• NEWS RELEASE: South Surrey & White Rock Chamber of Commerce Hosts 24th Annual Business Excellence Awards

    South Surrey and White Rock Chamber of Commerce  
    May 8, 2023

    24th Annual Business Excellence Awards 
    Thursday, May 25th, 2023 
    Hazelmere Golf & Tennis Club – 18150 8th Avenue Surrey BC V3Z 9R9  

    The South Surrey & White Rock Chamber of Commerce is hosting the 24th Annual Business Excellence Awards on Thursday, May 25th, 2023, at Hazelmere Golf & Tennis Club. It is the marquee business event for the community. 
    For the 10 categories, over 200 nominations were received by the public. The award recipients of each category are chosen by a panel of judges made up of peer business and community leaders. 

    “It’s so important for us to get together to recognize the hard work and grit of the incredible businesses and leaders in our community.”, says Ritu Khanna, Executive Director of the South Surrey & White Rock Chamber of Commerce. “It has been a tough number of years for many local businesses. Taking time to celebrate has meant even more recently.” 

    "On behalf of the Board of Directors, I would like to invite and encourage you to join us as we celebrate business excellence in our community of South Surrey and White Rock." said Bill Brooks, the Chamber’s Board President. "It will a great evening of honouring those businesses and organizations that have been nominated by their peers." 

    Please see the list of finalists below: 
    Business of the Year: Small 
    • DC Krew Hair Company 
    • Grounds & Greens Cafe 
    • The UPS Store 445 

    Business of the Year: Medium 
    • Afghan Kitchen 
    • Coldwell Banker Marquise Realty 
    • South Surrey Chiropractic and Wellness

    Business of the Year: Large
    • Chartwell Crescent Gardens
    • The Boathouse White Rock
    • The Hills at Portal Golf Club
    New Business of the Year 
    • Leon's Cafe 
    • Safe Sweat 
    • South Surrey Kids Physio 
    • Stubble The Body Bar 
    Supporter of the Arts Business of the Year 
    • GS & Company 
    • Hilarapy 
    • Ignite Dance Centre
    • Surrey Youth Theatre Company

    Business Leader of the Year: Corporate
    • Heather Martin, Comfort Keepers 
    • Lesley Noland, Starline Windows
    • Neil Yarmoshuk, CIBC Wood Gundy

    Business Leader of the Year: Self-Owned 
    • Adam Smith, Uptown Business Machines Inc 
    • Erin Anderson, KA Creative
    • Sean Peach, Advantum Financial Solutions

    Business Leader of the Year: U40 
    • Inder Kullar, Amplifon Hearing Clinic 
    • Jason Bell, Genuine Athletics
    • Josiah Tam, Allora! Pasta + Wine
    • Dr. Monica Michel, SOMA MD 

    Community Builder of the Year
    • Denise Darrell, Sources
    • Mostafa Sabeti, Golden Glory Martial Arts Academy 
    Non-Profit Organization of the Year
    • Alex House
    • Brella Community Services Society
    • Rotary Club of White Rock

    Tickets can be purchased by visiting the Chamber’s Business Excellence Awards Event Page. Updates will also be posted on the Chamber’s social media channels: Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Twitter. For more details, call the Chamber office at 604-536-6844, or email info@sswrchamber.ca
    Media Contact: 
    Ritu Khanna 
    Executive Director 
    South Surrey & White Rock Chamber of Commerce 
    Phone: 604-536-6844


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