Peter Legge, Canada Wide Media Ltd. chairman and CEO and Francesco Aquilini, Aquilini Investment Group managing director and Vancouver Canucks owner.

Peter Legge, Canada Wide Media Ltd. chairman and CEO and Francesco Aquilini, Aquilini Investment Group managing director and Vancouver Canucks owner.

Laura Neubert, Boys Club Network business development; and her daughter Madelaine Mustapich.

Laura Neubert, Boys Club Network business development; and her daughter Madelaine Mustapich.

Joe Peacock, Vancouver Opera director of corporate giving; Rebecca Robinson, London Air Services marketing director; and Suli Umar, London Air Services sales manager.

Joe Peacock, Vancouver Opera director of corporate giving; Rebecca Robinson, London Air Services marketing director; and Suli Umar, London Air Services sales manager.

Paul Caron, Caron Business Solutions principal; and Jordan Kofsky, RJDS Media national business executive.

Paul Caron, Caron Business Solutions principal; and Jordan Kofsky, RJDS Media national business executive.

Raffael Cocco, Saville Tailors apprentice; Anthony Taylor, SME Strategy principal; and Pat Cocco Saville Tailors owner.

Raffael Cocco, Saville Tailors apprentice; Anthony Taylor, SME Strategy principal; and Pat Cocco Saville Tailors owner.

Jacqueline Alexander, Robert Hale International staffing manager; and Bethany Bohme, Robert Hale International staffing manager.

Jacqueline Alexander, Robert Hale International staffing manager; and Bethany Bohme, Robert Hale International staffing manager.

Canada Wide Media's Ren Reed, Kim McLane and Kristy Senior.

Canada Wide Media's Ren Reed, Kim McLane and Kristy Senior.

Randy Egan, Post Pro Media owner; and Zohar Amouyal, Skio Music CEO.

Randy Egan, Post Pro Media owner; and Zohar Amouyal, Skio Music CEO.

Pamela Nair, MNP Marketing; Kristina Wakeham, MNP Marketing senior office manager; and singer Caroline Markos.

Pamela Nair, MNP Marketing; Kristina Wakeham, MNP Marketing senior office manager; and singer Caroline Markos.

Tommy Europe SierraSil Healt Inc. ambassador; and Charmaine Crooks, NGU Consultants / former Olympian.

Tommy Europe SierraSil Healt Inc. ambassador; and Charmaine Crooks, NGU Consultants / former Olympian.

John Prittie, Aquilini Brands food scientist; and Samantha Stanway, Aquilini Brands marketing co-ordinator.

John Prittie, Aquilini Brands food scientist; and Samantha Stanway, Aquilini Brands marketing co-ordinator.

R. James Beadle, AllWest VP compliance; and Paul Zalesky AllWest Insurance CEO.

R. James Beadle, AllWest VP compliance; and Paul Zalesky AllWest Insurance CEO.

Greg Douglas, Great Canadian Gaming Corp.; Jim Chu, Vancouver Police Dept. chief constable; and Darren MacDonald, Hastings Racecourse GM.

Greg Douglas, Great Canadian Gaming Corp.; Jim Chu, Vancouver Police Dept. chief constable; and Darren MacDonald, Hastings Racecourse GM.

Bert Hicks, Rising Tide Consultants founder; and Tina Rowntree, Vancouver Aquarium's Night at the Aquarium chair.

Bert Hicks, Rising Tide Consultants founder; and Tina Rowntree, Vancouver Aquarium's Night at the Aquarium chair.

Tom Gierasimczuk, Canada Wide Media vice-president of editorial and BCBusiness publisher; John MacDonald, Relevention Marketing business development; David Hunt, Jelly Marketing marketing strategist; Darian Kovacs, Jelly Marketing principal; and Trevor Me

Tom Gierasimczuk, Canada Wide Media vice-president of editorial and BCBusiness publisher; John MacDonald, Relevention Marketing business development; David Hunt, Jelly Marketing marketing strategist; Darian Kovacs, Jelly Marketing principal; and Trevor Me

Dianne Watts, Mayor of Surrey; and Peter Legge, Canada Wide Media Ltd. chairman and CEO.

Dianne Watts, Mayor of Surrey; and Peter Legge, Canada Wide Media Ltd. chairman and CEO.

