'10 to Watch' Competition Now Accepting Applications

Do you own a Vancouver Island business of less than three years old? Applications are now being accepted for Douglas magazine’s 10 to Watch Awards, the annual popular competition that recognizes the very best of Vancouver Island’s new businesses.

Now in their 6th year, the 10 to Watch Awards recognize Vancouver Island’s best new businesses. Past winners have included SendtoNews, Rumble Energy Drink, Cook Culture and 46 other impressive local enterprises. This year, we’ll add 10 more reasons to celebrate our vibrant business culture.
The exposure winners receive through 10 to Watch gives them well-deserved applause, builds brand recognition and shines the spotlight on the Island’s spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship.

“It’s exciting and inspiring for us to celebrate the new businesses who bring so much energy to our community,” says Lise Gyorkos whose company Page One Publishing produces Douglas magazine. “The awards would not be possible without our title sponsor Peninsula Co-op, so we thank them for championing new businesses.”

Just a few of the competition’s previous winners include: Indochino, SendtoNews, Rumble Energy Drink, Parc Modern Interiors, Body Dynamics Headquarters (BDHQ), Cook Culture and Shaw Ocean Discovery Centre.

The deadline for nominations for 10 to Watch is March 6. The 10 to Watch winners will be recognized at an invitation-only special event on May 26. Winners will be showcased in the June/July edition of Douglas.

Click here for the application form and information.

For sponsorship opportunities, please contact us at 10towatch@douglasmagazine.com