With the Small Business BC Awards, every nominee comes away a winner. Participating is an invaluable way to raise the profile of your business, exposing yourself to valuable new marketing and PR opportunities. In fact, past finalists have been featured in prestigious media outlets like Global News, The Vancouver Sun, The Globe and Mail, and even Forbes Magazine.
Let’s take a look at the timeline for this year’s awards, and the prize package on offer to winners.
Prizes at Every Stage
Nominations for the 2021 Small Business BC Awards are now open! You can nominate your business or a business you love, today! Nominating is free and simple, with nominations running until March 8th, 2021.
During this time, nominated businesses are encouraged to get out into their community and canvass as many votes as possible. This is a powerful opportunity to reintroduce your business to your community and ask for their support. Awareness and appreciation of small business owners has never been higher and this marketing opportunity will put your business in good standing for the year ahead.
We’ll be announcing our Top 5s on March 22nd, with finalists pitching their business to our judges. Each of the Top 5 Finalists across our six categories will receive a one-year, all-access pass to Small Business BC education and Talk to an Expert services. They’ll also receive professional media shareables from our SBBC Awards media partners True Calling.
Prize Package for 2021 Small Business BC Award Winners
We’ll be crowning six Small Business BC Award winners in 2021, including a winner in our new category Best Solopreneur. Each of our winners will receive the following awesome prize package:
- $1,500 cash prize
- All-access pass to SBBC education and Talk to an Expert services for one year
- Professional video and Photography shareables courtesy of True Calling
- Interview and article featured on the SBBC website and social media channels
- Opportunity to feature in other SBBC content throughout the year