Erin Stagg says that she felt extremely honoured when she heard her name called at the 2019 Prince George Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards Gala on October 18, 2019 as the winner of the 1st ever Top Indigenous Business of the Year award. The PG Chamber initiated the new award as part of the annual Business Excellence Awards program to recognize the importance of indigenous owned businesses to the Prince George economy.
Pacific BioEnergy President and CEO, John Stirling presented Erin with her award. John says that Pacific BioEnergy is honoured to sponsor the Top Indigenous Business of the Year award that recognizes the best of indigenous business ownership. Pacific BioEnergy has a long-standing business partnership with the Nazko First Nation west of Quesnel and sponsoring the Top Indigenous Business of the Year award is another step in developing excellent working relationships with indigenous communities and entrepreneurs. John also extends best wishes to the other three finalists in the award category and commits to sponsoring the Top Indigenous Business of the Year award at the 2020 PG Chamber Business Excellence Awards.