Abbotsford's business community turned out in full force to honour their own Wednesday, November 20 at the 18th Annual Business Excellence Awards. Approximately 500 guests came out for the event that saw 91 nominees vie for awards in 11 categories.
Recipients of the 2013 Business Excellence Awards were:
Home Based Business Excellence - Tina's Daycare
Retailer Excellence - Abbotsford Paint and Decorating Centre
Manufacturing and Production Excellence - Magnum Trailer and Equipment Inc.
Agricultural and Agri-Business Excellence - Clearbrook Grain and Milling
Consumer Services Excellence - RDM Lawyers LLP
Business Services Excellence - Ace Tank Services
Eric Vanderham Young Entrepreneur of the Year - Adi Desai, owner of Thai Dor
Non-Profit Organization of the Year - Mennonite Central Committee BC
New Business of the Year - The Book Man
Established Business of the Year (one to 19 employees) - Power Hydraulics Corp.
Established Business of the Year (20 plus employees) - Columbia Cabinets Ltd.