Specific Eligibility Requirements

Judges will consider the extent to which initiatives describe outstanding business achievement through:

  • Incorporation of intercultural relations and Indigenous values into organizational culture and business practices
  • Value-added benefits to Indigenous communities and individuals in at least one Alberta community as a result of implementing best practices, including economic development, employment and training, and community engagement
  • Meaningful action to advance the principles of reconciliation through the organization’s policies and business practices

General Eligibility Requirements

  • Be operational in Alberta for a minimum of 3 fiscal 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
  • The business must demonstrate financial viability and sound potential for growth
  • 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
  • If you are a non-for-profit organization, no more than 30% of annual revenue can be directly funded by Government envelopes. This does not apply to regular procurement.
Contact

Sacha Knorr,
Alberta Chambers of Commerce
#714 Ledgeview, 9707 110 St NW
Edmonton, AB T5K 2L9

Email

sknorr@abchamber.ca

Other Categories

Customer Service Award of Distinction

Recognizes a business/organization that is successful in improving customer experiences in a measurable & strategic way.

Diversity Award of Distinction

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.

Indigenous Business Award of Distinction

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.

Health and Wellness Award of Distinction

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.