We’ve Tallied the Votes … Announcing the SBBC Awards Top 10 Semi-finalists!

British Columbians have voted and the Top 10 results are in for this year’s Small Business BC Awards!

This year a record total of 417 nominations were received and 37,650 votes collected. We’d like to extend congratulations to all of this year’s Top 10s, as well as to all of the outstanding nominated small business who participated in the contest.

And without further delay, here are the Top 10 semi-finalists:

Best Community Impact

  • Bamboletta Dolls, Cowichan Bay
  • Fruiticana Produce, Surrey
  • Go Kimberley Magazine, Kimberly
  • Green Chair Recycling, Vancouver
  • On The Farm Country Market, Squamish
  • Recruiting Social, Vancouver
  • Save Everyday, Vancouver
  • Skipper Otto’s Community Supported Fishery, Vancouver
  • The Green Kiss, Victoria
  • Yoga With Kerry, Trail

Best Company

  • ASAP group, Langley
  • AZ World Translation & Interpretation Inc., North Vancouver
  • Burger55, Penticton
  • Disruptive Media Publishers, Vancouver
  • Ellason Signature Homes, Maple Ridge
  • Fitness on the Go, Vancouver
  • Fruiticana Produce, Surrey
  • Pink Ribbon Bakery, New Westminster
  • Save Everyday, Vancouver
  • Tours by Locals, Vancouver

Best Concept

  • Cloud 9 Float Spa, Coquitlam
  • Float House, Vancouver
  • Medeo, Vancouver
  • Music Heals, Vancouver
  • Roam Mobility, Vancouver
  • Sole Girls, North Vancouver
  • Thank You Products, Campbell River
  • The Chinatown Experiment, Vancouver
  • The Housse – United Stagers and Stylists, Victoria
  • Vancouver Tumblebus, Port Coquitlam

Best Employer

  • Bike Hike Adventures, Vancouver
  • Coastal Trademark Services Ltd., Vancouver
  • Fully Managed, Vancouver
  • Kary Movers Ltd, Surrey
  • Neutron Factory Works Inc., Delta
  • North Burnaby Physiotherapy and Wellness, Burnaby
  • Pender Auto Body, Vancouver
  • The Oracle, Whistler
  • The Williams & White Group of Companies, Burnaby
  • Vancouver General Contractors, Vancouver

Best Green Business

  • Aspenware Inc., Vernon
  • Clean Air Yard Care Inc., Victoria
  • Eclipse Awards, Vancouver
  • Green Chair Recycling, Vancouver
  • Lush Eco Lawns, Duncan
  • Manatee Holdings Ltd., Courtenay
  • MattressRecycling.ca, Vancouver
  • Natural Pod, Vancouver
  • Watertiger, Vancouver
  • Westcoast Plastic Recycling Inc., Richmond

Best International Trade

  • Endeavor Snowboards Inc., Vancouver
  • Export Ventures Group Inc., Vancouver
  • Fruiticana Produce, Surrey
  • Herbaland Naturals Inc., Richmond
  • Kahuna Paddleboards, Whistler
  • Mason Industries, Surrey
  • The Oracle, Whistler
  • Westcoast Plastic Recycling Inc., Richmond
  • Williams & White Equipment, Burnaby
  • Xanatos Marine Ltd., North Vancouver

Best Online Marketer

  • CMEFIRST, Lantzville
  • LAT Multilingual Translation & Marketing Inc., Vancouver
  • Main Street Communications Ltd., Maple Ridge
  • Make It Productions, Vancouver
  • Mason Industries, Surrey
  • Sapphire SEO, Vancouver
  • The Bench, Kamloops
  • West Coast Tank Recovery Incorporated, North Vancouver
  • West Coast Thrift, Nanaimo
  • Wildflowers Aromatherapy and Gifts, Vancouver

Best Workplace

  • Casanova Enterprises Inc., Maple Ridge
  • CCN Bikes, North Vancouver
  • Cucumber Marketing Inc., Vancouver
  • Excel Career College, Courtenay
  • Homeroom Small Business Solutions, Vancouver
  • i-worx, North Vancouver
  • Stage Right etc., Kelowna
  • Start Smart Childcare Centre, Maple Ridge
  • The Oracle, Whistler
  • Victory Square Games, Vancouver

The top ten semi-finalists must now complete an extended award application which will be used to narrow down the competition to the top five finalists in each category. The top five finalists in these categories will be announced on January 30, 2014.

The winners (including the winner of the Premier’s People’s Choice Award) will be honoured on February 27, 2014 at the Small Business BC Awards Ceremony at the Pan Pacific Hotel in Vancouver. Only a limited number of tickets are available, so be sure to get yours now.

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