*Previous winners are ineligible for nomination in same category for 2 years following the year in which they have won.
*All nominees must be a registered business or non-profit organization.
*All nominees must be conducting business within the Langley Trade area.
George Preston Memorial
Business Person of the Year
Recognizes an individual who demonstrates outstanding business achievement through solid leadership, business ethics, community contribution and innovation.
Business of the Year
Recognizes a business that demonstrates an overall high level of leadership in the community, shows continuous innovation and growth, and provides outstanding customer and employee service (including employee education and training).
Entrepreneur of the Year
Recognizes an individual who has been in business no less than 1 year and no more than 5 years, and combines risk, innovation, leadership, skill and craftsmanship upon which to build and motivate.
Recognizes a business that exhibits a significant proactive concern for, and proven success with, conducting business processes in such a way as to leave the environment (water, earth, air) better off because of their products, services or business practices.
U40 Business Person of the Year
Recognizes an individual aged 40 or under (must be 40 years of age or younger prior to October 26, 2017) who has distinguished themselves by supporting business growth. The recipient inspires others with their business vision, leadership and achievement, and contributes to community programs either corporate or personal.
Community Impact (For-Profit)
Recognizes a for-profit business that consistently contributes to the social and cultural well-being of the community.
Service Excellence (Retail/Business)
Recognizes a outstanding retail or business service that consistently provides outstanding customer service.
Community Impact (Non-Profit)
Recognizes a non-profit organization that consistently contributes to the social and cultural well-being of the community.
Service Excellence (Food/Beverage)
Recognizes an outstanding food and beverage establishment that has provided a high level of service and an exceptional customer experience in the food and beverage industry.