Open For Business Awards

Is Your Community Committed to Supporting Small Business?

The Open for Business Awards are a great way to celebrate your achievements and gain extensive media exposure for your community.

The Open for Business Awards celebrate communities that have created a business friendly environment, allowing small business to flourish. Launched in 2011, the awards are managed and delivered by the Small Business Roundtable Secretariat, encompassing three categories:

Nominate Today!

Celebrate the communities that help small business to flourish in our province. Whether you’re a representative of your municipality, or you just live in the community and want to recognize their achievements, click the button below to nominate:


View Previous Winning Initiatives

(Abstracts from winning case studies)

Township of Langley is Open for Business

District of Chetwynd is Open for Business

Kimberley is Open for Business

Nisga Lisms is Open for Business

City of Campbell River is Open for Business


We gratefully acknowledge the financial support of the Government of British Columbia through the Ministry of Jobs, Trade and Technology.