Six local businesses make top 10 semi-finalists for Small Business B.C. Awards

Six businesses in Victoria have made it into the top 10 semi-finalists for the 14th annual Small Business B.C. Awards.

Six businesses in Victoria have made it into the top 10 semi-finalists for the 14th annual Small Business B.C. Awards.

The businesses include Next Generation Apparel for best concept, Studio Robazzo for best concept, Picture This Today 3D Inc. for best employer, Friendly Giant Window & Gutters for best employer, FreshWorks Studio for best immigrant entrepreneur and First Light Technologist for best international trade.

The businesses were given two months to gain as many votes as possible to be named in the top 10 semi-finalists in this year’s competition, which received 699 nominations from 72 communities across the province.

The top five finalists will be announced on Jan. 23. The winners of each category will be announced at the Small Business B.C. Awards Ceremony Feb. 23 at the Pan Pacific Vancouver.