BBEA Past Winners 2012
On November 7th, 2012, a black-and-white gala event was held to celebrate the 13th annual Burnaby Business Excellence Awards. The top business event in Burnaby, the BBEAs recognized the achievements of our local business community by presenting awards in 10 categories.
Family-Friendly Organization of the Year – For a business that has recognized the importance of supporting employees as they balance the demands and responsibilities of both work and home roles, and has created a flexible and supportive workplace and culture with “family-friendly” policies and practices.
Recipient – Pacific Blue Cross Award Sponsor: Vancity Savings Credit Union
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.
Business Innovation – For ingenuity and innovation in product design, marketing, science, technology, productivity, commercialization, business planning, employee training and other business activities.
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.
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.
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.
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 – Mark Bodie, Habitat Systems Award Sponsor: Central Park Place
Small Business of the Year – For a business employing up to 50 people which has made an outstanding contribution in the combined areas of business success, innovation and community service.
Business of the Year – For a business that has made an outstanding contribution in the combined areas of business success, innovation and community service.
Hall of Fame – For 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.
For information on the Burnaby Business Excellence Awards, contact Cory Redekop at 604-412-0100 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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.