BBEA Past Winners 2011

A 1920′s themed gala marked the 2011 Burnaby Business Excellence Awards, complete with flapper girls, Charleston dancers and a scotch-and-cigar bar. Recognizing the achievements of our business community, awards were presented in 9 categories.

Burnaby Community Spirit – For a business having demonstrated outstanding commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility and for the strong support of local service agencies and Not-For-Profit organizations.
Recipient – G&F Financial Group – South Burnaby Branch

Business Innovation – For ingenuity and innovation in product design, marketing, science, technology, productivity, commercialization, business planning, employee training and other business activities.

Recipient – Ballard Power Systems

Entrepreneurial Spirit – For having demonstrated a highly entrepreneurial approach to launching a new business or a new initiative within an existing business with significant results in key business metrics.

Recipient – General Fusion

Environmental Sustainability – For a business that has made protecting, sustaining and enhancing natural resources an integral part of their business plan by adopting strategies and activities that reduce energy and materials consumption and/or eliminates waste and pollution.

Recipient – Left Coast Naturals

Not-For-Profit Organization of the Year – For a Not-For-Profit organization that has made an outstanding contribution to the Burnaby community and its citizens, and in doing so has made Burnaby a better place to live, work and play.

Recipient – Burnaby Family Life

Businessperson of the Year – For a local businessperson who, through their personal vision, expertise, dedication and performance, is an outstanding role model for business development and excellence.

Recipient – Chris Dikeakos, Chris Dikeakos Architects

Businessperson of the Year – For a local businessperson who, through their personal vision, expertise, dedication and performance, is an outstanding role model for business development and excellence.

Recipient – Chris Dikeakos, Chris Dikeakos Architects

Business of the Year – For a business that has made an outstanding contribution in the combined areas of business success, innovation and community service.

Recipient – IBM Canada

Hall of FameFor a widely recognized Burnaby-based business which has demonstrated outstanding business success over many years and has had a positive and significant impact on the community.

Recipient – Carter Automotive Family

 

For information on the Burnaby Business Excellence Awards, contact Cory Redekop at 604-412-0100 or cory@bbot.ca

A joint initiative of the City of Burnaby and the Burnaby Board of Trade, the Burnaby Business Excellence Awards represent an opportunity to recognize and honour Burnaby businesses that have demonstrated outstanding business excellence, innovation, success and contributions to our community.