Small Business BC Awards Gala 2023

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Small Business BC Awards Gala 2023

Join us for our 20th Annual Small Business BC Awards Gala as we celebrate and showcase the best of BC's small business community.

By Small Business BC

When and where

Date and time

Fri, Jun 2, 2023 4:30 PM - 10:00 PM PDT


Fairmont Hotel Vancouver 900 West Georgia Street Vancouver, BC V6C 2W6 Canada

Refund Policy

No Refunds

About this event

Enjoy dinner, drinks and networking with BC’s top business owners, industry leaders, and government officials as we announce the 20th Annual Small Business BC Awards winners.

Join us Friday, June 2nd at Downtown Vancouver’s iconic Fairmont Hotel Vancouver for this night of celebration hosted by TV personality Robin Gill. This is BC’s largest event dedicated to small businesses, and we can’t wait to acknowledge their outstanding contributions to their community and our province.

On the night, we’ll be crowning the four winners of our Awards, who will each take home a prize of $10,000. Congratulate our award winners, and share in our celebration of entrepreneurship. This is your opportunity to meet the leading business owners in BC while celebrating our innovative up-and-comers.

Small Business BC Awards Gala

Friday, June 2nd, 2023 | Fairmont Hotel Vancouver

Reception & Networking – 4:30pm to 6pm

Dinner & Awards Gala – 6pm to 9:45pm

Drinks & Networking – 9:45pm to 10:30pm

This Year’s Award Categories:

What is included in your ticket:

  • Small Business BC Awards ceremony
  • A three-course dinner with wine
  • A complimentary drink ticket
  • Pre- and post-ceremony networking with leading business owners, decision makers and former Award winners.

Ticket Prices:

Single Ticket: $195

Table Price (8 tickets): $1,485

Who attends the Small Business BC Awards?

The Small Business BC Awards are open to everyone. Those in attendance include small business owners nominated for awards, Government Ministers, leading BC businesses, entrepreneurs, media, sponsors and past Small Business BC Award winners.

Recent Winners Include:

For a full list of Award winners since 2008, visit our Awards History page. We would also like to thank our sponsors for their continued support of small business:

Our Sponsors

Frequently asked questions

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About the organizer

Organized by
Small Business BC

Small Business BC is here to help British Columbia's entrepreneurs grow successful and sustainable businesses through expert business advisors, educational services and easy-to-use free tools. For anyone who's a business owner, or thinking of starting a new business, we’re here to help.