Peter Legge, Canada Wide Media Ltd. chairman and CEO; Dianne Watts, Mayor of Surrey; and Francesco Aquilini, Aquilini Investment Group managing director and Canucks owner.

Peter Legge, Canada Wide Media Ltd. chairman and CEO; Dianne Watts, Mayor of Surrey; and Francesco Aquilini, Aquilini Investment Group managing director and Canucks owner.

Music legend Dal Richards and his wife Muriel.

Music legend Dal Richards and his wife Muriel.

Meghan Flather; and Frank Giustra, Fiore Financial Corp. president and CEO and 2013 Top 100 keynote speaker.

Meghan Flather; and Frank Giustra, Fiore Financial Corp. president and CEO and 2013 Top 100 keynote speaker.

Grace McCarthy, former Canadian Social Credit politician / CHILD Foundation board chair and Order of BC recipient; and her husband Ray McCarthy.

Grace McCarthy, former Canadian Social Credit politician / CHILD Foundation board chair and Order of BC recipient; and her husband Ray McCarthy.

Marco Pasqua, Hunky Haulers co-founder and executive director; and Anthony Jones, Hunky Haulers founder / CEO.

Marco Pasqua, Hunky Haulers co-founder and executive director; and Anthony Jones, Hunky Haulers founder / CEO.

Peter Legge, Canada Wide Media Ltd. chairman and CEO.

Peter Legge, Canada Wide Media Ltd. chairman and CEO.

Peter Legge, Canada Wide Media Ltd. chairman and CEO.

Peter Legge, Canada Wide Media Ltd. chairman and CEO.

Peter Legge, Canada Wide Media Ltd. chairman and CEO; and Francesco Aquilini, Aquilini Investment Group managing director and Canucks owner.

Peter Legge, Canada Wide Media Ltd. chairman and CEO; and Francesco Aquilini, Aquilini Investment Group managing director and Canucks owner.

Samantha Legge, Canada Wide Media president; and Rebecca Legge, Canada Wide Media Ltd. VP specialty sales.

Samantha Legge, Canada Wide Media president; and Rebecca Legge, Canada Wide Media Ltd. VP specialty sales.

Mark Heppeney, Clark's Audio Visual GM; Shelley Johnson, SLJ Productions Inc. principal; and Roland Monteiro, River Rock Casino Resort GM.

Mark Heppeney, Clark's Audio Visual GM; Shelley Johnson, SLJ Productions Inc. principal; and Roland Monteiro, River Rock Casino Resort GM.

Jennifer Petersen, Children's Wish Foundation director of BC & Yukon; Tricia Gilliss, S.i. Systems managing director; and Adam Garvin, Global Securities VP corporate finance.

Jennifer Petersen, Children's Wish Foundation director of BC & Yukon; Tricia Gilliss, S.i. Systems managing director; and Adam Garvin, Global Securities VP corporate finance.

Trevor Linden, Vancouver Canucks president; and Paul Duchart, BCBusiness photographer.

Trevor Linden, Vancouver Canucks president; and Paul Duchart, BCBusiness photographer.

Canada Wide Media's Ben Oliver; Tara Martinez; and Janet Gueverra, HMS Host retail operations manager.

Canada Wide Media's Ben Oliver; Tara Martinez; and Janet Gueverra, HMS Host retail operations manager.

2014 BCBusiness Top 100
The Fairmont Hotel Vancouver
July 3, 2014

More than 1,000 were in attendance at the sold-out BCBusiness Top 100 Event 2014 at the Hotel Vancouver. Guests mingled at the stand-up luncheon reception in the ballroom before moving over to the grand ballroom for the ceremony.

Opening remarks were made by Peter Legge, Canada Wide Media Ltd. chair and CEO followed by welcoming remarks by Samantha Legge, Canada Wide Media president and Tom Gierasimczuk, Canada Wide Media VP editorial and BCBusiness publisher. The event was emceed by Rebecca Legge, Canada Wide Media Ltd.VP specialty sales. The keynote interview with Francesco Aquilini was conducted by Peter Legge.

Francesco spoke about his business adversities and successes, the role his father played in his life, how important family is, and, of course, the Vancouver Canucks. The Aquilini Investment Group owns and manages a diversified national real estate portfolio that includes commercial properties, multi-family residential apartments and condominiums for sale, office buildings, hotels, golf courses, and land held for future development.