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Back in January, we asked you to nominate your favourite small businesses for a Small Business BC Award. We’ve been overwhelmed by the amount of small business support we received. You turned out in numbers, making (NUMBER OF VOTES), (NUMBER OF NOMINATIONS) across (NUMBER OF COMMUNITIES).

Since then, we’ve announced the finalists in our Business Impact Award and our Premier’s People’s Choice Award. All that’s left is to announce the winners of the 19th Annual Small Business BC Awards. Join us on April 28th for our Virtual Awards Gala. Registration for this special event is FREE and it just takes a few clicks to secure your place.

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Yes! We will have open captions available during the live streamed Gala on April 28th. Closed captioning will also be available for the recording after the live streamed event has ended.

Yes. You can watch the Virtual Awards Gala live on the following platforms:

  • Youtube
  • Facebook
  • Vimeo

We will have chat available – to the side of the live broadcast – on all our platforms that we are live streaming the events to. You do not need to have any kind of account to participate in the chat discussion that will be available on our website.

For optimal viewing experience, we recommend watching the video presentation in 1080p. To view the live stream in 1080p video quality we recommend a minimum download speed of 7mbps. Whenever possible, hardwired ethernet connections are preferred over wireless (Wi-Fi or cellular).

Windows 8.1 or 10 | 32-bit and 64-bit

  • Google Chrome (latest version
  • Mozilla Firefox (latest version)
  • Microsoft Edge (latest version)

MacOS OS X 10.11 and later

  • Safari 10 or later
  • Google Chrome (latest version)
  • Mozilla Firefox (latest version)

Tip: Make sure to grant the browser permission to access your webcam and microphone.

Android OS 4.0 or later

  • Google Chrome (latest version)
  • Tablet and phone devices are supported
  • Some features are not available on devices without Bluetooth, telephony, or Wi-Fi
  • Kindle Fire tablets are currently not supported

iOS 10.0 and later

  • Safari (latest version)*
  • Google Chrome (latest version)
  • Mozilla Firefox (latest version)
  • Tablet and phone devices are supported

Frequent buffering can occur when your Internet bandwidth does not support playback of the selected video quality. Try switching to a lower video quality option in the quality menu (by selecting the gear icon in the lower right corner of the player). If your video still fails to start, check your estimated bandwidth here.

Yes, you can press pause in the video player, but once you press play you will be brought to the live part of the event.

Yes. We will upload the recording and share it with registrants the day after the event.

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