Surrey is home to an incredible amount of talented, hard working and driven businesswomen.

On Wednesday, March the 13th, the Surrey Board of Trade will host the 10th Annual Surrey Women in Business Awards Luncheon, with Presenting Sponsor BDC with support from BLG and EDC to recognize the hard work of these women and their contributions to the community. This is your last opportunity to book your tickets before they sell out!












Below is the complete list of Surrey Women in Business Awards Finalists:


Santoshi Desai, Orange Oranges Technologies Ltd.

Kelita Haverland Heart & Soul Music

Cathrine Ann Joncas Service Evaluations Mystery Shopping Inc.










Sonia Andhi Bilkhu, Shakti Society








Rupinder Khunkhun, Grandview Law Group LLP








Karen Sawatsky, PwC









Not-for-Profit Leader

Ninu Kang, MOSAIC









Hanne Madsen, Big Sisters of BC Lower Mainland








Heather Lynch, Options Community Services Society









Corporate Leadership

Laurie Cavan, City of Surrey








Alison Fuller, Venturis Capital Corporation








Linda McCrossin, Sheraton Vancouver Guildford Hotel








Social Trailblazer

Sonia Andhi Bilkhu, Shakti Society








Jennifer Benjamin, Benjamin Residential and Vocational Options Inc. (BRAVO Inc.)








Shilpa Narayan, How a Struggle Became a Journey









The Surrey Board of Trade will welcome, as keynote speaker, the former Senior Adviser to USA Presidents Bill Clinton and Barack Obama, Betsy Myers. A leading advocate in the advancement of women in both business and politics, Betsy Myers was one of the masterminds behind President Barack Obama’s 2007-2008 campaign. Since then she has become one of the most sought-out speakers and consultants on the changing nature of leadership. Coleen Christie will join as Master of Ceremonies!

Date: Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Location: Sheraton Vancouver Guildford Hotel (15269 104 Avenue, Surrey)
Time: Networking and Registration 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.; Program 12:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Admission: $95 +GST each, $1,045 + GST for a table of 11

Presenting Sponsor: BDC with support from BLG and EDC
Video Sponsor: Vulcan Metal Works
Award Sponsors: CPHR BC & Yukon, KPU, Lark Group, Manning Elliot, and Value Property Group
Community Sponsor: Langara School of Management and Port of Vancouver
Entertainment Sponsor: New York Institute of Technology
Media Sponsors: 107.7 Pulse FM Radio, BCBusiness, Surrey NOW-Leader

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