Presenting 2015’s Semi-Finalists for the Small Business BC Awards

The votes are in. The normalization sums calculated. It’s time to announce the Small Business BC Awards Top 10 Semi-Finalists.
This year saw a record number of nominees participate in the contest. With over 440 companies from 70 communities across the province. We would like to thank them and their supporters for their participation in the contest, and wish our Top 10 Finalists the best of luck in the next stage of the contest!
So, without further ado, here are your Top 10 Finalists:

Best Community Impact

Bob’s Bar & Grill
Coast Salish Development Corporation
eeko Couriers Inc.
Lighthouse Visionary Strategies
Sole Girls
Spark Creations
Squamish ReBuild Society
The Rice Box

Best Company

Alitis Investment Counsel
CoreHealth Technologies
Fully Managed
Nonna Pia’s Gourmet Sauces Ltd
Omega & Associates Engineering Ltd.
Pro-Med Ambulance Services
RaceRocks 3D
Rocky Point Ice Cream
Versatile fitness

Best Concept

Kekuli Cafe Merritt
Playgrounds Cafe
Rise Adventure & Wellness Solutions
Soil Mate
Swept Away Inn
Willow Wellness Centre

Best Emerging Entrepreneur

Culinary Ink GastroVentures LTD
Float Space
Hungry For Happiness
Iron Oxide Art Supplies
Jane Long, Chartered Accountant
MyAlberni APP
Plenty and Spare Naturals
Rise Adventure & Wellness Solutions
The Juicery Co.
White Rock Skimboarding

Best Employer

6S Marketing Inc
Canadian Wilderness Adventures
Casanova Painting
Durning Directions and Services Ltd.
Dynamic Owl
Gray Monk Estate Winery
Intuitive Independence Rehabilitation Services
Origin Gluten-Free Bakery Ltd
R&B Plumbing & Heating Ltd.
RDC Fine Homes Inc.

Best Immigrant Entrepreneur

Amando Natural Stone
Andrew Watson Design
Chez Christophe Chocolaterie Patisserie
Infinity Enterprises Group Ltd.
Nanaimo & Voyager Magazine
Shiraz Cafe and Restaurant
Success Road Enterprises / Iman Biock Aghay
Vancouver Tumblebus
Your Score Booster

Best International Trade

Arcadia Trading Inc.
Averill Creek Vineyard
Branded Athletics
Doi Chaang Coffee Company
Manatee Holdings Ltd.
Orazio’s Olive Oil
Polar Feet
Target Marine Hatcheries
VIVO Masks

Best Online Marketer

All Inclusive Marketing
Barkerville Brewing Co.
Heartstrings Home Decor
Social Media Minder
The Greenery Garden Centre
VIVO Masks
Vonbon Children’s Apparel Inc.
Web Friendly

Best Workplace
Chris’s Sign & Lighting Service Inc.
CoreHealth Technologies
Cowpuccino’s Coffee House
Mel’s Mainstreet Pizza &; Pasta
Nucleus Networks Inc.
Sproing Creative
White Kennedy LLP

Premier’s People’s Choice

Blooming Arrangements
Firehall Brewery
Game Quest
Industry Hair &; Body Care
Julie’s Edible Bouquets
Nonna Pia’s Gourmet Sauces Ltd
On Top Fashion
RM Stone Masonry
So Country Radio with Dennis Walker
Soup Wallah
To find out more about the Top 10 Finalists, visit the Small Business BC Awards website.

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