Member News

Open Mic for Take a Hike!


PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS TODAY! (Single Ticket – $75         Table of 10 – $750)  What is Take a Hike? Take a Hike is a unique and proven full-time education program that engages at-risk youth through a powerful combination of adventure-based learning, academics, therapy, and community volunteer work. The program is supported by the Take a Hike […]

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Sponsorship Opportunities for Burnaby Empty Bowls Gala


Since the beginning of the Empty Bowls Fundraiser, the program has funded initiatives throughout the city for families and youth that help raise awareness and provide healthy options for local food security. Please see the below letter with sponsorship details.

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Vote for BBOT Member Cotto Enoteca Pizzeria in the “Pizza Challenge”


Burnaby’s own Cotto Enoteca Pizzeria is in the running for the best pizza in the 2nd annual Vancouver Foodster Pizza Challenge.  Visit the Hastings Street pizzeria to taste their Pizza Pomo Verde which features Spicy Fennel Sausage, Carozzi Tellagio Fromaggio, Fior di Latte, Fresh Fennel, and Green Apple Chive Slaw in a truly unique pizza […]

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It’s never “bin” easier to make a difference!


BACI is excited to partner with InclusionBC, the Sharing Our Future Foundation (SOFF) and Value Village in a clothing donation bin initiative that will benefit the children, youth and adults we serve. How do BACI Bins work? BACI has ordered 10 clothing donation bins, which will be dropped in key locations around Burnaby over the […]

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Special Workshop for Family Businesses with Exclusive Discount for BBOT Members


The Canadian Association of Family Enterprise’s (CAFE) Leaders Program is a custom designed 2.5 day workshop for future family business leaders focused on enhancing leadership and communication skills.  It is an opportunity for future leaders in family business to get together in a facilitated forum, and to examine and share ideas and issues as they relate to family […]

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Have A Business Idea? Networking Event at the Microsoft Store at Metrotown


Got a business idea for a start-up? Or want to be a mentor for new businesses?  Then come out to this two hour networking event hosted by Microsoft and Futurpreneur Canada. Aspiring start-ups can meet and connect with people with similar business goals, while established businesses are invited to share their success stories . Come […]

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TQ Construction Wins Best Renovation in Canada!


Award-winning Burnaby based renovation company, TQ Construction, is named WINNER in this year’s 2014 SAM Awards, held today in Halifax Nova Scotia as part of the Canadian Home Builders Association (CHBA) 72nd National Conference, celebrating excellence in home renovations as well as new homes and community development across Canada. TQ Construction is named Winner for […]

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The Overwaitea Story


Sheliza Mitha, local writer and editor, has recently completed writing a corporate history book to celebrate the 100-year anniversary of Overwaitea Foods. Divided into 10 chapters, The Overwaitea Story recounts the century-old story of this iconic, home-grown BC company through little-known facts, anecdotes, personal stories and profiles on each of the company’s presidents, dating back […]

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2015 City of Burnaby Environment Awards: Nomination Process is Now Open!


www.burnaby.ca/environmentawards  Submission deadline for nominations: Monday, April 13, 2015 There are six (6) categories for awards: Business Stewardship, as well as Communications, Community Stewardship, Green Choices, Planning and Development, and Youth. Through March to mid-April, expect to see newspaper print ads, posters, social media outreach, and information on City of Burnaby website Nomination Form Details:

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New Element Vancouver Metrotown hotel opens for business!


Burnaby Board of Trade member Element Vancouver Metrotown is now open in Burnaby at the corner of Kingsway and Willingdon. The self-described “eco-friendly spa oasis” features 169 rooms and occupies the first 18 floors of Bosa’s LEED Silver-certified Sovereign condo tower. Click here for a recent Burnaby NewsLeader article on the opening.  Congratulations to the Element […]

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