30 Outstanding Richmond Organizations Honoured at 40th Annual Business Excellence Awards
RICHMOND, BC – On Thursday, November 23rd, over 400 Richmond business people and influencers gathered to celebrate the excellence of the city’s business community. Prizes were awarded in 10 categories, from a group of 30 exceptional finalists. The event was hosted by the Richmond Chamber of Commerce along with Title Sponsor, YVR.
During the evening, guests used the hashtag #BEA40 to share their experience and congratulate the recipients – so much so that it became the number one trend in all of Canada!
Video greetings were made by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau who congratulated all the finalists and said “our whole country benefits when Canada’s entrepreneurs succeed”. Mayor Malcolm Brodie delivered greetings from the City. His message to the finalists was that their “success helps our whole community prosper and makes Richmond more livable for us all.”
The 2017 Business Excellence Award Recipients are:
Association of the Year – Richmond Society for Community Living
Green Business of the Year – Vancity
New Business of the Year – Fuggles & Warlock Craftworks Ltd.
Innovation of the Year: Saltworks Technologies Inc.
Outstanding Workplace of the Year – Ideon Packaging
Young Entrepreneur of the Year – Joey Lin, Taipak Enterprises Ltd.
Business Leadership of the Year – Ashton Service Group
Small Business of the Year – Juan’s Auto Service
Mid-Size Business of the Year – RHN CPA
Large Business of the Year – Cowell Auto Group