The BC Export Awards are the province’s most prestigious awards paying tribute to the success and innovative approaches of BC export companies.  Extending across industries the awards recognize achievements in 12 different categories and are a celebration of the contributions exporters have made to both the provincial and national economy. Conceived in 1982, the program has recognized over 300 companies since its inception, reflecting the growth and diversity of BC’s economy over the past 30 years.

AdvantageBC is working with the BC Export Awards to recognize the innovative approaches and unique contributions of BC registered export companies as well as the individuals who contribute to their success. We encourage you to apply today for the annual awards program. AdvantageBC is a proud sponsor of the Professional Services award category.  

Award Categories: Emerging Exporter; Sustainability; Professional Services; Manufactured Products; Natural Resources; Advancing Technology & Innovation; Consumer Products; Digital Media & Entertainment; Minister’s Award for Export Job Creation; Leadership Award; International Business Studies Award. In addition, an Exporter of the Year Award is presented to one of the sector award winners.

Benefits of becoming one of BC’s Top Exporters:

All finalists are profiled in Business in Vancouver newspaper and showcased at the awards gala, attended by approximately 500 leading representatives from the BC export community.

Benefits of winning an award:

  • Media promotion to enhance profile with customers, investors and government representatives
  • Immediate national and international profile
  • Increased credibility with customers and investors
  • A boost for employee morale through recognition of their efforts


The BC Export Awards provides a platform for municipalities, professional services companies, sponsors and media to support exporters in their local communities through nomination and local recognition.  The nomination process gives the nominating party the opportunity to show their direct support for the organization they nominate.

The BC Export Awards provides a premier networking opportunity for attendees. Attending this event will allow you and your business to connect with leading and emerging industry decision-makers within the BC export sector.

Learn more on the BC Export Awards website:

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