BizQuest Quinte, a business video contest by Trenval Business Development Corporation (Trenval) has launched their second contest that will see three businesses win cash and prizes through entry, selection and public voting.

This video contest is for locally owned businesses in the Belleville, Quinte West, Stirling-Rawdon, Tyendinaga Township, Tyendinaga MBQ and Deseronto. There will be nearly $18,000 in cash and prizes to be awarded.

This online platform will showcase businesses in three business categories:

  • Start (business in operation 6-24 months)
  • Grow (business in operation 25 months – 5 years)
  • Thrive (business in operation 5+ years)

Each business will submit a short 1-2 minute video. A panel of community volunteers will judge all submissions and select 5 finalists from each category. The public will vote for 1 winner in each category. A total of 3 winners will be awarded, 1 in each of the 3 categories.

Entries are to be submitted by April 28 with public voting commencing May 12. A total of three winners will be announced on May 31 and will be featured at Trenval’s Annual General Meeting in June.

“This is the second year we are running this contest and we welcome all businesses to submit an entry. Businesses can utilize our new media room to record their videos. This year we have prize sponsors including Post Media, Quinte Photo Studio, Simple Desk, Free Flow Petroleum and Quinte West Chamber of Commerce,” said Chantal Ouellet, Communications Assistant at Trenval.

For contest details on how to enter visit