Big Bold Brand Inc. in North Vancouver, founded by branding expert Karley Cunningham to help businesses resolve their strategic, branding, marketing and sales challenges, is up for the award, it was announced Monday.
The Best Innovation award recognizes a business that develops advanced or innovative technologies to meet the needs of industry in B.C. The business must contribute to making the province a strong and rapidly growing innovation economy and help create a positive impact in their industry and community, stated a news release from Small Business BC.
Big Bold Brand Inc. was nominated specifically because of its work to expand its business operations through digitizing their services and processes, and ultimately thriving during the pandemic, according to the release.
A total of 937 nominations were received this year, representing 558 small businesses in 88 communities across the province.
The finalists will be required to make a presentation about their business to a panel of judges.
The winners of the Small Business BC Awards will be announced during a three day virtual gala from May 4 to May 6.