February 29, 2020

BUSINESS EXCELLENCE AWARDS GALA

Lakeside Golf Club

6:30 PM - 10 PM

BUSINESS EXCELLENCE AWARDS

Categories

The nominees must be a member or future member of the Chestermere Chamber of Commerce. Businesses can only be recognized in one category.


Community Spirit Award - Business

This award is presented to an organization that embodies the spirit of community cooperation and generosity.


Community Spirit Award - Individual

This award is presented to an individual who embodies the spirit of community cooperation and generosity.


Community Spirit Award - Not for Profit/Service Group

This award is presented to a not for profit organization or service group that embodies the spirit of community  cooperation and generosity.


Small Business of the Year

This award is presented to a Chestermere based business with 5 or less employees and has been in business for at least 3 years.  The recipient of this award will go above and beyond in business and will be using innovative methods to market and build community relations.  

Not for Profits and Home Based businesses are not eligible for this award.


Medium Business of the Year

This award is presented to a Chestermere based business with 6 to 30 employees and has been in business for at least 3 years.  The recipient of this award will go above and beyond in business and will be using innovative methods to market and build community relations.  

Not for Profits and Home Based businesses are not eligible for this award.


Large Business of the Year

This award is presented to a Chestermere based business with over 30 employees and has been in business for at least 3 years.  The recipient of this award will go above and beyond in business and will be using innovative methods to market and build community relations.  

Not for Profits and Home Based businesses are not eligible for this award.


Rising Star Business of the Year

This award is presented to a business operating for more than 1 year and less than 3 years, that has gained a positive reputation and demonstrates excellence in innovation management, marketing, customer service and integrity. 


Recreation, Leisure & Hospitality Excellence Award

This award recognizes a business or organization which has made a difference in the development of tourism in our area, offers unique programming or activities, exemplifies customer service, innovation and creativity and will continue to demonstrate excellence in the field.


Retail Excellence Award

This award is presented to a retail business that exemplifies excellence in performance, customer service, leadership, innovation, management and marketing. It is widely respected throughout Chestermere for its achievements and community engagement.


Dining Excellence Award

This award is presented to a restaurant that has made an outstanding contribution to Chestermere's culinary landscape. They have  set the standards for creating exceptional dining experiences and inspire others through creativity, knowledge and passion. They also maintain the highest standards of food quality and safety.


Best New Home Based Business

This award is presented to a business operating from home for more than 1 year and less than 3 years, that has gained a positive reputation and demonstrates excellence in innovation management, marketing, customer service and integrity.  


Home Based Business of the Year

This award is presented to a Chestermere  home based business that  has been in business for at least 3 years.  The recipient of this award will go above and beyond in business and will be using innovative methods to market and build community relations.   

Nomination Criteria

The deadline to submit nominations is January 31, 2020. All nominations will be presented to an unbiased panel of judges who will determine the winners.


  • All nominees must be located within the City of Chestermere
  • All nominees must have a valid City of Chestermere business license
  • The nominated Organization or Individual must be available to complete an Acceptance of Nomination form before being added to the list of nominees
  • The nominated Organization or Individual must attend the Business Excellence Awards Gala to accept the award.
  • The names of all nominees in each category will be posted on the Chestermere Chamber of Commerce Website and updated on a weekly basis.