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Announcing the ABAD 2022 Finalists!

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Alberta businesses deserve celebrating!

The votes are in and counted.

Congratulations on becoming a FINALIST

in the 2022 Alberta Business Awards of Distinction!

 

All 273 of this year’s submissions exemplified business excellence and it was no small task for our judges to narrow it down to our 52 finalists.

The Finalists will be printed in the Edmonton Journal, the Calgary Herald and community papers across the province; so watch for your business name!

Thank you again to all of the businesses who took part and to our sponsors and judges who make these awards possible.

 

We will be announcing our ABAD Category Award WINNERS and the Alberta Business of Distinction Award on June 24th, 2022 at the Renaissance Edmonton Airport Hotel.

 

ZOOM LINK for the interviews:

https://infiniteeventservices.zoom.us/j/7809756152

REQUIRED: Deadline May 6th, 2022

*REQUIRED* Complete and return the Media Release Form to gmorrison@abchamber.ca

Book the Finalist Virtual Interview for the ABAD Category reel! https://calendly.com/abad2022finalists

 

Documents for Finalists:

Tips n Tricks for the Finalists 

Templates for Media Releases –Version one Version two

ABAD Finalist Logos to use on Social Media channels and website: SMALL (64.6 KB)  LARGE (270.8 KB)

Download your Finalist Certificate (sorted alphabetically by business name):

AltaML Fit+Fierce Riverside Medical
AMPED2PLAY Fluor Rock Soup
Arctic Spas Future Fields Showbie
Bestea Chill Out Café G2V Optics Sicurica
Birch Mountain Enterprises LP Georgie Boy’s Painting Ltd. Strike Group
Bitcoin Well Hair Mantra Taza Development Corp.
City of Grande Prairie Inline Group Inc. TBC General Contracting
Clavis Studio Insight Psychological Inc. Teatro Restaurant Group
Connect Canada Immigration Services Inc. Kiwi Nurseries Ltd. The Heritage Centre by Mountain View Events
Cook with Meg Lloydminster Agricultural Exhibition Assoc. The Pink Wand Cleaning Services Ltd.
Cornerstone Co-op Memoirs Photography by Abi The Sodfather Sod Supply
de Sedulous Women Leaders Modern Muse Media Trixstar Live
Discover Coding Naturalee By Kacie Rainey True North Valve Solutions Inc.
Dr. Phone Fix  Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden Urban Beat Dance Studio
Fancii & Co. Pear Beauty Viterra
Dr.Phone Fix Pekarsky & Co. Warrior Women Inc.
Radicle Group Inc. Westgen Technologies Inc.

For any further questions or to share your excitement, please reach out to Glenda Morrison: 780-425-4180 ext #7

2021 Alberta Business Awards of Distinction Winners

Thank you to our returning partners and to all of our nominators, nominees, and finalists for making this year’s virtual event possible! If you missed it, you can view the full show recording here.

We are grateful that we have been able to continue recognizing and celebrating remarkable Alberta businesses throughout the pandemic, despite the restrictions on in-person gatherings. The resiliency and entrepreneurial spirit shown by Alberta businesses over the past 15 months is truly inspiring, and all of this year’s nominees and finalists deserve a round of applause.

We look forward to being able to return to an in-person event next year – don’t forget to follow us on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn for updates and to find out when nominations and submissions are open for next year’s awards.

Without further ado, here are the 2021 winners of the Alberta Business Awards of Distinction!

ABAD 2021 Winner Announcement

ABAD 2021 Media Release

Congratulations to the 2021 ABAD Winners:

 

Community Attraction Award of Distinction, in partnership with The Alberta Chambers of Commerce

  • Airdrie Festival of Lights (Airdrie)

 

Customer Service Award of Distinction, in partnership with The Alberta Chambers of Commerce

  • The Sodfather Sod Supply (Calgary)

 

Diversity Award of Distinction, in partnership with The Alberta Chambers of Commerce

  • Genesis Centre (Calgary)

 

Global Growth Award of Distinction, in partnership with MNP

  • Willowglen Systems (Edmonton)

 

Health and Wellness Award of Distinction, in partnership with Chambers Plan

  • To The Core Pilates & Nutrition (Lloydminster)

 

Indigenous Award of Distinction, in partnership with Syncrude

  • Strike Group (Calgary)

 

Leading Edge Award of Distinction, in partnership with MNP

  • Kinetisense (Medicine Hat)

 

Marketing Award of Distinction, in partnership with Postmedia Solutions

  • Radicle (Calgary)

 

Mentorship Award of Distinction, in partnership with The Alberta Chambers of Commerce

  • Masterpiece Southland Meadows (Medicine Hat)

  • YMCA of Medicine Hat (Medicine Hat)

 

Newcomer Entrepreneur Award of Distinction, in partnership with The Alberta Chambers of Commerce

  • Bulk Buy Wholesale (Edmonton)

 

Small Business Award of Distinction, in partnership with CPA Alberta

  • Rusticana Grocery (Canmore)

 

Woman Entrepreneur Award of Distinction, in partnership with MNP

  • Growing Greener Innovations (Edmonton)

 

Young Entrepreneur Award of Distinction, in partnership with The Alberta Chambers of Commerce

  • Local Laundry (Calgary)

  • Wee Wild Ones (Calgary)

 

Alberta’s Best of Business Award of Distinction, in partnership with The Alberta Chambers of Commerce

  • Home Hardware Building Centre (Lloydminster)

 

Announcing the ABAD 2021 Finalists!

