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16th Annual Business Achievement Awards Gala Reception



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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.

Not for Profit Excellence Award

This award recognizes the accomplishments of an organization in the not-for-profit sector, which has demonstrated great contribution to the economic, social and/or cultural wellbeing of the Greater Arnprior area.

Best Storefront (Physical and/or Digital)

Awarded to a Business that consistently strives to have an inviting and attractive storefront (interior/exterior) and/or website design, is well maintained and appropriate for the type of business. Window displays/Online posting, 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.

The Rules

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.