B.C. industry celebrates 80 years with gala

HARRISON HOT SPRINGS, B.C. – Dealers and suppliers from the home improvement industry in British Columbia gathered yesterday for a gala bash to celebrate their association’s 80th anniversary. The Building Supply Industry Association of B.C. (BSIA) hosted a roomful of members to visit table top displays, network and celebrate award-winning companies and individuals.

Thomas Foreman, president of the BSIA, talked about the early years of the association and the latest initiatives it’s pursuing in partnership with other associations in the country. The evening was capped by the presentation of the association’s Orion Awards, which acknowledge excellence among dealers and suppliers during the past year.