BCFPA Awards Nomination Form

Product of the Year Awards Nomination deadline: April 30th, 2019

All of Awards Nomination deadline: June 4, 2019

More information about awards.

Nominator Information
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Award Information

Member of the Year Award Criteria:

  • Awarded to a company
  • Must be a BCFPA Member
  • Must be engaged in BCFPA activities (Peer Groups, Committees, Board, Event Volunteers, Event attendees etc…)
  • Must contribute to the industry somehow through products and/or services

 

In the question fields below, please indicate why you have nominated this company or individual for this award. Please be as descriptive as possible based on the criteria provided.

Hall of Fame Award Criteria:

  • Processor Member
  • Awarded to a company 
  • 20+ years in business in BC
  • Have made significant contributions to the food, beverage, and natural health industry though any of the following:
  • Design, invention of equipment, product, process, or technical services.
  • A strong reputation in the industry that demonstrates leadership
  • Commitment to growth
  • Environmental sustainability
  • Innovative

 

In the question fields below, please indicate why you have nominated this company or individual for this award. Please be as descriptive as possible based on the criteria provided.

Leadership Award Criteria:

  • Awarded to a person within a company
  • 10+ years of work experience in the industry
  • Leads and inspires others to take on new initiatives to learn and grow
  • Committed to developing and mentoring future leaders
  • Committed to the growth and development of their organizations
  • Positive contribution to the community and environment
  • Sets a high standard of integrity through leading by example and presents themselves in a responsible and respectable manner

 

In the question fields below, please indicate why you have nominated this company or individual for this award. Please be as descriptive as possible based on the criteria provided.

Rising Star Award Criteria:

  • Awarded to a person
  • Must be a BCFPA Member
  • Less than 10 years in the industry
  • Demonstrates a desire to constantly learn and grow
  • Innovator and role model
  • Contribution to industry, community, and environment 

 

In the question fields below, please indicate why you have nominated this company or individual for this award. Please be as descriptive as possible based on the criteria provided.

 

Sustainability Award Criteria:

  • Awarded to a company
  • Must be a BCFPA Member
  • Leader in sustainability processes and practices
  • Positive contribution to the environment
  • Inspirational
  • Role Model

 

In the question fields below, please indicate why you have nominated this company or individual for this award. Please be as descriptive as possible based on the criteria provided.

 

Innovation Award Criteria:

  • Awarded to a company
  • Demonstrates innovation in any aspect of the company (eg. Processes, technology, ingredients, human resources, culture, engagement, sales and marketing, product development, health and safety, research and development)
  • Is seen as a leader and benchmark to industry
  • Has developed and implemented innovative practices and/or products within their company

 

In the question fields below, please indicate why you have nominated this company or individual for this award. Please be as descriptive as possible based on the criteria provided.

Safety Award Criteria:

  • Awarded to a company
  • Recognizes innovative programs, policies, tools or projects that assist in reducing workplace injuries
  • Registered in good standing with WorkSafeBC
  • Compliant with the British Columbia Occupational Health and Safety Regulation, Workers Compensation Act and the Standards and Building Code
  • Is seen as a leader and benchmark to industry
  • Has developed and implemented innovative workplace safety practices within their company

 

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Nominees for Product of the Year will be required to present their products before a panel of judges at FoodProWest, on Monday, June 3rd at Parq Hotel in Vancouver   Gold, Silver and Bronze Awards will be determined on that day, from a maximum of 35 entries.  Award winners will be announced at the BC Food and Beverage Award Gala and Dinner on September 17, 2019 at the Westin Bayshore.   We are also pleased to introduce a Natural Health Product Category of its own! 

Product Of The Year Award Criteria:

  • Awarded to a company’s product
  • BC made product
  • Must be a food, beverage, or natural health product
  • Taste (if applicable)
  • Appeal of product packaging
  • Innovative and unique product
  • Positive environmental/sustainable impact

 

In the question fields below, please indicate why you have nominated this company or individual for this award. Please be as descriptive as possible based on the criteria provided.

NOTE:  Each company is allowed ONE pitch.  Different products require a separate nomination.

A single product with multiple flavours can be nominated as one product.  Max 2 flavours can be submitted.  Differentiate the two flavour names under “Name of Product”.

All company products will be grouped together in one pitch.

The Export Award recognizes a company that exports food, beverage or natural health products manufactured in BC for direct-to-consumer or retail markets.

ELGIBILTIY

  • Awarded to a company
  • Have earned foreign revenue in excess of $100,000 in the past fiscal year
  • Have been exporting for a minimum of 2 years
  • Established a presence in one or more geographic markets

SELECTION CRITERIA

  • Demonstrated significant year-to-year percentage growth in value of export sales or increased sales volume over the past year
  • Demonstrated ability to overcome obstacles or other unique challenges in entering new international market(s).
  • Demonstrated quality of their export plan through use of innovation and strategies to promote brand awareness in their export market(s)
  • Shown notable growth in their overall business as a direct result of their export activities

 

In the question fields below, please indicate why you have nominated this company or individual for this award. Please be as descriptive as possible based on the criteria provided.

Tell us your story
For the Nominee: Tell us your story. You know your company, product and self best. Please use this space to supplement your nominator’s form with any other relevant information to ensure the judges are best able to select you as a finalist according to the criteria above. Thank you!