BC Export Awards


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 8 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. 

One of the winners in those categories will be proclaimed Exporter of the Year.

The 2022 award winners will be announced at an in-person event in February 2023 at the Terminal City Club in Vancouver 10am - 2 p.m. 


2022 Finalists are (in alphabetical order):

Advancing Technology: Copperleaf Technologies, East Side Games, Ecoation Innovative Solutions Inc.

Clean Technology: Ecoation Innovative Solutions Inc. Loop Energy, Terramera Inc.

Consumer Products: Naturally Homegrown Foods Ltd., Tru Earth Environmental Products Inc., WTFast.

Digital and Media Entertainment: Atomic Cartoons, Charm Games Inc., WTFast.

Emerging Exporter: Acuva Technology, MineSense, Wen Plastics.

Manufactured Products: Terramera Inc., Tru Earth Environmental Products Inc., VMAC Global Technologies.

Natural Resources: Jealous Fruits Ltd., MineSense, 7 Seas Fish Co.

Professional Services: Charm Games Inc., Copperleaf Technologies, MineSense.

Nominations 2023 will be open from March 7th, 2023 to August 1th, 2023 for an event in November 2023.


Presenting sponsor

BC Government Ministry of Jobs, Economic Development and Innovation

BC Government Ministry of Jobs, Economic Development and Innovation
Gold Sponsor

2020 Finalists & Winners

The 38th annual B.C. Export Awards  were presented virtually at a February 16 ceremony.  Presentations were made to the winners in the categories of Advancing Technology, Emerging Exporter, Manufactured Products and Professional Services. One of the winners in those categories was declared Exporter of the Year. 

BIV wishes to give a special thanks to this year’s judges: Allison Boulton, Jim Anholt, Renee Umezuki and Andrew Wynn-Williams for their contributions and to the provincial government for its ongoing support. 2021 BC Export Awards nomination information will soon be available on this page. 

You can view the virtual award ceremony here

2020 Export Award Nominees and Winners:

Advancing Technology Category:

  • EnWave Corp.
  • Global Relay (winner)
  • Quadrogen Power Systems

Emerging Exporter Category:

  • Big Mountain Foods (winner)
  • MetaOptima Technology Inc.
  • Mimik Technology Inc

Manufactured Products Category:

  • Artron Labs
  • BE Power Equipment
  • Kalesnikoff Mass Timber and Lumber (winner)

Professional Services Category:

  • Codan Communications
  • MTU Maintenance Ltd.
  • Top Flight Elite Training and Charter Services Inc. (winner)


Exporter of the Year:

  • Global Relay