Specific Eligibility Requirements

  • Be a newcomer to Canada within the last 10 years
  • Have operated in Alberta for a minimum of 1 and a maximum of 5 fiscal years
  • The business must demonstrate financial viability and sound potential for growth
  • Individual has achieved success despite the challenges and barriers of being a newcomer to Canada/Alberta
  • The nominee must also be living in Alberta for majority of the time within the past 5 years.

General Eligibility Requirements

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

  • 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

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.

Global Growth Award of Distinction

Recognizes a business/organization that demonstrates outstanding achievement in exporting products or services outside of Canada’s borders.

Customer Service Award of Distinction

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

Mentorship Award of Distinction

Recognizes a business/ organization that endorses a distinct strategy or program that promotes mentorship internally or externally.