Door Prize Winners for 2019 Small Business BC Awards Announced

Did you attend the Small Business BC Awards ceremony at the Vancouver Convention Centre on February 21, 2019? If so, you might be the lucky winner of one of our door prizes! This year’s door prize winners include: Prize Winner: Linda Folster The prize: Two Touchdown Corner Tickets for a […]

Government of B.C. Launches Procurement Concierge Program

Each year, the Government of British Columbia spends approximately $7 billion procuring goods and services. The BC Procurement Concierge Program aims to simplify and streamline the procurement process, making it easier for small businesses to get involved. B.C.’s Procurement Concierge Program allows businesses to pitch cutting edge solutions to […]

Introducing Your Finalists for the 2019 Open for Business Awards

The Open for Business Awards celebrate communities that have created a business-friendly culture, allowing small business to flourish. Since the fall, communities the length and breadth of British Columbia have been receiving nominations. And, this year, 31 communities have presented case studies on one of their initiatives to the awards […]

Announcing Your Top 5 Finalists for the 2019 Small Business BC Awards

We’re a few short weeks from the 2019 Small Business BC Awards Gala and excitement is building! Our judges deliberated long and hard over a strong field of applicants, emerging with their picks for the Top 5 in each award category. These businesses will now be invited to attend a […]

Introducing Your 2019 Best Company Award Top 10 Semi-Finalists

The Small Business BC Award for Best Company recognizes the small business that best demonstrates exceptional leadership and a proven track record of growth and profitability. It is judged on the following criteria: Profitability: This business shows exceptional leadership with a proven track record of business growth, corporate responsibility, and […]

Introducing Your 2019 Premier’s People’s Choice Award Top 10 Semi-Finalists

The Premier’s People’s Choice Award celebrates BC’s amazing entrepreneurs by recognizing a small business that is at the heart of their community. Using any imaginative, creative, or traditional tactics available, interested businesses apply for the award and engage their customers, clients and neighbours to vote for them. At the end […]

Introducing Your 2019 Best Marketer Award Top 10 Semi-Finalists

There are thousands of ways to promote a small business, and some of the best don’t even require much spending. Our Best Marketer Award salutes the company that demonstrates the most innovative and impactful integrated marketing initiative executed in BC. Through a multi-channel approach, this business demonstrates creativity and increases […]

Introducing Your 2019 Best International Trade Award Top 10 Semi-Finalists

Exporting your product or service outside Canada presents opportunities for almost limitless growth. Our Best International Trade Award recognizes the company with an exciting and viable international trade business that is contributing to the British Columbia economy. It’s judged on the following criteria: Strong Markets: This business understands its international […]

Introducing Your 2019 Best Innovation Award Top 10 Semi-Finalists

One of the biggest strengths of any successful business is their ability to come up with new ideas to keep operations, products and services fresh. Our Best Innovation Award recognizes a business that develops advanced or innovative technologies to meet the needs of industry in B.C. This business contributes to […]

Introducing Your 2019 Best Immigrant Entrepreneur Top 10 Semi-Finalists

Our Immigrant Entrepreneur Award recognizes the success and contributions of outstanding new Canadians who have started a successful business in British Columbia. This individual hasn’t just surmounted the challenges inherent in moving to a new country. They’ve also taken on the mantle of entrepreneurship, exhibiting leadership in their community, and […]