Torch Awards

BBB Recognizes Local Businesses for Contributions in Building Marketplace Trust

Vancouver, BC – June, 19, 2014

Five BC companies received Torch Awards presented by the Better Business Bureau serving Mainland BC as recognition of outstanding ethical practices and contributions that help build marketplace trust. The honorees were celebrated at a special luncheon ceremony held on June 19th, 2014 in Vancouver, BC.

“This year’s winners have set an example for businesses of all sizes to follow, and we applaud their unique contributions to upholding a fair and honest marketplace,” said Danielle Primrose, President and CEO of Better Business Bureau Serving Mainland BC.

Three companies received the Torch Award for Marketplace Excellence and two companies received the Torch Award for Community Excellence. They are:

Marketplace Excellence – Small Business Category
Blue Crest Electric Ltd. - Abbotsford, BC

Marketplace Excellence – Medium Business Category
Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts - Vancouver, BC

Marketplace Excellence – Large Business Category
Maple Leaf Self Storage - West Vancouver, BC

Community Excellence – Small Business Category
Nimbus School of Recording Arts - Vancouver, BC

Community Excellence – Large Business Category
Mills Basics - Vancouver, BC

Seven additional businesses were named Torch Award Finalists:

Finalists for the Marketplace Excellence Award - Small Business Category:
Jouta Performance Group – Vancouver, BC
School is Easy Tutoring – Burnaby, BC

Finalist for the Marketplace Excellence Award- Medium Business Category
Sofo Kitchens – Maple Ridge, BC

Finalists for the Marketplace Excellence Award - Large Business Category
Canstar Restorations – Coquitlam, BC
Williams Moving & Storage – Coquitlam, BC

Finalists for the Community Excellence Award - Small Business Category
Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts (PICA) – Vancouver, BC
Vancouver College of Counsellor Training – Vancouver, BC

Photos of the event will be available shortly. Stay tuned!

Thank You To Our Sponsors

Platinum Category Award Sponsors
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Gold Event Sponsor
Brighter Mechanical - Gold Event Sponsor      

Silver Sponsor
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Print Sponsor
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