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Local company named best small business finalist

The BC public has voted and local business Discovery Trekking Outfitters Ltd. has been named one of the top-10 best small businesses in the province, as part of the Small Business BC Successful You Awards Contest (SYA).

Campbell River business Discovery Trekking Outfitters Ltd. is competing for two awards: the Best Company Award for demonstrating exceptional leadership as well as a proven track record of growth and profitability, and the Best Green Business Award recognizing their outstanding commitment to energy and sustainability.

Throughout the last two months the company gained enough online votes from their community to be named a top-10finalist in both award categories.

Finalists were selected by the residents of BC who benefit from these businesses, with votes collected online using social media, e-communications and word of mouth.

The Successful You Awards Contest recognizes the contributions outstanding BC entrepreneurs make in six award categories. This year’s finalists come from diverse sectors such as technology, hospitality, tourism and health care. Over 25 communities in British Columbia are represented.

The top 10 will go on to submit an application which judges will use to decide the top five finalists from each category, announced on Jan. 30.

The winners will be announced on Feb. 28 n Vancouver at the Successful You Awards Ceremony. More information on the finalists and the Successful You Awards can be found at www.successfulyou.ca.

For more information on Discovery Trekking Outfitters Ltd. visit http://successfulyou.ca/nominee/best-company/296

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