2023 Award Categories
Nominate another business or submit your application for your business to be considered for one of the Alberta Business Awards of Distinction.
Be considered for the 2023 Alberta Business Awards of Distinction.
Entries for the 2023 Alberta Business Awards of Distinction are being accepted in the following categories:
Finalists in all award categories are eligible for the Alberta’s Best of Business Award of Distinction. This form is only accessible as the second part of all other submissions. It cannot be applied for by itself.
Recognizes the business that best exemplifies the qualities of effective leadership, innovatively applied know-how, and excellent potential for growth, shows a high level of social, cultural, and environmental awareness, has demonstrated commitment to the wider community; engages in continuous learning or other improvement opportunities designed to advance the economic, social, and environmental prospects of the enterprise.
Recognizes a female entrepreneur for outstanding achievement in business and who is a positive role model within her community.
Recognizes a small business which best reflects the outstanding spirit and success of Alberta’s small business community.
Recognizes the business success of individuals who were born outside of Canada and now call Alberta home. This award honours the work and efforts of newcomer entrepreneurs who have overcome unique challenges to build successful organizations in Alberta and make meaningful contributions to the Alberta economy.
Recognizes a business/ organization that endorses a distinct strategy or program that promotes mentorship internally or externally.
Recognizes a business/organization that develops and implements successful marketing strategies that have a demonstrable impact on business outcomes.
Recognizes a business/organization that has impact/influence on a community by making that community a more attractive place to work, live, visit and play.
Recognizes an inclusive business/organization which demonstrates best practices in recognizing and appreciating diversity so that employees, clients, customers and others are respected and valued as unique individuals.
Recognizes a business/organization that demonstrates outstanding achievement in exporting products or services outside of Canada’s borders.
Recognizes a business/organization that demonstrates best practices when it comes to initiatives, programs, and benefits that enhance the physical and mental health and well-being of its employees.
Recognizes a First Nation, Metis or Inuit owned business that demonstrates outstanding achievement in business and incorporates entrepreneurial and cultural concepts into its operation for long-term success.
Recognizes a business/organization that has developed a process, product or service that is original and is directly contributing to profitability & or market share.