Small Business BC exists to ensure that business owners and entrepreneurs in British Columbia have access to affordable business advice, education and events to meet their specific needs. An important element in achieving this goal is the sponsorship opportunities we offer. If you are interested in partnering with Small Business BC and reaching our community of business owners and entrepreneurs, we’ve listed all of the available sponsorship opportunities below.
Benefits of Working with Small Business BC
In British Columbia, small business is big business. In fact, 98 per cent of all businesses in British Columbia are small businesses, with fewer than 50 employees, providing employment for over one million people. These jobs account for 55 per cent of private sector employment within the province. Small Business BC’s close and trusted relationship with this community delivers a number of benefits for your organization.
- Exposure to new and existing small businesses across all industries throughout British Columbia
- Top of mind placement of your brand in the mindset of the small business audience
- Potential to grow your brand recognition within the small business market
- Positioning your company with potential clients throughout their entire business life-cycle
Download the Small Business BC Opportunities Package.
Content Marketing Options
The Small Business BC website regularly features articles, blogs and success profiles of interest to the local small business community. With over 80,000 unique visits per month, your business can place an article on our site that will reach our highly targeted and engaged small business audience.
Articles (Sponsor submits content)
- $500 per article
- $1,000 per three articles
- $2,000 per six articles
- $4,000 per 12 articles
The Small Business BC website is an online resource servicing BC small business owners and operators in all stages of business. With 80,000 unique visits monthly, we offer prime ad placement opportunities that will help you enhance the visibility of your messaging and reach a highly targeted, small business audience.
Premium (Big Box; 300 x 250) – $900 per three-month period
Standard (125 x 125) – $600 per three-month period
The Small Business BC eNews communicated the important information about business resources, education, events and special offers to over 29,000 small and medium business owners across BC.
e-Newsletter Feature (1200 x 600 Graphic, Word Count of 70) (29,000+ contacts) – $1,500
e-Newsletter Ad (264 x 300) – $900
SBBC Office Options
Each year, over 27,000 clients visit the Small Business BC office in Downtown Vancouver. We offer several different ways your business can reach this motivated and engaged small business audience.
Entrepreneur’s Corner at Small Business BC office – $20,000 per year
TV Ads displayed in Small Business BC office – $250 per month
Collateral Distribution (SBBC Resource Centre) – $150 per month.