Join a Team
The SBOT currently has 15 standing teams, in addition to the Board of Directors and Executive, whose responsibility is to research and respond to government legislation and to introduce changes, programs and policies that will assist and benefit the business community and SBOT staff. As a member in good standing with the Surrey Board of Trade, you are eligible to join these teams which contribute to the economic development of Surrey.
Surrey’s food producers, agriculture lands, urban growing innovations, and the Agriculture Award Reception.
Development & Land Use
Red tape reduction, development approvals, official community plan, and business attraction.
Environment & Infrastructure
Natural resources, emergency planning, climate change, waste management and the Environment Awards.
Finance & Tax
Business taxation & public sector investments.
Advocacy, services, international membership, trade missions, and the International Awards.
Skilled labour, manufacturing awareness, innovation, Manufacturing Reception and Surrey Innovation Awards.
Education, child care, poverty, health care, and public safety.
Tourism, Arts & Culture
Arts and culture investments, tourism advocacy, creative industry growth and the Surrey Mayor’s Art Awards.
Air, border, rail, road & water – moving goods and people.
Women in Business
Entrepreneurial services, mentorship, essential skills, and the Surrey Women in Business Awards.
Aboriginal & immigrant/refugee entrepreneurship, employment standards, labour market, and mentorship program.
Grades 4-6, high school, post-secondary, youth business incubator programming and Surrey’s Top 25 Under 25 Awards.
Organizes the Surrey Board of Trade’s annual golf tournament.
Police Officer of the Year Awards
Team members organizes the nominations and the event to celebrate the accomplishments of Surrey RCMP members, municipal employees, volunteers, and businesses that support Surrey’s RCMP.
Surrey Business Awards
Team members oversee the nominations, interviews, and event program of SBOT’s signature event.