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 Feb. 12.

Anyone can vote for their favourite nominated business, and voters who live in Port Coquitlam will be entered in a draw for a $100 gift card to a local business.

Over 100 local businesses have been nominated in the four categories (Small Business, Big Business, Entrepreneur of the Year and Home-based). 204 nominations were received for the 2023 Best Biz Awards, the City’s eighth 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 Wed. Mar. 1 from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. at the Port Coquitlam Community Centre – Mabbett Hall (2150 Wilson Ave.) The evening will also include networking, refreshments and entertainment.

Local businesses may reserve up to two free seats at the celebration at until Feb. 24. 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 helps shine the spotlight on the contributions local businesses make to Port Coquitlam.

The awards are sponsored by the Downtown Port Coquitlam Business Improvement Association (PoCo BIA) and Tri-City News.

For more information about the awards, visit



Ximena Ibacache
Manager of Communications & Administrative Services
City of Port Coquitlam
Tel 604.927.5499