Shahrzad Rafati (l), CEO of BroadbandTV Corp., with Innovators panellist David Ian Gray of DIG360 Consulting. BroadbandTV placed first on the 2012 Innovators list.
From left: Joshua Zoshi, president and founder of Saltworks Technologies Inc.; Jackie Peterson of CrossBorder PR; and Ben Sparrow, CEO and founder of Saltworks Technologies Inc. Saltworks ranked second on the 2012 Innovators list.
The team from Enwave Corp. (from left): director and EVP of sales Bino Anand; director of marketing and corporate affairs Brent Charleton; and chairman and CEO Dr. Timoth Durance. Enwave was number 20 on the 2012 Innovators list.
Idea Rebel Interactive Inc. president Jamie Garratt (l) and general manager Chris Murphy. Idea Rebel was number 9 on the 2012 Innovators list.
Debrand Services' Amelia Ufford (l) and co-founder Wes Baker. Debrand was number 14 on the 2012 Innovators list.
From left: Timothy Costello, marketing and sales manager of Curious Mind Productions Inc., with Shaylen Anita and Andria Li. Curious Mind Productions was number 19 on the 2012 Innovators list.
Jennifer Kerr (l), with Terry McBride, co-founder of Pure Freedom YYoga Wellness Inc. YYoga was number 17 on the 2012 Innovators list.
Endurance Wind Power Inc.'s Ana Kozjak (l) and VP of global sales/marketing and business development Roderick Brost. Endurance was number 12 on the 2012 Innovators list.
The team from SendtoNews Video Inc. (from left): David Davies, VP of corporate communications; Greg Bobolo, CEO; Leigh Kjekstad, video reporter; and Marc Hoelscher, founding partner and VP of marketing. SendtoNews was number 4 on the 2012 Innovators list.
1-888-Wow-1Day! Painting's PR manager, Aly-Khan Virani (l), and founder, Jim Bodden. Wow-1Day! Painting was number 11 on the 2012 Innovators list.
The team from Blenz the Canadian Coffee Co. (from left): co-founder Sarah Moen; VP of development Larry Kinash; executive assistant Vita Zhuk; and director of training Layla Osberg. Blenz was number 13 on the 2012 Innovators list.
Sharon Shaver (l) with Brookside Foods president Ken Shaver. Brookside was number 6 on the 2012 Top Innovators list.
Awesense Wireless's Wes Reith (l) and CEO Mischa Steiner-Jovic. Awesense was number 5 on the 2012 Innovators list.
Suzanne Siemans (l) of Lunapads International Products Inc., with Kristy Todd Millar of HSBC. Lunapads International Products was number 17 on the 2011 Innovators list.
BCBusiness magazine account manager Kuldip Gill (l), with Canada Wide Media Ltd. chairman and CEO Peter Legge.
Zymeworks Inc.'s Candice Madalena (l) and Igor D'Angelo. Zymeworks was number 12 on the 2011 Innovators list.
From left: Joel DeYoung, director at Modo the Car Co-op; Phil Baudin, executive director at Modo; and Cory LePage of Lunapads International Products Inc. Modo the Car Co-op and Lunapads International Products Ltd. were both on the 2011 Innovators list at
BCBusiness 2012 Innovators Gala
Vancouver Convention Centre
March 29, 2012
The third annual BCBusiness Innovators Gala revealed the top 20 companies in the province that are disrupting their sectors with radical ideas and new ways of doing business. From a company unlocking the value of online videos to a technology that could help solve the global water crisis, a wide scope of innovators were recognized for their achievements.
Past winners mingled with new at the Vancouver Convention Centre while Canada Wide Media Ltd. chairman and CEO Peter Legge and BCBusiness executive editor David Jordan presented the awards. Following the presentation, guests hopped in the Innovators photo booth to get snapshots of themselves on a faux-BCBusiness magazine cover.
Congratulations to all of the winners! If you would like to nominate your company for the 2013 Innovators, fill out our online nomination form.