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  • The Lethbridge Chamber of Commerce celebrates the best in local business at the 2019 Business of the Year Awards Gala, October 17th 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.

    Join us as we celebrate outstanding business in Lethbridge at the 2019 Business of the Year Awards!

    Nominations close at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, August 16, 2018.

  • Award Categories Award Categories

  • Business Ethics Award Business Ethics Award

    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 Business Leadership Award

    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 Business Legacy Award

    Is awarded to a business or business person in business for more than 20 years whose efforts have accomplished extraordinary things that have benefited Lethbridge and area in unique and meaningful ways. These businesses and people are inspirational role models for the community.

    Business of the Year Award Business of the Year Award

    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.

    Environmental Stewardship Award Environmental Stewardship Award

    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 Excellence in Customer Service Award

    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.

    Indigenous Engagement Award Indigenous Engagement Award

    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.

    Innovation & Advancement Award Innovation & Advancement Award

    Is awarded to a business that has successfully executed a change within their organization or
    produced or created an innovation.

    New Business of the Year Award New Business of the Year Award

    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.

    Outstanding Employer Award Outstanding Employer Award

    This award is given to an employer who has a demonstrated history of providing a strong employee focused culture.

    Spirit of Lethbridge Award Spirit of Lethbridge Award

    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 Peoples’ Choice Award

    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.

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