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Winners for 20th Annual Burnaby Business Excellence Awards Announced

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The winners for the 20th annual Burnaby Business Excellence Awards (BBEA) were announced last evening at the Burnaby Business Excellence Awards Gala. The City of Burnaby event hosted 350 business, community and political leaders.

The BBEA recognizes businesses, entrepreneurs and not-for-profits for their business success, innovation, community involvement, and environmental sustainability.

This year’s awards were hosted at the Hilton Vancouver Metrotown, which was also recognized at the awards gala as the 2019 inductee into the Burnaby Business Hall of Fame, the 17th business to receive the distinction.

Taking home the Business of the Year award was HUB International Insurance Brokers. HUB International has grown to be the largest insurance broker in Canada, employing 300 employees in its Burnaby head office alone. The company provides risk resources to customers to help them navigate the rapidly changing insurance landscape, supporting the development and growth of their staff and supporting community events.

Winners List:

Business of the Year
HUB International Insurance Brokers

Business of the Year (up to 50 Full-Time Employees)
Centaur Products

Business Person of the Year
Leza Muir, Pacific Blue Cross

Entrepreneurial Spirit
Traction on Demand

Environmental Sustainability
Hemlock Printers

Business Innovation
Stantec Consulting

Not-for-Profit Organization of the Year
Progressive Housing Society

Burnaby Community Spirit
Cockney Kings Fish & Chips

Healthy Workplace
Park Insurance

Burnaby Business Hall of Fame Inductee
Hilton Vancouver Metrotown