Successful You Awards Contest Nominations Open
Oct 01, 2012
(News Release) VICTORIA – Small businesses will have the opportunity to nominate themselves to become one of BC’s best on Monday, October 1, 2012 when the Successful You Awards Contest opens for nominations.
The 10th Annual Small Business BC Successful You Awards Contest celebrates the top small businesses from across British Columbia. Entrepreneurs will be awarded in six diverse categories for the contributions they make within their own communities and to the greater economy.
“We’re pleased to continue supporting small businesses across BC and recognizing them for their outstanding contributions,” says Small Business BC CEO, George Hunter. “We look forward to a group of high-caliber nominees this year.”
Business owners will compete to be named BC’s: Best Company, Best Concept, Best Employer, Best Community Impact, Best Online Marketer and Best Green Business.
“This province-wide contest recognizes the strength, determination, passion, and ingenuity that represents the entrepreneurs in this province,” says Lindsay Olson, IBC’s Vice-President, British Columbia, Saskatchewan and Manitoba.
“Our continued support for Small Business BC and the Successful You Awards Contest is one of the many ways we ensure that small business owners are recognized for their hard work and determination,” adds Olson. IBC is proud to return as title sponsor of the Successful You Awards for the fourth year in a row.
Business owners across BC will start self-nominating on October 1, 2012, and will be tasked with gaining as many votes as possible through social media, word of mouth, e-mail or any other means possible by November 30, 2012.
The top 10 highest voted nominees in each category will be announced as finalists on December 13,, 2012, then go on to submit an application which judges will use to decide the top 5 finalists from each category, announced on January 30, 2013. The top 5 finalists will present a ten-minute pitch to judges.
The winners of each category will be announced at the Successful You Awards Ceremony on February 28th, 2013, at the Pan Pacific Vancouver.