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 6 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. 

Nominations are now open for the 2021 Awards and winners will be announced at a ceremony on November 19th, 2021 at the Terminal City Club. 


Presenting Partner

Ministry of Jobs, Economic Development and Competitiveness

Ministry of Jobs, Economic Development and Competitiveness
Gold Sponsors

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