Article

Top 5 Finalists Announced for Successful You Awards

Celebrating BC’s Best Small Businesses

After two weeks of assessment and deliberation by our judges, the top five finalists for this year’s Successful You Awards have been chosen.

Finalists include high-profile Vancouver restaurant Vij’s owned by our 2010/11 awards keynote Vikram Vij; the Vancouver skin care retail store MASC, which faced the Dragons’ Den and survived, as well as a variety of other small businesses from communities like Gibsons, Oliver and Campbell River.

The top five finalists from each of the six categories will now present a ten minute business pitch to a panel of industry experts and successful entrepreneurs to win the title of Small Business BC Successful You Award Winner of 2011/12.

Winners will be announced at this year’s awards ceremony in the Crystal Pavilion Ballroom in the Pan Pacific Vancouver on February 28th, 2012, where we will be joined by Global BC news anchor Aaron McArthur as Emcee and former Olympian and Canucks star, Trevor Linden as keynote speaker.

The Top 5 Finalists for the 2011/12 Successful You Awards

Best Concept

  • On The Rocks Ice – Vancouver
  • Lovey’s Body Products – Tsawwassen
  • Urban Foliage – Vancouver
  • EightSix Network – Vancouver
  • The Juice Truck – Vancouver

Best Company

  • AspenClean – Vancouver
  • Discovery Trekking Outfitters Ltd. – Campbell River
  • Idea Rebel – Vancouver
  • Vij’s Restaurant Inc – Vancouver
  • Williams and White – Burnaby

Best Employer

  • Eclipse Awards – Vancouver
  • Nurse Next Door Home Care Services – Vancouver
  • The Elements Society – Vancouver
  • Tinhorn Creek Vineyards – Oliver
  • Williams and White – Burnaby

Best Green Business

  • Clover Earthkind Hair Salon – Vancouver
  • Debrand Services Inc.  – Vancouver
  • Gibsons Recycling Depot – Sunshine Coast
  • Green Coast Rubbish – Vancouver
  • Pemberton Valley Lodge – Pemberton

Best Online Marketer

  • CanadianNanny.ca – Nanaimo
  • MASC – Vancouver
  • Raspberry Kids – Vancouver
  • True Cuddles Inc. – Vancouver
  • TradableBits Media Inc. – Vancouver

Best Community Impact

  • Amuse Consulting Inc. – Vancouver
  • Dance With Me Studio – New Westminster
  • Forum for Women Entrepreneurs – Vancouver
  • Kids Physio Group – Vancouver
  • Lux Jewels – Vancouver

To keep up to date with all things Successful You, visit www.successfulyou.ca or monitor the hash tag #sya2012 on Twitter.

Buy Your Tickets Today!

Tickets are on sale now for just $59, inlcuding wine and appetizers.

Date: Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Location: Pan Pacific Vancouver, 300-999 Canada Place, Vancouver, BC V6C 3B5

Come celebrate and experience the excitement as we reveal the top businesses in six award categories!

About Small Business BC

When you find yourself asking "How do I...?" Give us a call. We'd be happy to help.