2018 Surrey Business Award Finalists Announced

On Tuesday, November 6, 2018, the Surrey Board of Trade will recognize 6 of Surrey’s best businesses in different award categories at the Academy Awards style 20th Annual Surrey Business Excellence Awards.

The Surrey Board of Trade’s 20th Annual Surrey Business Excellence Awards Dinner, with Presenting Sponsors BDC and TD Bank, will also feature the 5th Annual Corporate Social Responsibility Award, recognizing a business that is operating in an economically, socially and environmentally responsible manner.


Tuesday, November 6, 2018

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 $115 (+GST) each or $1,210 (+GST) for a table of 11.

Tickets can be purchased at or by calling 604-581-7130.


Business Person of the Year:

Dr. Sandy Johal, Panorama Optometry

Perminder Chohan, Lifewise Financial Group Inc.

Philip Aguirre, Newton Business Improvement Association and Old Surrey Restaurant

1-10 Employees Category:
Symbiosis Pediatric Therapy Inc.

Tien Sher Group of Companies

White Rock Barbers

11-40 Employees Category:

HealthTech Connex Inc.

Crispy Falafel Inc.

Affinity Manufacturing Ltd.

41+ Employees Category:

Aplin & Martin Consultants Ltd.

Silver Icing Inc.

Level 4 Technologies Inc.

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

Association Francophone de Surrey

Surrey Hospital Foundation

DIVERSEcity Community Resources Society

New Business of the Year Category:

Afghan Kitchen

Maple Organics

Funplex Entertainment Ltd.