We are proud to announce that Accent Inns was named Vancouver Islands 2011 Family Enterprise of the year by the local chapter of CAFÉ, Nov 3rd, 2010. The Canadian Association of Family Enterprise (CAFE) is a not-for-profit national organization established in 1983, dedicated to promoting the well-being and understanding of families in business. CAFE is a member-driven, national network passionately committed to the success of families in business and their pivotal contribution to the economy. The Vancouver Island Chapter was established in 1995 by a number of well-established local family businesses and currently has over 50 member companies. (more…)
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As I write this, I’m sitting at my grandfather’s large oak desk that was passed down to my father decades ago when Granddad retired from Farmer Construction, the family business he founded in 1951. Sitting at this exact desk, Dad started Accent Inns 24 years ago and now it’s my turn.