Announcing the 2020 Small Business BC Award Winners

In a glittering award ceremony held on Friday, February 21, 2020, Small Business BC announced the eight winners of the 17th Annual Small Business BC Awards at the Vancouver Convention Centre. Alongside a room full of entrepreneurs, business influencers and government officials, we raised a toast to British Columbia’s best […]

Announcing the 2020 Open for Business Award Winners

The Open For Business Awards recognize and celebrate communities that best demonstrate they are promoting and adopting business friendly initiatives within their region. The Awards provide an important platform for local government to learn and share Best Practices, and showcase winning initiatives that have contributed to the success of local […]

What’s Happening in February 2020 at Small Business BC?

This February, we’re in a celebratory mood at Small Business BC as we ramp up preparations for the 17th Annual Small Business BC Awards. The red carpet is ready to roll out on Friday, February 21 at Vancouver Convention Centre as we raise a toast to British Columbia’s small business […]

Announcing Your Top 5 Finalists for the 2020 Small Business BC Awards

The big day is almost upon us! The 2020 Small Business BC Awards Gala is a few short weeks away and the time has come to reveal our Top 5 Finalists. Our judges deliberated long and hard over a strong field of applicants, emerging with their picks for the Top […]

2020 Business Trends to Watch

2020 is here, ushering in a decade brimming with potential for small business owners. Whether your focus is local, provincial or national, we live in a changing (and challenging) landscape for business. It’s also one that should be embraced as an opportunity for growth. Keeping an eye to the future […]

Meet Your 2020 Best Employer Award Top 10 Semi-Finalists

Recognizing employee development and retention is vital to the success of a small business. Our Best Employer Award celebrates the business that goes above and beyond for their employees and provides the best overall place to work. These companies place high levels of importance on fostering a healthy corporate culture, […]

Meet Your 2020 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 […]

Meet Your 2020 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 […]

Meet Your 2020 Best Community Impact Award Top 10 Semi-Finalists

In our other categories we assess small businesses under conventional headings such as financial plans, employee training, or their strides to innovate. Our Best Community Impact Award salutes something a little different, but just as important – small businesses who invest in their community and see social responsibility as an […]

Meet Your 2020 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 […]