Awards nominations closing

The nomination deadline of Dec. 15 is approaching for the 16th Annual Vancouver Island Business Excellence Awards

The nomination deadline of Dec. 15 is approaching for the 16th Annual Vancouver Island Business Excellence Awards, set for Jan. 21, 2016 at the Coast Bastion Hotel in Nanaimo.

“The Business Excellence Awards recognizes the top companies from all over Vancouver Island in 17 different categories,” says Mark MacDonald of the Business Examiner, which coordinates the event. “It’s a great opportunity to recognize the hard work put in by businesses throughout the year.”

Information: email mark@businessexaminer.ca, call 1-866-758-2684 ext. 120, or visit: www. businessexaminer.ca/events

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