New Business of the Year

Greater Victoria Chamber 2023 Business Awards | Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce


The New Business Award honours a new business (3 years or less from the date of incorporation) that has achieved outstanding business performance in a short period of time; demonstrates exceptional promise for continued growth; serves as an inspiration for other new businesses; and displays a commitment to the community.


Eligibility Requirements:

  1. Nominee must be an active business located or operating in the Greater Victoria Region
  2. Nominee must have been incorporated within the last 3 years
  3. Nominee does not have to be a member to be nominated, but must be a member to move on in judging
  4. Staff, immediate family and current Board members of The Chamber are not eligible to be nominated for this award

Two finalists will be announced after the judging period and invited to attend the 2023 Business Awards on 6:00pm, May 4, 2023 where the winner will be announced.

The two finalists will be contacted and filmed for a short video featuring their business that will be presented at the 2023 Business Awards. Ideally the video should feature/highlight the person who will be representing their business at the 2023 Business Awards.

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Criterion Weight
Outstanding business performance in a short period of time 22.5%
Exceptional promise for growth 22.5%
Serves as an inspiration to other new businesses 22.5%
Commitment to community 22.5%
Other noteworthy contributions and accomplishments 10.0%