Is Your Community Open for Business? Nominate it!

In British Columbia, 98 per cent of all businesses are small businesses. The Open for Business Awards champion communities that have fostered a business-friendly culture, allowing these small business to flourish. In case you haven’t heard, nominations for the 2019 Open for Business Awards are now open. The Awards offer […]

Announcing the 2019 Small Business BC Awards and Open for Business Awards

For the last 16 years, the Small Business BC Awards have recognized the contributions and achievements of BC small business owners. In our province, small business is big business. In fact, 98% of all businesses operating in British Columbia are classified as small businesses. These entrepreneurs form the backbone of […]

Launching Your Website: How to Get Your Business Online

Canadians are obsessed with shopping online, and a recent study by Canada Post highlighted how our infatuation is only increasing with time. A massive 80% of Canadians shopped online in the past 12 months, with our growing need for convenience and tailored shopping experience convincing consumers to open their […]

CIAP Offers a Fantastic Opportunity for Female Entrepreneurs

Are you a female entrepreneur looking for an exciting new opportunity in the tech field? The Canada-India Acceleration Program (CIAP) is currently looking for applicants for an exciting new program. Centred at Carleton University in Ottawa, CIAP empowers female entrepreneurs to avail of the exciting possibilities available in India. You […]

Join Small Business BC for INSPIRE 2018 on October 1

Entrepreneurship exists where intelligence and creativity meet. All that’s needed is a little inspiration. Luckily, we’ve got just the right event for you! Small Business BC is thrilled to announce the return of INSPIRE, an event featuring an evening of networking, celebration and education taking place October 1, 2018 […]

The Five Step Approach to Boosting Business Growth

In today’s pursuit of success, companies seem to be continuously revamping their brand, with key messages and strategies becoming overwhelmingly focused on growth and innovation. According to PWC’s 2018 Global CEO Survey, Canadian CEOs expressed a record level of confidence in the global economy (72%) and their own company’s […]

Help Us Serve You Better – Take Our Survey

Entrepreneurs know the value of market research. That’s why we’re enlisting your help to improve our products and services. Small Business BC exists to support and inspire British Columbia’s small business community. We want to learn more about your small business and how we can serve you more efficiently. You […]