Business / Business Person of the Year Award
The nominee has demonstrated excellence in business operations including financial management, environmental practices, viewed as a business leader, customer service, sales and marketing, strong track record of community involvement and support.
Skilled Trade Business
This will be given to a skilled trade business/individual that consistently demonstrates a high level of commitment to customer service and satisfaction – the candidate demonstrates a commitment to customer service over a prolonged period of time with an impact on sales.
Young Entrepreneur / Young Community Involvement
Outstanding individuals, under 30 years of age, who have started a new business venture or have been actively involved in our community.
Innovation Award for Visual Creativity
Awarded to a Business that consistently strives to have an inviting and attractive exterior, is well maintained and appropriate for the type of business. Window displays, where applicable, are fresh and seasonal and signage is simple, easy to understand and looks attractive.
New Business Venture Award
This will be awarded to a company that has been established for more than one year but less than 3 years. This could include the expansion of an existing business into a new venture. The new business/venture will demonstrate exceptional performance and financial viability. Judging takes into account the relative size of the business. Please note that change in ownership of a business does not, in itself, quality the entity as a new business.
Nominees must operate within the Arnprior / McNab Braeside community and will be considered for one award category per year. Winners in an award category are not eligible for subsequent nominations in that category for a three year period.
All information, provided to the judging panel is kept confidential.
14th Annual Business Achievement Awards Winners
President’s Award – The Prior Sports Bar & Restaurant
Young Entrepreneur – Jackie Stephens
Innovation Award – Under My Roof
Business of the Year Award – Dentistry @ Arnprior
Skilled Trade Business Award – Valley Home Services
New Business Award – The Vintage Crate
Mayor’s Award – Dwayne Philips
Agriculture Appreciation Award – Rosien Farm
Business Appreciation Award – Gilks Signs & Trophies
Town of Arnprior Winner
Volunteer of the Year – Jeanette Grant