Small businesses seek support

Small businesses seek community support to be named B.C.’s best.

PixelPoint Design & Consulting and Pomfennworks Studio are seeking votes to become finalists in Small Business BC’s Successful You Awards Contest.

In order to move on in the contest as top 10 finalists, the two companies need to gain as many votes as possible on the Successful You Awards website by Nov. 30.

PixelPoint Design and Consulting is a Comox-based website and graphic design firm that specializes in advertising strategies for small businesses. They are up against 21 B.C. businesses vying for the Best Online Marketer Award. The award recognizes creativity, originality and appeal in email and social media marketing campaigns.

Pomfennworks Studio is a resource centre for practising artists, performers and writers in Courtenay; encouraging and initiating public and private projects with the needs of the community in mind. Pomfennworks is nominated for the Best Community Impact Award, acknowledging a business that takes positive action to invest in its community, and the Best Company Award, recognizing the business that best demonstrates exceptional leadership as well as a proven track record of growth and profitability.

The 10th annual contest celebrates the top small businesses from across B.C. Entrepreneurs will be awarded in six diverse categories for contributions they make within their communities and to the greater economy.

To vote for PixelPoint Design and Consulting and Pomfennworks Studio, visit www.successfulyouawards.com.

The top 10 highest voted nominees will be announced as finalists Dec. 13, then go on to submit an application which judges will use to decide the top five finalists from each category, announced Jan. 30.

The winners will be announced at the awards ceremony Feb. 28 at the Pan Pacific Vancouver.

Nominations are open until Nov. 30. Visit www.successfulyou.ca.

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