 

 

 

The votes are in and counted and we would like to congratulate the 2021 ABAD finalists!

 

All 270 of this year’s submissions exemplified business excellence and it was no small task for our judges to narrow it down to our 52 finalists.

 

Thank you again to all of the businesses who took part and to our sponsors and judges who make these awards possible.

 
We will be announcing our ABAD 2021 winners at a virtual awards celebration on June 25, 2021 – more details will be made available in the coming weeks, so stay tuned!

ABAD 2021 finalists will be announced April 23!

 

We are excited to share that we set a new record for number of nominations and submissions again this year. We would like to applaud all of this year’s nominees and recognize all of the businesses that took the time to submit.

Due to the caliber of this year’s submissions and the record number of submissions we received, our judges needed a little more time to make their final selections.

This year’s finalists will be announced on Friday, April 23.

Congratulations to all of this year’s nominees and good luck!

2020 Alberta Business Awards of Distinction Award Winners

Thank you to our ABAD 2020 partners and to all of our nominators, nominees, and finalists for making this year’s event possible. This year more than ever, we are proud to be able to showcase our fantastic Alberta business community and the commitment to business excellence that all of this year’s nominees and finalists exemplify on a daily basis.

Congratulations to the winners of the 2020 Alberta Business Awards of Distinction:

ABAD 2020 Winner Announcement (PDF)

Thank you again to everyone who participated in this year’s awards and to our partners who made everything possible. If you missed it, you can view the full show recording here.

Don’t forget to follow us on TwitterFacebookInstagram, and LinkedIn to keep up with us, learn more about our finalists and winners, and stay in the loop for next year! See you in 2021!

New Event Date for ABAD 2020

 

Due to the provincial restrictions on gatherings this summer, we were unable to proceed with ABAD on June 19th, but we have EXCITING NEWS… We have changed the date to later in the year, October 9th. We truly want the opportunity to celebrate Alberta business excellence, and look forward to the opportunity to do this on October 9th, in the Renaissance Airport Hotel, Edmonton.

We of course will continue to monitor the climate and regulations set out by the Government and will keep updates coming as they are decided. We hope everyone is keeping safe and healthy.

Related: Announcing the 2020 ABAD Finalists

Announcing the 2020 ABAD Finalists

The votes are in and counted and we would like to congratulate the 2020 ABAD finalists!

 

 

2020 ABAD Finalist List (PDF)

 

The stakes were very high and the competition was fierce in each of our 13 categories. All 269 of this year’s submissions exemplified business excellence.

In these challenging and uncertain times, we hope that this news brings some positivity and optimism to our Alberta business community.

Thank you again to all of the businesses who took part and to our sponsors and judges who make these awards possible.

We will be announcing this year’s winners in the near future – we will be sure to keep updates coming as they are decided.

ABAD 2020 submissions have gone to the judges!

At a time when things are so uncertain in Alberta, and globally, we know that positivity is key! We appreciate things are difficult for many businesses right now. We would like to take this opportunity to recognize and thank all the businesses across Alberta who took the time to prepare submissions for this year’s Alberta Business Awards of Distinction.
 
We have forwarded all the submissions to the judges and will be announcing the finalists mid April. We wish every business the best of luck!
 
To view the full list of businesses who submitted their story, click here.
 
We know that this is a difficult time for employers and workers in Alberta and we want you to know that we are behind you. If you are in need of support, we encourage you to visit the Alberta Chambers of Commerce website for a list of resources and daily updates on government supports for those affected by COVID-19: www.abchamber.ca.

2019 Alberta Business Award Winners!!

Thank you to all the sponsors, nominators, finalists, and volunteers for helping make these awards possible – we quite literally could not do it without you!

 

This was one of the most competitive years ever, and while all our finalists are INCREDIBLE, without further ado, a HUGE congratulations to the winners of the 2019 Alberta Business Awards of Distinction:

 

Thank you all so much for being a part of these awards – we can’t wait to see what ABAD 2020 brings!

 

Don’t forget to follow us on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn to keep up with us, learn more about our finalists and winners, and stay in the loop for next year! See you in 2020!

 

New Categories Announced for the Alberta Business Awards of Distinction

 

The ACC is committed to continually improving the events and services we provide for our members and for Alberta’s business community. As such, we are pleased to announce a fresh look for the Alberta Business Awards of Distinction with a new suite of categories recognizing leadership excellence and best practices in Alberta’s evolving business environment.
We encourage the business community at large to consider these categories and think of a deserving business for the 2019 Awards.
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