2017 Surrey Business Award Finalists Announced

On Thursday, November 2, 2017, the Surrey Board of Trade will recognize 7 of Surrey’s best businesses in different award categories at the Academy Awards style 19th Annual Surrey Business Excellence Awards. The SBOT’s 19th Annual Surrey Business Excellence Awards Dinner, with Presenting Sponsors BDC and TD Bank, will also feature the 4th Annual Corporate Social Responsibility Award, recognizing a business that is operating in an economically, socially and environmentally responsible manner.

“We look forward to welcoming Jay Janower as our Master of Ceremonies from GlobalTV. The event is already half-sold. I encourage everyone to book their tickets now for Surrey’s premiere event for the business community,” said Anita Huberman, CEO, Surrey Board of Trade.

Thursday, November 2, 2017
Networking Cocktail Reception: 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Dinner and Awards Presentation: 7:00 – 9:30 p.m.
Location: Sheraton Vancouver Guildford Hotel (15269 104th Ave. Surrey, B.C.)
Tickets are $110 (+GST) each or $1,150 (+GST) for a table of 11.

Tickets can be purchased at or by calling 604.581.7130.


Business Person of the Year:
Gary Gill, Fraserview Cedar Products
Sara Hodson, LIVE WELL Exercise Clinic
Charan Sethi, Tien Sher Group of Companies

1-10 Employees Category:
BCB Natural Products and Services Ltd.
Sew Kool Embroidery & Screen-Printing
Sigma Safety Corporation

11-40 Employees Category:
LIVE WELL Exercise Clinic Inc.
Reliance Foundry Co. Ltd.
Safetech Scaffold Ltd.

41+ Employees Category:
Back in Motion Rehab Inc.
GroupHEALTH Benefit Solutions
Safe Software Inc.

Not-for-Profit/Association of the Year Category:
Pacific Community Resources Society
Seniors Come Share Society
Surrey Hospital and Outpatient Centre Foundation

New Business of the Year Category:
Focused Interiors
Forte Law – Employment Law Solutions
Virtus Security Ltd.

Young Entrepreneur of the Year Category:
Gunraj Gill, Virtus Security Ltd.
Raveena Oberoi, Just Cakes Bakeshop Ltd.
Kathie-Lee Pugsley, Focused Interiors