Business Excellence AwardsAbbotsford Business Excellence Awards
The Business Excellence Awards recognizes outstanding organizations and individuals in Abbotsford that strive for excellence in our community.
Nominations are open for the 2020 Business Excellence Awards presented by the Abbotsford Chamber of Commerce and the Abbotsford News.
The annual Business Excellence Awards will be a communications and media spotlight this year and the winners will be announced on Thursday, December 3, 2020. The Business Excellence Awards recognizes outstanding businesses, organizations and individuals in Abbotsford that strive for excellence in our community. The categories are:
Awarded to a business that has pivoted their production and or developed new business, products or services to businesses or consumers in an innovative way to meet unique demands during the COVID-19 crisis. The award recognizes businesses that are using effective strategies to improve competitiveness and profitability.
Awarded to a business or organization that has developed new programming to either other businesses or clients in need during the COVID-19 crisis in support of the community. This award recognizes an organization that demonstrates awareness and responsibility for the impacts of its business practices; decisions and activities on society, the community and the environment and shared value for all stakeholders.
Awarded to a business or entrepreneur who has gone above and beyond in the provision of frontline products or services to meet the unique demands created by COVID-19. This individual or business will have shown leadership in the development of new strategies to serve and meet the needs of the community.
Awarded to a business who has shown exemplary responses to the COVID-19 crisis to ensure the well-being of their employees, customers, and community. This award recognizes an organization that demonstrates awareness and responsibility for the impacts of its employees, encourages healthy wellness practices and addresses their workers’ changing social, emotional, physical and financial needs. The recipient’s priority is the safety and well-being of those they work with and serve including their customers, employees, suppliers, and partners.
The deadline to nominate is Friday, October 23, 2020. We look forward to shining a spotlight on your business!
The recipients of the 2019 Business Excellence Awards are as follows:
Home Based Business Excellence Sponsored by Blackwood Building Centre Ltd.
Tourism Excellence Sponsored by Tourism Abbotsford
Maan Farms Country Experience
Manufacturing and Production Excellence Sponsored by Business Development Bank of Canada
Hub Fire Engines & Equipment
Agriculture and Agri-Business Excellence Sponsored by MNP LLP
Taves Family Farms
Consumer Services Excellence (1-5 Employees) Sponsored by Sevenoaks Shopping Centre
Lully’s Food Experience
Consumer Services Excellence (6 or more employees) Sponsored by Scotiabank
Business Services Excellence Sponsored by Prospera Credit Union
U-40 Entrepreneur of the Year Sponsored by the Rotary Clubs of Abbotsford
Non – Profit of the Year Sponsored by Baker Newby LLP
Abbotsford Hospice Society
Dave Holmberg Community Builder of the Year Sponsored by Abbotsford Hospice Society
Corporate Social Responsibility
Van Belle Nursery
New Business of the Year Sposored by City of Abbotsford Economic Development
Established Business of the Year 1-19 Employees Sponsored by
First Page Marketing
Established Business of the Year 20 or more Employees sponsored by The Abbotsford News
Past Business Excellence Awards