Alberta Business Awards

Health and Wellness Award of Distinction

The 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 and their families, both in and outside the workplace. The award will recognize businesses/organizations that emphasize one or more major health and wellness initiatives, for example:

  • Policies and programs specifically designed to support the health and well-being of employees and their families
  • Initiatives that enhance the workplace environment when it comes to employees’ overall health and well-being (e.g. fitness facilities/classes, fresh fruit, healthy meals, ergonomic workstations, onsite counseling, massage, etc.)
  • Use of technology to complement and enhance the organization’s health and wellness strategy

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

Specific Eligibility Requirements

In determining the winner of this Award, judges will consider the extent to which initiatives described meet the following requirements:

  • Provide consistent and ongoing health and wellness support and resources for employees and their families
  • Demonstrate visible leadership commitment to the organization’s health and wellness initiatives and programs
  • Foster employee engagement and participation in the organization’s health and wellness initiatives and programs
  • Contribute to an overall culture and environment which support employees’ well-being, along with their continued development, personally and professionally

General Eligibility Requirements


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

  • 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


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



Entry Deadline


To be eligible, your submission must be received by the Alberta Chambers of Commerce office no later than February 22, 2022. 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:

Alberta Business Awards of Distinction
c/o Alberta Chambers of Commerce
#714 Ledgeview, 9707 110 St NW
Edmonton, Alberta T5K 2L9


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.

(Unless otherwise stated, the character limit for each response box is 3500 characters.)

If you have extra material (Marketing plans/images) that does not fit into the space provided within the form, and you would like the judges to consider, please email, mail, or courier it to:

Zoë LeParque

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


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