2019 BC Indigenous Business Award Program Calls for Nominations

VANCOUVER – BC Achievement Foundation has launched its 2019 Call for Nominationsfor the eleventh annual Indigenous Business Award program. Nominations are encouraged from throughout the province and will showcase business excellence in the following categories: Young Entrepreneur, Business Partnerships, Community-Owned and Business of the Year awards for one-to-two-people, three-to-10-people, and enterprises with 10-or-more people.

As the program enters decade number two, its alumni boasts 76 small, medium and large-size businesses, 32 community owned enterprises, 21 successful young entrepreneurs, 23 partnerships between Indigenous and non-Indigenous businesses along with 13 award of distinction recipients.  An independent jury panel evaluates the nominations guided by the viability, success, and competitiveness of the business. Awardees will be celebrated at a gala presentation ceremony on October 17, 2019 in Vancouver. 
2018 Awardee Aunalee Boyd of Ay Lelum House of Fashion believes that winning the award plays a role in their ongoing success and for that, they are very grateful. The Indigenous Business Award program is a key platform for connections and positive change and the theme for the 2019 program is cultivating innovation.  

The award program is made possible thanks to a partnership with the Province of British Columbia and the program’s generous sponsors: New Relationship Trust, TD, Teck, BC Hydro, CN, Enbridge, Encana, FortisBC, Vancity, and Western Forest Products. 

For further information, please visit: bcachievement.com and Nominate Nowon line! The deadline for nominations is Friday, June 28, 2019 – BE PART OF IT – .

Courtesy of BC Achievement Foundation.