PoCo Best Biz Awards

Launched in 2013, the PoCo Best Biz Awards recognize the contributions of local businesses, celebrate their accomplishments, and encourage Port Coquitlam residents to shop locally for goods and services. They include an awards program and annual business celebration and networking evening.

Categories

Businesses may be nominated in one of the following four categories:

Innovative universal benefits for employees that differentiates them from other businesses with some or all of the following characteristics:

  • Goes above and beyond for employees
  • Has a strong focus on employee development and retention
  • Provides a healthy work environment for employees or encourages a healthy lifestyle

A business with 10 or fewer employees with some or all of the following characteristics:

  • Has drawn positive attention to Port Coquitlam through its business success, innovation or marketing.
  • Shows leadership in social and cultural responsibility through volunteerism, advocacy, sponsorship, financial and in-kind contributions.
  • Provides outstanding customer service.

A business with more than 11 employees with some or all of the following characteristics:

  • Has drawn positive attention to Port Coquitlam through its business success, innovation or marketing.
  • Shows leadership in social and cultural responsibility through volunteerism, advocacy, sponsorship, financial and in-kind contributions.
  • Provides outstanding customer service.

A home-based business with some or all of the following characteristics:

  • Has demonstrated significant growth and sustainability in business operations and a commitment to excellent customer service.
  • The nominee has shown creativity and innovation in overcoming the common challenges facing small businesses.

All nominees will be entered for the People’s Choice Award, which will be voted on by the public from October 16-22. This award goes to a business chosen by the community as a demonstrating overall excellence in business and outstanding positive contribution to the community.

Nominate a Biz

 

Awards Celebration

Local businesses can reserve up to two free seats at this annual event in November, featuring the awards presentation, networking, refreshments and entertainment.

Thursday, November 22 from 6-8PM
POCO Inn & Suites
1545 Lougheed Highway, Port Coquitlam, BC V3B 5V5

 

 

Contact

Athena von Hausen
Planner 1, Development Services
Tel 604.927.5432
Email vonhausena@portcoquitlam.ca

2017 Awards

Congratulations to the 49 nominees and 5 winners of the 2017 PoCo Best Biz Awards! The awards were presented at the PoCo Best Biz Awards Celebration, a night of networking, refreshments, entertainment and celebration held on November 9, 2017 at the PoCo Inn & Suites.

Check out last year’s 2017 Winners and Nominees!