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THE BEST OF B.C. I 2019

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CONTENTS THE BEST OF BC I 2019

BOOK OF LISTS

B.C.’S TOP COMPANIES B.C.’S BIGGEST EMPLOYERS B.C.’S FASTEST GROWING

LISTS BY CATEGORY Achievers Public companies in B.C. — 7 ,8 ,10 ,11 Highest-paid executives in B.C. — 12, 13, 14, 15 Fastest-growing companies in B.C. — 16, 18, 20, 21 This section sponsored by Finance & Professional Accounting firms in B.C. — 24 Financial planning firms in Metro Vancouver — 26 Insurance brokers in B.C. — 28 Non-mining mergers and acquisitions of 2018 — 30 Employee benefit companies in B.C. — 31 Law firms in Metro Vancouver — 32 Banks in B.C. — 34 Credit unions in B.C. — 34 Engineering firms in B.C. — 35 Professional organizations in B.C. — 36

INDEX OF LISTS Accounting firms in B.C. — 24 Architecture firms in Metro Vancouver — 64 B.C. construction starts in 2018 — 51 Banks in B.C. — 34 Breweries in B.C. — 81 Commercial printers in Metro Vancouver — 40 Commercial property managers in B.C. — 66 Commercial real estate brokerages in B.C. — 60 Communication technology firms in B.C. — 49 Construction companies in B.C. — 62 Consumer shows in the Lower Mainland — 44 Convention and meeting venues in B.C. — 38 Credit unions in B.C. — 34 Digital agencies in B.C. — 43 Employee benefit companies in B.C. — 31 Engineering firms in B.C. — 35 Fastest-growing companies in B.C. — 16, 18, 20, 21 Financial planning firms in Metro Vancouver — 26 Forestry companies in B.C. — 69 Highest-paid executives in B.C. — 12, 13, 14, 15 Insurance brokers in B.C. — 28 Law firms in Metro Vancouver — 32 Manufacturers in Metro Vancouver — 74, 75, 76, 77 Mining companies in B.C. — 78 Non-mining mergers and acquisitions of 2018 — 30 Professional organizations in B.C. — 36 Public companies in B.C. — 7 ,8 ,10 ,11 Public golf courses in B.C. — 80 Public relations firms in B.C. — 42 Real estate deals of 2018 — 52, 54, 56, 58 Security companies in B.C. — 72 Software companies in B.C. — 46 Surrey-based employers — 70 Tech companies in B.C. — 47, 48 Tourist attractions in B.C. — 82 Trade shows in the Lower Mainland — 44

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Marketing & Media Convention and meeting venues in B.C. — 38 Commercial printers in Metro Vancouver — 40 Public relations firms in B.C. — 42 Digital agencies in B.C. — 43 Trade shows in the Lower Mainland — 44 Consumer shows in the Lower Mainland — 44 Technology Software companies in B.C. — 46 Tech companies in B.C. — 47, 48 Communication technology firms in B.C. — 49

Real Estate & Construction B.C. construction starts in 2018 — 51 Real estate deals of 2018 — 52, 54, 56, 58 Commercial real estate brokerages in B.C. — 60 Construction companies in B.C. — 62 Architecture firms in Metro Vancouver — 64 Commercial property managers in B.C. — 66

Goods & Services Forestry companies in B.C. — 69 Surrey-based employers — 70 Security companies in B.C. — 72 Manufacturers in Metro Vancouver — 74, 75, 76, 77 Mining companies in B.C. — 78 Leisure Public golf courses in B.C. — 80 Breweries in B.C. — 81 Tourist attractions in B.C. — 82

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