Each year the Burnaby Board of Trade holds its Business Excellence Awards Competition. Nominees are accepted in June, finalists announced in October and the winners of eight categories are announced at a Gala in November.
At the 2010 Gala to announce the winners of the 11th annual awards competition, approximately 500 dignitaries including the Mayor and other business leaders attended. At this event Dieseltech was awarded the 2010 Entrepreneurial Spirit Award. Brad and Jim Halco attended the event and were proud to accept this recognition of their efforts. During their acceptance, Jim thanked Brad for having exceeded his expectations and recognized the key contribution to the success of the company by Shop Foreman, Keith Middleton, and Office Manager, Debbie Middleton.