Alberta Business Awards

Woman Entrepreneur Award of Distinction


Women entrepreneurs are positive role models for women and youth, and play an important role in reaching out to the community. The Woman Entrepreneur Award of Distinction recognizes outstanding achievement by women entrepreneurs that:

  • Best exemplify effective leadership, innovation, business growth and sustainability
  • Demonstrate cultural, social and environmental awareness
  • Demonstrate a commitment to enhancing the well being of the larger community

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

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

Entry Deadline:

In order to be eligible, your submission must be received by the Alberta Chambers of Commerce office no later than TBD. 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:

2018 Alberta Business Awards of Distinction
c/o Alberta Chambers of Commerce
1808 – 10025 – 102A Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2Z2

General Eligibility Requirements

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

  • Have operated in Alberta for a minimum of three 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
  • 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


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.

STEP TWO: The Alberta’s Best of Business Award of Distinction form is mandatory to apply for this award and must be completed.


Business Profile

Business Legal Name

Business Operating Name
(as you require it to appear in print)

Name of Owner(s) or CEO



Address (Head Office)

Address (Operating Office)



Number of Employees in Alberta

Date of Incorporation (if applicable) (DD/MM/YYYY)

Date Operations Commenced in Alberta (DD/MM/YYYY)

Product and/or Service Supplied

Submitter Profile

Submitter Name


Submitter Email

Submitter Phone

Submitter Fax

How did you hear of the Alberta Business Awards of Distinction

Submission Details

Describe the business—its history, products and/or services, financial and other performance indicators, markets and plans for growth, etc.

Provide a biographical profile for the nominee(s) that includes a description of business-related education or training received and direct involvement in the day-to-day management of the business

Discuss challenges the nominee(s) encountered in planning, establishing, and operating the business, and explain how the challenges were overcome.

Describe any unique or innovative aspects of the business and/or the nominee(s) such as: commitment to education and lifelong learning; any workforce development initiatives; environment and sustainability measures; employment programs or other means of engaging women in business opportunities and activities; and leader’s commitment or workforce programs designed to encourage good citizenship, community development, or volunteer activities.

Provide any additional information you feel is relevant to your submission for this award.

Alberta's Best of Business Award of Distinction

Finalists in all award categories are eligible for the Alberta's Best of Business Award of Distinction and must complete the form fields below with this specific category entry application to be eligible for the Award.

This prestigious award is presented to an Alberta business that:

  • is helping to build a better Alberta
  • demonstrates outstanding achievement and leadership
  • demonstrates ongoing, consistent involvement in community events and organizations locally and/or provincially.

The winner will be announced to media across the province and will be presented with a special award at the Gala.

How does your organization build a better Alberta? (For example, leading edge thinking, risk taking, entrepreneurial practices, environmental responsibility, global focus, fun, friendly attitude)

How does your organization demonstrate outstanding achievement and leadership in Alberta? (For example, describe your organization’s productivity, successful ventures, innovation, diversity, ethical practices)

Describe your organization’s ongoing and consistent involvement in community events and local and/or provincial organizations.

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