Join us in celebrating the recipients of the 13th Annual Surrey's Top 25 Under 25 Awards. Enjoy delicious hors d'oeuvres, make new business contacts, and celebrate the achievements of our future leaders!
Winners will be presented with awards at a celebratory networking reception, featuring guest speaker George Stroumboulopoulos.
George is a multi-talented storyteller and media personality with over 30 years of working in television and radio. He reaches a global audience through his weekly Apple Music radio show, STROMBO, which is heard in 160+ countries and has over 70 million subscribers. He also curates an online book club, Strombo's Lit, for Apple Books.
George has honed his skills as host and executive producer of popular shows on CBC, including George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight and The Hour and the New Music on MuchMusic. He is one of the longest serving Goodwill Ambassadors of the UN's World Food Programme travelling with them to visit their work in Pakistan, Haiti and Syria and to shine light on the issues there. He also helped raise over $1 million dollars for the WFP's work in Yemen.
In Canada, he established the George Stroumboulopoulos Music Therapy Scholarship, which provides funding for music therapy education. He also works closely with Innocence Canada, the Canadian Drug Policy Coalition, the Michael J. Fox Foundation, and serves on the board of Artists for Peace and Justice Canada.
George has received an Honorary Doctorate of Laws from the University of Calgary and was one of the first three Canadians recognized as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum.
He recently became an investor in CENTR Brands Corp. - one of North America's leading functional wellness beverage companies.