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Alberta Business Awards

Small Business Award of Distinction

 

The Small Business Award of Distinction is given to a small business owner who best reflects the outstanding spirit and success of the province’s small business community.

 

If you would like to nominate a business or organization please proceed to the nominate page.

Award applicants are not required to be a member of an Alberta Chamber of Commerce. 

Entry Deadline:

In order to be eligible, your submission must be received by the Alberta Chambers of Commerce office no later than 4:00 p.m., October 31, 2017. Due to the number of entries received, entry packages cannot be returned. If unable to submit your application electronically, please submit a printed copy of this form and all other documents to the following:

2018 Alberta Business Awards of Distinction
c/o Alberta Chambers of Commerce
1808 – 10025 – 102A Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2Z2

General Eligibility Requirements

To be a valid entry in the Alberta Business Awards of Distinction, your business must:

  • have operated in Alberta for a minimum of three years
  • be operating in Alberta and continue to do so at the time of the awards presentation
  • employ Albertans to produce goods and/or provide services
  • not have won in the same category in the past three years
  • not have anyone in your management, on your board, or in your employ serving on the Alberta Business Awards of Distinction judging committee for this category

Specific Eligibility Requirements

In addition to the General Eligibility, applicants must meet the following specific requirements.

  • Be (primarily) Alberta owned and operated
  • Have 50 or fewer full-time equivalent employees
  • Have less than $5 million/year in sales revenue
  • Be profitable in each of the last three years
  • Demonstrate significant achievement in business

To begin your application process, please provide concise details for each requirement as it relates to your organization in the space provided. All fields are required.

STEP TWO: The Premier’s Award of Distinction form is mandatory to apply for this award and must be completed.

Business Profile

Business Legal Name

Business Operating Name

(as you require it to appear in print)

Name of Owner(s) or CEO

Title

Email

Address (Head Office)

Address (Operating Office)

Phone

Fax

Number of Employees in Alberta

Date of Incorporation (if applicable) (DD/MM/YYYY)

Date Operations Commenced in Alberta (DD/MM/YYYY)

Product and/or Service Supplied

Submitter Profile

Submitter Name

Title

Submitter Email

Submitter Phone

Submitter Fax

How did you hear of the Alberta Business Awards of Distinction

Submission Details

Describe your business achievements of the past three years


What percentage of your business activity takes place within the Province of Alberta?


Describe your involvement in your community at-large


Provide any additional information that you think might help us evaluate your submission

Premier’s Award of Distinction

Finalists in all award categories are eligible for the Premier’s Award of Distinction and must complete the form fields below with this specific category entry application to be eligible for the Premier’s Award.

This prestigious award is presented to an Alberta business that:

  • is helping to build a better Alberta
  • demonstrates outstanding achievement and leadership
  • demonstrates ongoing, consistent involvement in community events and organizations locally and/or provincially.

The winner will be announced to media across the province and will be presented with a special award at the Gala.

How does your organization build a better Alberta? (For example, leading edge thinking, risk taking, entrepreneurial practices, environmental responsibility, global focus, fun, friendly attitude)


How does your organization demonstrate outstanding achievement and leadership in Alberta? (For example, describe your organization’s productivity, successful ventures, innovation, diversity, ethical practices)


Describe your organization’s ongoing and consistent involvement in community events and local and/or provincial organizations.


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