Vancouver's HootSuite among this year's Top BC Exporters; Awards gala in October

Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters BC Division and the Ministry of Jobs, Tourism and Innovation announced B.C.’s Top  Exporters for 2011 yesterday. 

“We are pleased to announce this year’s finalists,” said Peter Jeffrey, Vice President, CME B.C.  “This year’s selection process was considerably challenging.  We received more than 500 nominations from around the province this year, the most we have ever had.”

“I want to offer my congratulations to year’s finalists, all of whom have helped drive B.C.’s export growth,” said Pat Bell, Minister of Jobs, Tourism and Innovation. “These companies, regardless if they’re established players or up-and-comers, are proof that exporting leads to success. The ability to export our products is key in building B.C.’s economy and the Province will continue to assist our companies connect to opportunities in international markets.” 

This year’s Top finalists in the tech scene are MDA, Stemcell Technologies, and Avigilon for "Advancing Technologies," ParetoLogic for "Consumer Products," HootSuite for "New Exporter," Neverblue, Nerd Corps Entertainment, and Arcana Studio for "New Media," Gemcom Software for "Professional and Services," and Dr. Battery for "Sustainability."

B.C.’s top business leaders and government officials will be in attendance at the 29th annual gala luncheon to celebrate the announcement of the winners from the nine business categories and name the 2011 Exporter of the Year, the Leadership Award winner, and the International Business Studies Award winner.  This year’s B.C. Export Awards Gala will take place on October 28, at the Hyatt Regency in Vancouver.

The B.C. Export Awards is the longest running ceremony of its kind in Canada, and celebrates the valuable role that the export industry plays in the B.C. economy. 

ParetoLogic, Inc.
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

Based in Victoria, B.C., ParetoLogic is a thriving software company that develops and globally markets PC security and optimization software. Our company enjoys a dynamic and team oriented work environment in which all ideas and innovations are welcome and each employee has the opportunity to shine. If you can match our commitment to customer service and our passion for creating the best... more

Hootsuite Media, Inc.
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Hootsuite is the world’s most widely used social media relationship platform. More than 10 million users, including 744 of the Fortune 1000 companies, trust Hootsuite to manage their social media programs across multiple social networks from one integrated dashboard. Learn more about how Hootsuite is revolutionizing communication at more

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