Local Sooke Businesses Nominated for Small Business BC Awards

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. Four small businesses in Sooke were nominated:

  • Barking Dog Studio, Best Community Impact
  • My Prefect Gift, Premier’s People’s Choice
  • South Shore Gallery, Premier’s People’s Choice
  • Your Perfect Gift, Premier’s People’s Choice

These businesses were required to gain as many votes as possible, through social media to word-of-mouth, by November 30, 2016 to make the top 10 in each category. The top 10 will be announced as finalists on December 12, 2016. First place, in each of the categories, receives a cash prize and a one-year all-access pass to Small Business BC education, resources and experts, and one-on-one business mentorship opportunities.

The District of Sooke recognizes that small businesses greatly contribute to our community. It is with great enthusiasm that the we congratulate these businesses on their accomplishments and wish them success in their future achievements.

Media Contact:
Teresa Sullivan
Chief Administrative Officer
District of Sooke
Tel: (250) 642-1634
Email: tsullivan@sooke.ca