Exporter of the Year and Advancing Technologies
MDA (MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd.), Richmond, B.C.
MDA provides advanced information solutions that capture and process vast amounts of data, produce
essential information, and improve the decision making and operational performance of business and
government organizations worldwide.
Western Canadian Coal Corp., Vancouver, B.C.
Western Canadian Coal Corp. acquires, explores and develops coal mining properties for the international
Stork Craft Manufacturing Inc., Richmond, B.C.
Stork Craft Manufacturing Inc. is an industry leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of
children's products such as cribs, dressing tables and stages. Having been in business for over sixty
years, they are dedicated to providing safe, stylish and quality children's products.
Britco Structures Ltd., Langley, B.C.
Britco designs, manufactures, transports and installs innovative, attractive & cost-effective space solutions
around the world. They provide both short-term and long-term, economical, low-maintenance facilities,
such as sales centres, construction site offices, special event offices, film crews site offices and more.
New Media & Entertainment
Rainmaker Limited Partnership, Vancouver, B.C.
Rainmaker is an award-winning visual effects, 3D animation and post production company with a 27 year
history of technical excellence and outstanding service in feature films, television, games and
Primary Products & Resources
Catalyst Paper Corporation, Vancouver, B.C.
Shipping to over 300 cities around the world, Catalyst is one of North America's largest mechanical paper
companies and one of British Columbia's largest public companies.
Professional & Services
BuildDirect, Vancouver, B.C.
Founded in 1999, BuildDirect has quickly become one of the world's leading online sellers of building
materials. They provide quality low-cost flooring, roofing, siding, and decking products for general
consumers and the building industry.
Canadian Autoparts Toyota Inc., Delta B.C.
Established in 1983, Canadian Autoparts Toyota Inc. is a leading provider of aluminum wheels and auto parts.
Helmut & Hugo Eppich, The Ebco Group of Companies
Helmut & Hugo established Ebco Industries Ltd. over 50 years ago, starting off as a small tool and die
shop into a multi-faceted group of companies engaged in heavy equipment manufacturing, high-tech
computer data collection systems and Aerospace technology. Today, thanks to the vision and
determination of the two brothers, Ebco Industries is one of B.C.'s most successful technology companies.
International Business Students Award
Amar Lalli, Simon Fraser University
A recent graduate of the Bachelors of Business Administration program from Simon Fraser University,
Amar gained valuable experience through the completion of two co-op work programs. He also
participated in an AIESEC exchange program to Turkey, and was founder and co-president of the SFU
International Business Association.