Small Business BC, the province’s premier resource for entrepreneurs, and the Insurance Bureau of Canada, opened nominations and voting for the 14th Annual Small Business BC Awards on October 1, 2016.
K&K Electric LTD. in Port Hardy has been nominated for the Best Apprentice Training Award.
The Small Business BC Awards is the largest small business awards competition in the province. These awards recognize the outstanding achievements of BC’s entrepreneurs and celebrate the contributions new and existing businesses registered in BC, with fewer than 50 employees, make to their local communities and the global economy.
The Best Apprentice Training Award, sponsored by ITA and KPU, recognizes the company that is leading the industry in training and development, ensuring the skilled trades community continues to grow in BC. Nominations and voting close on November 30, 2016.
Entrepreneurs are invited to nominate their businesses and the public is encouraged to nominate their favourite small businesses in any of this year’s 10 categories.Recipients of Small Business BC Awards are recognized with the Premier’s Prize in the amount of $1,500 cash.
The winners are also offered a one-year all-access pass to Small Business BC education, resources and experts, and one-on-one business mentorship opportunities with notable advisors from the award sponsors.Nominated business owners are tasked with gaining as many votes as possible through social media, word of mouth, e-mail or any other means by Nov. 30, 2016 to make it to the Top 10 in each category.
The Top 10 will be announced as finalists on Dec. 12, 2016.The winners of each category will be announced at the Small Business BC Awards Ceremony on Feb. 23, 2017 in Vancouver.More details on the Small Business BC Awards can be found at www.sbbcawards.ca.