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The Business Excellence Awards are back in Abbotsford on November 16

The Annual Business Excellence Awards presented by The Abbotsford Chamber of Commerce and Abbotsford News will recognize 12 leading businesses and business. Tickets are now available and this year’s theme is – Honouring Business, Nurturing Growth  

Abbotsford, BC – Today, ticket sales have launched for Abbotsford’s must-attend annual event, featuring innovation, leadership and excellence across Abbotsford’s Business Community. The Abbotsford Chamber of Commerce and the Abbotsford News will present the 27th annual Business Excellence Awards on November 16th at the Clarion Hotel. This year, two new categories have been added to the awards to highlight the success of Indigenous-led businesses and young professionals.  

“With 110 years of service to Abbotsford’s diverse and growing business community, the Abbotsford Chamber of Commerce is celebrating the roots of excellence that foster success,” said Alex Mitchell, CEO, Abbotsford Chamber of Commerce. “We’re looking forward to seeing the community come out on November 16th to celebrate and recognize the people behind some incredible businesses.” 

“The Abbotsford News has a 100 year history working alongside the business community and believe in the importance of recognizing their efforts,” said Carly Ferguson, Group Publisher Blackpress. “The Business Excellence Awards have seen thousands of local businesses nominated over the years with hundreds awarded for excellence.” 

Tickets are available for $95 each. 

The categories for this year’s awards are as follows.

  • Home-based Business Excellence 
  • Tourism Excellence 
  • Manufacturing and Production Excellence  
  • Consumer Services Excellence  
  • Indigenous Business of The Year  
  • Agriculture & Agri-business Excellence  
  • Entrepreneur of The Year  
  • Non-profit Organization of The Year  
  • Business of Doing Good 
  • New Business of The Year 
  • Established Business of The Year 
  • Company of Young Professionals and Entrepreneur Award 

For more information on the awards or to purchase tickets: 


About the Abbotsford Chamber of Commerce: 

The Abbotsford Chamber of Commerce serves the business community of Abbotsford with an attitude of vibrant engagement and proactive non-partisan advocacy. With over 650 members, it is the largest Chamber in the Fraser Valley, located in the 5th largest city in the province. The Abbotsford Chamber is nationally accredited to meet standards of business excellence and provide benefits to its member organizations. 

The Abbotsford Chamber acts as “the voice of business” in Abbotsford and is widely recognized as a leader of business advocacy and policy development with all levels of government. 

In 2023, the Abbotsford Chamber of Commerce is celebrating its 110th year of service.  

Created to promote the interests of businesses in the City of Abbotsford, the Chamber has been an integral part of Abbotsford’s growth and evolution for nearly as long as the city has existed. 

About the Abbotsford News: 

The Abbotsford News is celebrating 100 years of service to Abbotsford, now publishing in print each week and online 24/7. The News is one of Black Press Media’s flagship publications and is recognized with the largest combined print, digital and social media audience in the company’s British Columbia, Alberta and Washington State regions with over 300,000 unique readers and 1 million page views each month.  

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Alex Mitchell, CEO
Abbotsford Chamber of Commerce 




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