2018 Celebration of Business Excellence Awards, Trent Hills Chamber of Commerce, Campbellford, Ontario

Celebration of Business Excellence Awards

2018 Award Nominations Now Open

Join us to celebrate and honour the success and achievement of the Trent Hills business community. Here is your opportunity to recognize a business or organization for their commitment to excellence.

NOMINATION DEADLINE
All nominations must be submitted to the Trent Hills Chamber of Commerce by Friday, March 23, 2018 at 5 p.m.

RULES AND REGULATIONS
Nominations are limited to businesses, organizations or individuals in the Trent Hills community, OR are a member of the Trent Hills Chamber of Commerce.
Nominations may be submitted by customers, businesses, employees or individuals. Self-nominations are accepted with the exception of the following three categories: Excellence in Small Business, Excellence in Large Business and Customer Experience.
A nominee may be nominated for a maximum of two categories, so long as the criteria is applicable to the nominee.
Recipients of a 2017 Award are ineligible for nomination in the same category in 2018. Click here for the list of 2017 recipients. 
All nominees must confirm acceptance of their nomination and complete a Nomination Questionnaire. Failure to do so will make the nomination null and void. The questionnaires will be sent to nominees upon receipt of the nomination.

2018 AWARD CATEGORIES 

EXCELLENCE IN BUSINESS (3 employees or fewer)
Sponsored by Welch LLP
Celebrates a business for high achievement and outstanding performance in three or more of the following areas: customer service, job creation, workplace environment, growth in business, product quality or craftsmanship, new and innovative products, service or manufacturing techniques.

EXCELLENCE IN BUSINESS (4 employees or more)
Sponsored by The Holmestead: Print & Business Services

Celebrates a business for high achievement and outstanding performance in three or more of the following areas: customer service, job creation, workplace environment, growth in business, product quality or craftsmanship, new and innovative products, service or manufacturing techniques.

EMERGING ENTREPRENEUR
Sponsored by Business & Entrepreneurship Centre Northumberland

Celebrates a new business that has achieved significant success in one to three years of operation. This entrepreneur has implemented a vision and pursued strategies that promote, enhance and sustain awareness of their business and their brand to increase sales, overcome obstacles, understand and meet the needs of his or her customers.

PRIDE AND PROGRESS
Sponsored by Trent Hills Community Development Office

Honours a business that has undergone a major renovation to its interior or exterior to distinguish itself in one or more of the following ways: overall visual impact, innovative design, commitment to heritage, or the creation of an accessible environment.

CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE AWARD (Service Business)
Sponsored by Meirion Jones, Royal LePage Terrequity Realty

Recognizes the service business that sets a high standard of excellence in customer service, retention and satisfaction. The recipient has demonstrated an ability to stand out from the rest, creating a customer experience other businesses in the community would be wise to emulate.

CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE AWARD
Sponsored by The Community Press

Recognizes the business that sets a high standard of excellence in customer service, retention and satisfaction. The recipient has demonstrated an ability to stand out from the rest, creating a customer experience other businesses in the community would be wise to emulate.

COMMUNITY IMPACT
Sponsored by RBC Royal Bank

Recognizes a small business that is seen as a leader in finding ways of doing business while doing good for the community. This business has invested in the community and sees community investment as a core part of the company’s values.

IGNITE 2018 (Business)
Sponsored by Northumberland Economic Development and Tourism

Recognizes a business that has launched a new initiative, a new strategic direction or a significant change in strategy that has resulted in a noteworthy achievement or successful outcome. To be eligible for this award the initiative or project must have taken place between November 16, 2017 and March 16, 2018.

IGNITE 2018 (Non-Profit Organization)
Sponsored by Allen Insurance

Recognizes a non-profit organization that has launched a new initiative, a new strategic direction or a significant change in strategy that has resulted in a noteworthy achievement or successful outcome. To be eligible for this award the initiative or project must have taken place between November 16, 2017 and March 16, 2018.

Trent Hills Chamber of Commerce
CHAIR’S AWARD

Recognizes and honours an individual, company or organization which, through involvement in business, professional associations and community service, has had a significant impact on the Trent Hills Community. (Nominees for this category will remain confidential, the recipient will be recognized at the Awards Ceremony.)

Nomination Applications must be submitted by Friday, March 23 at 5 pm to:
Trent Hills Chamber of Commerce
51 Grand Road, PO Box 376, Campbellford
T: 705-653-1551 F: 705-653-1629
tourism@trenthillschamber.ca

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