We are excited to announce that nominations for the 2024 Sunshine Coast People’s Choice Awards are opening on May 2nd! The 4th Annual Sunshine Coast People’s Choice Awards will put the spotlight on the eclectic diversity of local businesses we have here on the coast, celebrate and promote positive stories of community building and economic brilliance, and create a fun and inclusive online event, bringing our community together.


You can either nominate your own business or a local business that you love during the 2-week nomination period: May 2 at 11:00am through May 16 at 11:59pm. Learn more about the 2024 Nomination Period.

  • Nominators will click on the “It’s Time to Nominate” buttons below to nominate in the 129 established subcategories within this year’s four main categories: Food & Drink; Health, Wellness & Lifestyle; Retail; and Services.
  • You can nominate in one, some, or all of the 129 subcategories within the four main categories. You are allowed to enter one business nomination per subcategory.
  • Nominated businesses must offer a category appropriate product and/or service in order to have their business nominated in that subcategory.
  • A minimum of 3, and a maximum of 10, nominees for each subcategory will move through to the voting round. If more than 10 nominees are received for a given subcategory, the top 10 most-nominated businesses will move on.

Local Business Owners! We have a Digital Marketing Kit Available here for you to use on your social media channels to promote nominating your business for an award!


Nominate Sunshine Coast Retail Business
Nominate Sunshine Coast Health, Wellness, and Lifestyle Business
Nominate Sunshine Coast Service Business
Nominate Sunshine Coast Food and Drink Business


PROMOTE YOUR BUSINESS: We develop a DIGITAL MARKETING KIT each year with graphic assets that you can use to promote your local business and encourage your customers to nominate and vote for your business to receive a People’s Choice Award.

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES: The People’s Choice Awards are a celebration of business and entrepreneurial excellence here on the Sunshine Coast and your sponsorship helps to make this campaign special for all our local businesses! Learn More about the 2024 Sponsorship Opportunities here, and be sure to get involved in this exciting campaign this year!


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Art/Craft/Hobby Store
Auto Parts Store
Book Store
Butcher Shop
Cannabis Dispensary
Car Dealer
Children's Clothing Store
Delicatessen/Specialty Foods
Dollar Store
Electronics Store
Flooring Store
Garden Centre
General Store
Gift Store
Grocery Store
Health Food Store
Home Appliance/Mattress/Lighting Store
Home Furnishings/Decor Store
Home Improvement/Hardware Store
Lingerie Store
Liquor Store
Men's Clothing Store
Music Store/School
Optical Store
Paint/Painting Supply Store
Pet Supply Store
Pop-Up/Mobile Retail Vendor
Produce Store
Roadside Stand/Farm Gate
Seafood Store
Shoe Store
Sporting Goods/Outdoor Store
Thrift/Consignment Store
Tire Store
Toy Store
Women's Clothing Store
Zero Waste/Refill Store

Health, Wellness and Lifestyle

Accommodation - B&B/Private Rental
Accommodation - Hotel/Motel/Inn
Accommodation - Resort/Lodge
Art Gallery
Barber Shop
Dance Studio
Dental Clinic
Event/Festival - Coastwide
Event/Festival - Lower Coast (Gibsons to Davis Bay)
Event/Festival - Upper Coast (Sechelt to Egmont)
Event Space Rental
Family Entertainment
Farmers/Artisans Market
Golf Course