Women in Business award winners honoured

Surrey Board of Trade hosts annual luncheon recognizing the city's best businesswomen.

From left: Christiana Flessner

From left: Christiana Flessner

On Wednesday, March 13, the Surrey Board of Trade hosted the fourth annual Surrey Women in Business Awards luncheon.  he sold-out event recognized the hard work of Surrey’s businesswomen and their contributions to Surrey.

Master of Ceremonies Steve Darling of Global TV BC led the afternoon’s program and kept guests laughing. Keynote Speaker Rebecca Legge of Canada Wide Media Limited shared her success story with the audience. Excitement was obvious throughout the room as winners were announced in five categories.

The winners are:

Entrepreneur Category: Jill Martyniuk, Romancing the Home

Professional Category: Christine Trischuk, Christine Trischuk Consultants

Corporate/Leadership Category: Peggy White, Guildford Town Centre

Innovator Category: Wendy Bollard, Peninsula Productions Society

Not-for-Profit Leader Category: Christiana Flessner, Canadian Wheelchair Foundation