBOT) will recognize six of Surrey’s best businesses in different award categories at the Academy Awards-style 17th annual Surrey Business Excellence Awards.

The awards, with presenting sponsors Kwantlen Polytechnic University and TD Bank, will feature Kirk LaPointe as Master of Ceremonies.

This year’s event will also feature the second annual Corporate Social Responsibility Award, recognizing a business that is operating in an economically, socially and environmentally responsible manner.

The 2015 finalists are:

Business Person of the Year:

John Volken, The John Volken Academy Society

Andrew Westlund, The Westlund Group of Companies

 

1-10 Employees Category:

Complete Home Design

South Point Pet Hospital

UChoice Manufacturing Inc.

 

11-40 Employees Category:

Lantrax North America Logistics

Pure Life Physiotherapy and Health Centre

Viva Care Inc. (Viva Care Medical)

 

41+ Employees Category:

Canuel Caterers

Emterra Environmental

Mansonville Plastics (BC) Ltd. & Group of Companies

 

Not-for-Profit/Association of the Year Category:

John Volken Academy Society

Lookout Emergency Aid Society

Pacific Community Resources Society

 

New Business of the Year Category:

Crown Building Supplies Ltd.

Green Tech Resurfacing Ltd.

Virtus Security Ltd.

 

The awards take place Thursday, Nov. 5 at the Sheraton Vancouver Guildford Hotel, 15269 104 Ave.

Networking cocktail reception is from 6-7 p.m. with the dinner and awards presentation from 7-9:30 p.m.

Tickets are $110 each or $1,050 for a table of 10.

 

 

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