About the Awards
The Vancouver Island Business Excellence Awards are an annual celebration of the organizations moving our local economy forward. Each year business leaders from across the region join to recognize growth and success from companies of all industries and sizes.
Automotive (car and truck dealers, mechanical and body repair, rentals)
Construction & Development
Entrepreneur of the Year
Financial Services (Institutions, wealth management, group benefits)
Green & Sustainability
Food & Beverage Production (agriculture, seafood, food products)
Health Care Services
Hospitality & Tourism
Manufactured Wood Products
Professional Services (legal, accounting, insurance, coaching)
Real Estate (offices, brokers, teams)
Technology (software, innovation, etc)
Retail Business of the Year (brick and mortar or e-commerce)
Trades (HVAC, plumbing, electrical, roofing, etc.)
Small Business (under 20 employees & under $1 million in sales)
Business of the Year (over 50 employees & over $1 million in sales)
All nominations are reviewed by a panel of 3rd party judges not employed by the Business Examiner News Group.
Judges make their decisions based exclusively on the information included in the nomination forms. Please ensure each question is answered entirely so they have an accurate picture of each nominee.