BBOT News

Finalists for Burnaby Business Excellence Awards Announced; Family Business Milani Plumbing Inducted into Burnaby Business Hall of Fame


Burnaby, BC – The finalists for the 18th annual Burnaby Business Excellence Awards were announced today at a Burnaby Board of Trade (BBOT) luncheon attended by over 200 business, community and political leaders. The nine award categories recognize leading businesses and not-for-profit organizations in Burnaby for their success, innovation, community involvement, and environmental sustainability. In […]

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BBOT Represents Burnaby Business Community at 2017 Canadian Chamber AGM


The Burnaby Board of Trade (BBOT) represented our members and the Burnaby business community at 2017 Canadian Chamber of Commerce AGM in Fredericton, New Brunswick on September 23-25. This annual gathering of chambers of commerce, boards of trade, and industry/business leaders provides a unique opportunity to learn best practices from across the country, to explore […]

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Celebrate Burnaby Small Business Week!


The BBOT would like to share an upcoming opportunity about promoting your business. The week of October 15th is Small Business Week and the BBOT wants to showcase some of the dynamic small businesses in our community! Featured businesses will be profiled during Small Business Week on various BBOT communication channels. What we need from […]

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BBOT Delighted to Participate at BDC Ribbon Cutting


The Burnaby Board of Trade’s President and CEO, Paul Holden  and Manager, Policy and Events, Cory Redekop were delighted to celebrate the opening last week of   BDC’s new Burnaby office. Congratulations and thank you BDC for choosing Burnaby!

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The Art of Leadership – October 26, 2017


The Art of Leadership is returning to Vancouver on October 26th and Burnaby Board of Trade members have an opportunity to participate in this exceptional day of learning. Additionally, a preferred rate has been established for our members that are interested in attending. The Art of Leadership brings together the most respected names in thought […]

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How Canada can boost trade with China


A report from the Canadian Chamber of Commerce. Now is the time to strengthen ties with our second largest trading partner, China, but only under the right conditions. Our report, titled Canada’s Business Checklist for Trade Negotiations with China makes several recommendations to boost Canadian trade and investment with the country, which is home to one fifth […]

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Statement on the Arrest of Paul Holden


  On Friday September 15th, Paul Holden, President and CEO of the Burnaby Board of Trade, was “arrested” by the Burnaby RCMP and brought to a jail cell at Lougheed Town Centre where he secured his freedom by fundraising for his bail. Funds raised for Paul’s “bail” will support the 2017 Cops for Cancer “Jail […]

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Ribbon Cutting – New BDC Burnaby Office


Join the Burnaby Board of Trade for a ribbon cutting at the new Burnaby offices of the Business Development Bank (BDC)! The BBOT will be on hand for a ceremonial ribbon cutting at 5:30pm to mark the grand opening of the new Burnaby Business Centre for BDC! Explore the new BDC offices and network with […]

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Milani Plumbing Named 2017 Burnaby Business Hall of Fame Inductee


The Burnaby Board of Trade (BBOT) is pleased to announce that local family business Milani Plumbing, Drainage and Heating is this year’s inductee into Burnaby’s prestigious Burnaby Business Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame induction is a special honour bestowed jointly by the BBOT and the City of Burnaby each year to a widely-recognized, […]

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BBOT Golf Tournament Brings Business Together on the Greens; Raises over $5000 for Dixon Transition Society


Business owners and professionals from across Burnaby and the region hit the greens on September 6th for the annual Burnaby Board of Trade Golf Tournament at the beautiful Riverway Golf Course in south Burnaby. Over $5000 was raised during the tournament to support to work of the Dixon Transition Society, this year’s tournament partner charity. […]

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