In case you haven’t heard, nominations for the 2019 Small Business BC Awards are now open. Our annual awards competition exists to recognize the contributions of British Columbia’s small business owners – entrepreneurs just like you.
Unsure if your business is a fit? Our 10 award categories cover the breadth of the business world with a category for every situation. As long as you can quantify your success, how you achieved it, and how many people you reached, you’re more than qualified to become a nominee. Is your business a fit in any of the following categories?
- Premier’s People’s Choice
- Best Apprentice Training
- Best Community Impact
- Best Concept
- Best Company
- Best Employer
- Best Immigrant Entrepreneur
- Best Innovation
- Best International Trade
- Best Marketer
We get it. You’re busy, you’ve got a lot going on. However, nominating your business can provide amazing benefits that go above and beyond recognition. Don’t believe us? Here are some testimonials from previous nominees and winners of a Small Business BC Award.
Winning the Best Concept Award was huge in our eyes and also raised awareness about waste generated in the construction industry. We created a solution which won us this amazing award. We are very proud of our hard work, small acts big impacts! Cinci Csere, Co-Founder.
The SBBC Awards feature businesses that are truly innovative in their approach and understanding of the importance of giving back to their community. They feature businesses that show incredible promise in our province, and it is an amazing feeling to have won and to get recognized for our work in front of an amazing audience. As a growing start-up, this award will help us immensely in establishing a brand name in the market as well as credibility. Moreover, we hope winning the Best Immigrant Entrepreneur Award provides inspiration for a lot of other immigrants who would like to choose entrepreneurship. Samarth Mod, CEO.
Being a finalist in the Small Business BC Awards has provided an amazing boost for my business. Our community has shown us so much support and recognition, featuring us in the local paper and news, while giving us so many messages of encouragement. I recommend every business takes part! Larissa Russell, Owner.
My advice to entrepreneurs is don’t be afraid to seek out help and resources to improve. We took part in the SBBC Awards program in the Best Immigrant Entrepreneur category and it reinforced our belief in the business and inspired us to work harder to reach our goals. It gave us tremendous pride in our products and opened new doors for us. We can’t recommend it enough. Danilo Passeri, Co-Founder.
Winning the Small Business BC Award for Best Marketer was a validation of everything we’ve done as a business. The awards, which are like the Oscars for small business, are a fantastic way for small businesses to get recognition and test themselves against the best. Every business should take part! Reid Hemsing, CEO.
Nominate Your Business for a Small Business BC Award Today!
Nominate your business or a business you love for a Small Business BC Award, and avail of the tremendous opportunities available to participants. Winners receive a cash prize of $1,500, a one-year All-Access Pass to Small Business BC education and experts, business mentorship from the award sponsor and the honour of being named a top BC small business. Nominations run until November 30, 2018 so don’t miss out.