sbot_logo_400x400Surrey: On November 6, the Surrey Board of Trade will recognize 6 of Surrey’s best businesses in different award categories at the Academy Awards style 16th Annual Surrey Business Excellence Awards.

The SBOT’s 16th Annual Surrey Business Excellence Awards, with Presenting Sponsors Kwantlen Polytechnic University and TD Bank, will feature Pamela Martin as Master of Ceremonies.

This year’s event will also feature a new Corporate Social Responsibility Award, recognizing a business that is operating in an economically, socially and environmentally responsible manner.

The event will be held at Sheraton Vancouver Guildford Hotel.


Business Person of the Year

Peggy Howard, Guildford Town Centre

Chris Thornley, Thornley Creative Communications

Vikram Vij, My Shanti and Vij’s Inspired Indian Cuisine


1 – 10 Employees

Clancy’s Meat Co. Ltd.

Pacfic Land Group

T-Rail Products

11-40 Employees

Academics prekindergarten

Eagle Cinematronics Inc.

Leed Advisors Inc.

41+ Employees

Coastal Pacific Xpress Inc.

Falcon Equipment Ltd.

FinancialCAD Corporation (FINCAD)


Kekinow Native Housing Society

Surrey Christmas Bureau

White Rock South Surrey Hospice Society Thrift Store


New Business of the Year

Beta Collective

Etios Solutions Inc.

Surrey Kids Physio Group