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Stay up to date with the latest developments at the Surrey Board of Trade. Read our latest news releases below. The latest issue of our Surrey Business News publication as well as an archive of past issues is also available for reading online.

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 The Surrey Board of Trade (SBOT), with funding from the BC Government and the Government of Canada, has undertaken the research and  development of Surrey’s first comprehensive Labour Market Study and Surrey Workforce Strategy to determine Surrey’s current and anticipated labour market data demand and supply and to enact solutions for the next ten years.“This

The Surrey Board of Trade will host the 3rd Surrey Development Industry Forum on Wednesday, October 30, at the Civic Hotel from 7:30am–10:00am.The Surrey Board of Trade will release the results of its Annual Government Red Tape Survey, and speakers will present their perspectives on place making and economic development to ensure Surrey is an Opportunity City.

Winners Announced – 23rd Annual Surrey Police Officer of the Year Awards  The Surrey Board of Trade 23rd Annual Surrey Police Officer of the Year Awards was held on Thursday, October 10 at the Sheraton Vancouver Guildford Hotel. The Presenting Sponsor was Hamilton Duncan, with Supporting Sponsor, Tim Hortons, and Media Sponsors, BCBusiness, CBC Vancouver and

BC Minister Shane Simpson is the Special Guest at the Surrey Board of Trade 7th Manufacturing Industry Reception on Thursday, October 17 at 6:00 pm at the Surrey Arts Centre. The Minister and the Surrey Board of Trade will present the first Surrey Labour Market and Workforce Strategy. Free to attend. Please register at 

(Photo enclosed: From Left to Right: Anita Huberman, CEO, Surrey Board of Trade - Dr. James Bond, Chief of Thoracic Surgery, Surrey Memorial Hospital & Fraser Health - Indra Bhan, Chief Operations Officer, Surrey Board of Trade and Jane Adams, President & CEO of Surrey Hospital Foundation)SURREY, BC - The Surrey Board of Trade congratulates Surrey

The BC government has announced its vision to promote the City of Surrey as a second Lower Mainland downtown and to build an innovation corridor that will drive economic growth and create good jobs and opportunity for people in Surrey and the Fraser Valley. The innovation corridor is an emerging government priority and will be

The Surrey Board of Trade, as Surrey’s city-building, non-partisan business organization, has launched the ‘Surrey Matters! in Federal Election 2019 – Please Vote’ Campaign.“The Surrey Board of Trade wants more Surrey residents to vote,” said Anita Huberman, CEO, Surrey Board of Trade. “Voting is a privilege. Voting connects citizens with their political process. The

On Wednesday, November 13, 2019, the Surrey Board of Trade will recognize 7 of Surrey’s best businesses in different award categories at the Academy Awards style 21st Annual Surrey Business Excellence Awards.The Surrey Board of Trade’s 21st Annual Surrey Business Excellence Awards Dinner, with Presenting Sponsors BDC and TD Bank, will also feature the 6thAnnual Corporate…

TransLink is leading the development of a new Regional Transportation Strategy, called Transport 2050. At the same time, Metro Vancouver is developing Metro 2050, an updated regional growth strategy. Together, these strategies will shape our region and economic development over the next 30 years.The Surrey Board of Trade surveyed their membership for input on

SAINT JOHN, NB - The Surrey Board of Trade and the Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce renewed their call to the federal government to:1.     Address the recruitment and retention crisis in the child care sector; and,2.     Invest in Early Learning and Child Care frameworks.This was a renewed policy call approved by Canadian