The BC Export Awards Announce 2016 Finalists - Eight BC Tech Companies Make the ShortlistThursday, October 20, 2016
Vancouver, BC, October 20, 2016--(T-Net)--The BC Export Awards program announced today the 2016 Finalists for its annual BC Export Awards.
Presented by Business in Vancouver in partnership with Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters and the B.C. Ministry of International Trade, the awards cover a wide range of industries across several subsectors, recognizing achievements in nine different categories and celebrating the contributions exporters have made to both the provincial and national economies.
The BC Export Awards are the province's most prestigious awards paying tribute to the success of BC export companies. Extending across industries the awards are a celebration of the contributions exporters have made to both the provincial and national economy. Conceived in 1982, the program has recognized over 300 companies since its inception, reflecting the growth and diversity of BC's economy over the past 30 years.
Three finalists have been selected in eight sector award categories. Winners in each sector category will be announced at the gala luncheon and an Exporter of the Year Award will be presented to the sector award winner deemed to be the “best of the best” of the sector award winners.
Eight BC tech companies were among those who made the shortlist (highlighted and hyperlinked below).
Advancing Technology & Innovation Category
Clean Technology Category
Consumer Products Category
Digital Privacy & Entertainment Category
Emerging Exporter Category
Manufactured Products Category
Natural Resources Category
Professional Services Category
Leadership Award Winner
Winners will be recognized at a gala luncheon to be held November 18th, 2016
at the Hyatt Regency Vancouver Hotel.
Date: November 18, 2016
The Hyatt Regency Hotel
655 Burrard St.,
9:00 am - 12:00 pm Registration opens
10:00 am - 12:00 pm Networking trade show
11:00 am - 11:45 am Minister's Reception (exclusive to finalists and sponsors)
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm Lunch and Awards Presentation
About The BC Export Awards
The BC Export Awards annually seeks out BC's Top Exporters and honours them for their excellence and achievements in 12 categories, including ten directed at firms and two at individuals. The Awards are presented by the Government of British Columbia and the BC Division of Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters with support from annual sponsors. It is the oldest awards ceremony of its kind in Canada.
The objectives of the BC Export Awards are:
Past winners of the BC Export Awards provide an education into the outstanding talent and expertise that exists within companies from across British Columbia. Many of the BC winners have gone on to international recognition.
For more information about the BC Export Awards, including nominations, applications, and registration contact:
Events Project Manager
Business in Vancouver
For more information about sponsorship contact:
Business Development Manager
Business in Vancouver
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