BBEA Past Winners 2009

A Mardi Gras-themed celebration on November 4th, 2009 marked the 10th Annual Burnaby Business Excellence Awards. Recognizing the accomplishments of Burnaby’s business community, awards were presented in nine categories:

Burnaby Community Spirit
Amica at Rideau Manor
Can Am Importique
Made n’ A Minute Printers
Winner – Costco Wholesale Store #548 (Willingdon)

Not for Profit Organization of the Year
Charlford House Society for Women
RCMP Hastings-Brentwood Community Police Office
SUCCESS Employment Services
Winner – Cameray Child and Family Services

Business Innovation
Centaur Products
Dimension 3 Plastics
VFA Canada Corporation
Winner – Insinc

Entrepreneurial Spirit
Café Artigiano
Soyaworld Inc
Trade Exchange Canada
Winner – Gigaluma Technologies

Environmental Sustainability
Great Bear Pub and Liquor Store
M&R Environmental
Winner – Hemlock Printers

Businessperson of the Year
Adriana Funaro (Julian Ceramic Tile)
Paul Smolen (Hart House Restaurant)
John Zaplatynksky (Gardenworks)
Winner – Jack Kuyer (Valley Bakery)

Small Business of the Year
Can Am Importique
Dimension 3 Plastics
Kea’s Meats and Deli
Winner –Cioffi’s Meat Market and Deli

Business of the Year
Hub International
Centaur Products
Costco Wholesale
Winner – Soyaword Inc

Hall of Fame Inductee