Insurance Bureau of Canada recognizes BC's small businesses

VANCOUVER, Feb. 29, 2012 /CNW/ - Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) congratulates Small Business BC and the winners of the 9th Annual Successful You Awards, held Tuesday evening, February 28.  IBC was the title sponsor of the ceremony that honoured the province's top small businesses in six categories:

  • Best Company: Williams & White
  • Best Concept: EightSix Network
  • Best Employer: Eclipse Awards
  • Best Green Business: Pemberton Valley Lodge
  • Best Community Impact: Kids Physio Group
  • Best Online Marketer: Masc 

"We're committed to showing our support to the small business community through this event," says Lindsay Olson, IBC's Vice-President, British Columbia, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. "The small business community has an incredible impact on our local economy, and the insurance industry is there as a partner to provide resources to help businesses thrive."

IBC has a long history of working with Small Business BC to help business owners understand their insurance needs for protecting themselves and their business. This is IBC's third year as title sponsor for the awards ceremony.

For business insurance information and risk management tips, visit www.ibc.ca. Business owners and consumers can also call our Consumer Information centre at 604-684-3635 or toll-free 1-877-772-3777, extension 222.

About Insurance Bureau of Canada

Insurance Bureau of Canada is the national industry association representing Canada's private home, car and business insurers. Its member companies represent 90% of the property and casualty (P&C) insurance market in Canada. The P&C insurance industry employs over 114,000 Canadians, pays more than $7 billion in taxes to the federal, provincial and municipal governments, and has a total premium base of $40 billion.

To view media releases and information, visit the media section of IBC's website at www.ibc.ca.


SOURCE INSURANCE BUREAU OF CANADA

For further information:

Helen Lialias
Media Relations Officer
Insurance Bureau of Canada
416-362-2031 ext. 4312
hlialias@ibc.ca

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