Performers thrill the crowd during the entertainment portion of last night’s Abbotsford Business Excellence Awards last night at the Abbotsford Centre. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)

Performers thrill the crowd during the entertainment portion of last night’s Abbotsford Business Excellence Awards last night at the Abbotsford Centre. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)

Abbotsford Business Excellence Awards winners crowned

The 24th annual event celebrated a great 2019 for local businesses

Abbotsford’s best in the business world were celebrated on Thursday night during a gala event at the Abbotsford Centre.

The 24th annual Business Excellence Awards honoured a great 2019 for several local businesses.

The winners were:

Home Based Business Excellence (Sponsored by Blackwood Building Centre)

Winner: Champagne Dreams

Tourism Excellence (Sponsored by Tourism Abbotsford)

Winner: Maan Farms Country Experience

Dave Holmberg Community Builder Award (Sponsored by Abbotsford Hospice Society)

Winner: Christine Wiebe

Agricultural & Agri-Business Excellence (Sponsored by MNP LLP)

Winner: Taves Family Farm

Manufacturing & Production Excellence (Sponsored by Business Development Bank of Canada)

Winner: Hub Fire Engines

U40 Entrepreneur of the Year (Sponsored by Rotary Clubs of Abbotsford)

Winner: David Harris

Consumer Services Excellence 1-5 Employees (Sponsored by Sevenoaks Shopping Centre)

Winner: Lully’s Food Experience

Consumer Services Excellence 6+ Employees (Sponsored by Scotiabank)

Winner: Ambition Salon

Business Services Excellence (Sponsored by Prospera Credit Union)

Winner: Zone Garage

Non-Profit Organization of the Year (Sponsored by Baker Newby LLP)

Winner: Abbotsford Hospice

Established Business of the Year 1-19 Employees (Sponsored by KPMG)

Winner: First Page Marketing

New Business of the Year (Sponsored by City of Abbotsford Economic Development)

Winner: Ashdown Capital

Corporate Social Responsibility (Sponsored by University of the Fraser Valley)

Winner: Van Belle Nursery

Established Business of the Year 20+ Employees (Sponsored by The Abbotsford News)

Winner: Klassic Catering