Family Business Excellence & Young Entrepreneur Awards

An Evening of Celebration

On February 13, FBAVI held their annual gala to celebrate and honour outstanding Vancouver Island family businesses including the recipient of the 2019 Family Business Excellence (FBE) Award Proline Management Ltd. along with finalists Bliss and Be Love and Two Eagles Lodge B & B as well as the recipient of the 2019 Family Business Young Entrepreneur Award Andrew Wilson of The Wilson’s Group of Companies.

View our photo gallery for our 2019 Family Business Excellence & Young Entrepreneur Awards Ceremony, click here.

Growing the Family Business is Growing the People

Listen as 'The Founder' Eric Spurling, his wife and 'Strategic Advisor' Marilyn Spurling as well as their son and President Andy Spurling of Proline Management Ltd. share a powerful message about how growing the family business is growing the people.  

Leaning on Peers for Advice

Listen as the recipient of the 2019 Young Entrepreneur Award: Andrew Wilson of The Wilson’s Group of Companies shares an inspiring message of how the FBAVI has helped his family business with succession planning as well as given them a space where peers (others who are also part of a family business) can lean on each other for advice, learn from one another's mistakes, lessons... Congratulations Andrew!

Thank You to Our 2018-19 Valued Sponsors

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(Photo Courtesy of Brittany) Sponsors gather for a group photograph at the annual 2019 Family Business Excellence & Young Entrepreneur Awards Gala held at the Union Club. Missing in the photo: Don Mann Excavating; Rinald Tax Advisory; and Schibli Stedman King Chartered Accountants.

 

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2018 FBA VI Award Recipients:
Family Business Excellence & Young Entrepreneur

Sold Out Crowd For A Terrific Evening!

On February 8, 2018, FBA VI celebrated and honoured outstanding Vancouver Island family businesses, a young entrepreneur and our valued sponsors. DriveWise BC and Titan Boats tied as the recipients of the 2018 Family Business Excellence Awards. Mike Geric Construction was selected as the finalist. Daisy Klaibert of Beacon Hill Wealth Management was selected as the recipient of our first Young Entrepreneur Award.

To view our photo gallery for our 2018 Family Business Excellence & Young Entrepreneur Awards Ceremony, click here.
 

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Past FBE Award Recipients

  • 2019 - Proline Management Ltd.
  • 2018 - DriveWise BC and Titan Boats
  • 2017 - Tru Value Foods
  • 2016 - Wilson’s Transportation
  • 2015 - Canadian Homestay Network
  • 2014 - Capital Iron
  • 2013 - Country Grocer
  • 2012 - McCall Gardens
  • 2011 - Pacific Sands Resort
  • 2010 - Robinson’s Outdoor Store
  • 2009 - Monk Office
  • 2008 - Accent Inns