SURREY – The Surrey Board of Trade recognized six of Surrey’s best businesses in a variety of different categories last Thursday (Nov. 7).
The 16th annual Surrey Business Excellence Awards were attended by more than 350 people at the Sheraton Vancouver Guildford Hotel in an "Academy Awards" format of presentation.
The judging team’s evaluation assessed the following competencies: organizational profile, leadership, strategy development and planning, customer focus and market knowledge, employee learning and people focus, process management, supplier/partner focus, community involvement and overall business performance.
The event also saw the inaugural Corporate Social Responsibility Recognition Award presented to Leed Advisors Inc. The award was created to recognize a business working to improve the lives of their employees and to enhance the civic environment in which they operate.
1-10 employees: Pacific Land Group
11 -40 employees: Eagle Cinematronics Inc. (Cinematronix)
41+ employees: FinancialCAD Corporation (FINCAD)
New Business of the Year: Surrey Kids Physio Group
Not-for-Profit: Surrey Christmas Bureau
Business Person of the Year: Vikram Vij