SBBC CEO George Hunter to Step Down

Downloadable Version September 10, 2018 – British Columbia–   After a decade of leadership at Small Business BC, George Hunter, will step down as CEO on September 14th, 2018. Since 2008, George led the transformation of Small Business BC through significant innovation and growth, enhanced delivery of services in alignment […]

Open for Business Awards Winners Announced

Downloadable Version February 24, 2018 – British Columbia: The winning communities of the Open for Business Awards were announced at the Small Business BC Awards Gala on Friday, February 23, 2018 at the Vancouver Convention Centre. There were over 30 diverse communities nominated in this year’s competition, a record […]

Open for Business Awards Finalists Announced

January 31, 2018 – British Columbia: Small Business BC and the Province of British Columbia are proud to announce the communities who have made it to the finals of the Open for Business Awards. The communities selected have proven their support for their local small businesses by adopting business-friendly best […]


December 8, 2017 – Vancouver: Small Business BC, the province’s premier resource for entrepreneurs, and Canada Post asked the public to nominate their favourite small businesses in British Columbia for this year’s 15th Annual Small Business BC Awards. Nearly 600 businesses were nominated and tasked with gaining as many votes […]

Small businesses impacted by BC Wildfires to receive free advice

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 – Vancouver: Small Business BC is making sure people and businesses who have been impacted by the 2017 wildfire season are supported during this time of need by providing a special edition of Small Business BC’s ‘Ask the Expert’ service to help small businesses who have […]

Small business BC to Host First Ever Small Business Summit

Friday, September 29, 2017 – Vancouver: On Monday, October 2, 2017, Small Business BC will host the Small Business Summit at the Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre in Vancouver. The event features a business pitch competition with cash prizes, a free exhibition of small business support providers, a networking […]