Vote for Your Favourite PoCo Business and Win

Voting for the People’s Choice winner in the PoCo Best Biz Awards is now open until Oct. 22.

Anyone can vote for their favourite nominated business, and those who live, work or do business in Port Coquitlam will be entered in a draw for a $100 gift card.

47 local businesses have been nominated in the four categories (Small Business, Big Business, Employer of the Year and Home-based). 81 nominations were received for the 2017 Best Biz Awards, the City’s fifth annual business recognition program. All nominees have been entered for the People’s Choice award, which is selected by the public.

Information about the nominees and an online voting form are posted at

The awards will be handed out at the PoCo Best Biz Awards Celebration on Thursday, Nov. 9 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the PoCo Inn & Suites. The evening will also include networking, refreshments and entertainment.

Local businesses are entitled to two free seats at the celebration and may reserve them at until Nov. 3. Space is limited so early registration is recommended.

The City of Port Coquitlam launched the awards program in 2013 to raise the profile of Port Coquitlam businesses, recognize their achievements and acknowledge the important role they play in the community.

The People’s Choice voting coincides with national Small Business Week, to help shine the spotlight on the contributions local businesses make to Port Coquitlam.

The awards are sponsored by Tri-City News, TELUS, Port Coquitlam Business Improvement Association and the Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce with support from Small Business BC, Galactic Entertainment, Vancity and Snapd Tri-Cities.

For more information about the awards, visit Questions may also be directed to Athena von Hausen, Planning Analyst at or 604-927-5432.


Pardeep Purewal
Manager of Communications
City of Port Coquitlam
T: 604-927-5335 c: 604-218-0533