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  • Business of the Year Awards
  • The Lethbridge Chamber of Commerce celebrates the best in local business at the 2017 Business of the Year Awards Gala, October 19th at the Coast Hotel and Conference Centre, during Small Business Week.

    Every year, the Chamber recognizes the contributions of outstanding businesses, entrepreneurs and professionals to the Lethbridge business community.  With twelve categories, the Business of the Year Awards provides recognition to outstanding Lethbridge businesses.

  • Business of the Year Award Descriptions Business of the Year Award Descriptions

    ​Awards:

    • Aboriginal Opportunities Award (sponsored by: KPMG)
      The Aboriginal Opportunities Award is awarded to a business that demonstrates outstanding achievements in Indigenous relations including entrepreneurs, economic development, employment
      and training and Indigenous community support.
    • Business Ethics Award (sponsored by: Better Business Bureau)
      The Business Ethics Award is presented to the organization that best demonstrates a commitment to advancing marketplace trust through ethical business practices.
    • Business Leadership Award (sponsored by: Select People Solutions & Teamworks Career Centre)
      The Business Leadership Award is presented to a business or person that deserves special recognition for their impact on enhancing the community through exceptional leadership in business.
    • Business Legacy Award (sponsored by: Omega Flooring Ltd.)
      The Business Legacy Award is presented to a business or person, in business for over 20 years, who has accomplished extraordinary things and has benefi tted Lethbridge and area in unique and meaningful ways. They are role model in our community. This award may be presented posthumously.
    • Environmental Stewardship Award (sponsored by: Avison Young)
      The Environmental Stewardship Award is presented to a business that demonstrates leadership and best practices in environmental sustainability through their business operations or community engagement.
    • Excellence in Customer Service Award (sponsored by: Sandman Hotel & Prime Catering)
      In honour of former Chamber President Estelle Botfield, the Excellence in Customer Service Award is presented to a business that provides exceptional customer service on a consistent basis.
    • Innovation & Advancement Award (sponsored by: University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Management)
      The Innovation & Advancement Award is presented to a business that has successfully executed a major change within their organization, or has created an innovation.
    •  Outstanding Employer Award (sponsored by: LA Chefs Catering & Events) 
      The Outstanding Employer Award is presented to an employer who has a demonstrated history of providing a strong employee focused culture. This may include strong policies regarding employee retention, training, professional development, advancement, unique compensation strategies, flexibility in the workplace with respect to scheduling, or has implemented other strategies to build an engaged and loyal team.
    • Spirit of Lethbridge Award (sponsored by: Sparkplug Consulting)
      The Spirit of Lethbridge Award is presented to a business or organization that serves to promote the community through time, talent and volunteer engagement. This award will be given to a business or organization whose example demonstrates excellence in the enthusiastic support and promotion of the community.
    • Peoples’ Choice Award (sponsored by Allan Friesen/The Silverberg Group)
      The Peoples’ Choice Award is presented to the business chosen from the entire slate of Business of the Year nominees through an online and ballot voting campaign. Last year, there were over 6,100 votes cast for the Peoples’ Choice Award.
    • New Business of the Year Award (sponsored by: Avail CPA)
      The New Business of the Year Award is presented to business who has been in operation for less than three years that demonstrates great potential for future success.
    • Business of the Year Award (sponsored by: BDC & Community Futures Lethbridge Region)
      In honour of former Chamber President Dalton Jordan, the Business of the Year Award is presented to the top business of the year in Lethbridge. This is an outstanding business that has demonstrated commitment to performance excellence.
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  • 2017 Business of the Year Awards 2017 Business of the Year Awards

    The 2017 Business of the Year Awards will take place Thursday, October 19 at the Coast Lethbridge Hotel & Conference Centre.

    Cocktails at 5:30

    Dinner at 6:30

    Tickets:
    Single ticket: $105
    Table of eight: $850