Winners of the 10th annual Successful You Awards were announced last
night at an event at the Pan Pacific Hotel in Vancouver. This contest recognizes the importance of BC entrepreneurs and their contribution to their local communities and around the world. There were
about 450 people from the BC business community last night, a number that keeps increasing yearly!
The formal part of the event was when Small
Business BC recognized the achievements of 30 finalists (1 winner was
chosen out of 5 finalists in 6 categories).
This years winners were:
Best Concept: Western Industrial Solutions
Best Employer: Chris’ Signs and Lighting Service
Best Green Business: Gibson’s Recycling Depot
Best Online Marketer: ethicalDeal
Best Community Impact: LunaPads International
Best Company: Restoring Data
Webnames.ca Co-Founder, Cybele Negris was once again a Judge at this great event. She had the opportunity to review the applications for the
Best Online Marketer category and watched the pitches of the five finalist
companies. She was impressed by the innovation, dedication and passion
each of the CEO’s had for their companies.
Congratulations to all the winners and finalists for their success.
1 million people are employed by small businesses in British Columbia
and 98% of all businesses in BC are considered Small Businesses (defined
as 50 employees or less).