Announcing the 2019 Small Business BC Award Winners

In a dazzling gala ceremony held on Thursday, February 21, 2019, Small Business BC announced the 10 winners of the 16th 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 […]

Introducing Your 2019 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 […]

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 […]

5 Ways to Strengthen Your Business Through Recognition & Appreciation

As business owners, we are always looking for ways to strengthen our businesses so that we can be more resilient and successful. We often turn to traditional marketing and advertising to achieve this, but have you ever considered strengthening your business through recognition and appreciation? Many businesses overlook the power […]

What’s Happening in February 2019 at Small Business BC?

While February is known as a time to show love to those around us, don’t forget to show some love to your small business this month. Small Business BC is here to help, with a wide selection of new and returning seminars in our education centre. While it may be […]

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 […]