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Five Penticton businesses nominated for Small Business BC awards

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November 23, 2016 - 2:13 PM

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.

Five small businesses in Penticton have been nominated:

Chic Mobile Boutique – Premier's People's Choice and Best Concept

Felts Photo Services – Premier's People's Choice and Best Community Impact

LOOM INC – Best Concept

The Henna Hut – Best Marketer

Wine Crush Market – Premier's People's Choice, Best Concept and Best Innovation

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.

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:

PREMIER'S PEOPLE'S CHOICE
Presented by the Province of British Columbia

BEST APPRENTICE TRAINING
Presented by ITA and Kwantlen Polytechnic University

BEST COMMUNITY IMPACT
Presented by Vancity

BEST COMPANY
Presented by Sage

BEST CONCEPT
Presented by Small Business BC

BEST EMPLOYER
Presented by TruShield Insurance

BEST IMMIGRANT ENTREPRENEUR
Presented by Small Business BC

BEST INNOVATION
Presented by BC Innovation Council

BEST INTERNATIONAL TRADE
Presented by UPS Canada

BEST MARKETER
Presented by Yellow Pages

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 November 30, 2016 to make it to the Top 10 in each category. The Top 10 will be announced as finalists on December 12, 2016.

The winners of each category will be announced at the Small Business BC Awards Ceremony on February 23, 2017 at the Pan Pacific Vancouver Hotel.

Click here for more details on the Small Business BC Awards.


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