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Business Excellence Award finalists announced
Twenty-seven Burnaby businesses have been announced as finalists for the 14th annual Burnaby Business Excellence Awards.
The finalists were announced at the annual Burnaby Business Hall of Fame luncheon on Oct. 10 where this year's recipient, ABC Recycling, was inducted.
The finalists for each category are:
• Business of the Year—Alpha Technologies, Ames Tile & Stone, Para Space Landscaping and Webtech Wireless
• Small Business of the Year—The Pear Tree Restaurant, Acuere Consulting, Hellbent Games, Snaptech Marketing and Everland Natural Foods
• Business Person of the Year—Teresa Tibbutt of Coast Kinetics, Corinne Kessel of Greenscape Design & Décor, and Stephanie and Scott Jaeger of The Pear Tree Restaurant
• Burnaby Community Spirit Award—Burnaby Firefighters Charitable Society, Burnaby NewsLeader, Coast Kinetics, Metropolis at Metrotown and Vancity
• Family Friendly Business—Ames Tile & Stone and Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers
• Not-for-Profit—Burnaby Firefighters Charitable Society, Tourism Burnaby, Burnaby Hospital Foundation, The Salvation Army and the Down Syndrome Research Foundation
• Environmental Sustainability—Computers for Schools, BC, False Creek Collision ECO, Gateway Casinos & Entertainment, Para Space Landscaping and Vancity
• Entrepreneurial Spirit—Acuere Consulting, Alture Properties, Crius Financial Services Corporation and Hellbent Games
• Business Innovation—Webtech Wireless, Jim Pattison Lease and Concord Security Corporation
They'll now have to wait until the awards gala on Nov. 14 at Hilton Vancouver Metrotown to find out how if they'll take home the honours, which are sponsored by the Burnaby Board of Trade in partnership with the City of Burnaby.