2021 Award Nominations Now Open

Now more than ever, it’s important that we take the time to shine a light on the businesses who have demonstrated strength, innovation and resiliency during these unprecedented times. Businesses are pivoting, modifying, adjusting operations, supporting and collaborating with other businesses and organizations, employees are going above and beyond. Together, let’s recognize and celebrate these achievements.

Who is eligible:
Any business located or operating in Trent Hills that has received a valid nomination by the deadline date is eligible for an award.
Who can nominate:
Consumers: Has a business gone above and beyond in the past year to provide you with goods or services? Or have they gone the extra mile to ensure you are safe at their place of business or accommodated your needs through alternative methods of delivery?
Employees – Have you seen firsthand how your employer has resolved to provide a safe and healthy environment for both employees and customers/clients? Or, have they demonstrated an innovative way to ensure the business remains relevant?
Businesses:  Do you know of a business that has demonstrated strength, innovation and resiliency? Or have they developed new partnerships to support other businesses or organizations in the Trent Hills community?

How to make a nomination:
Customers, employees and businesses are encouraged to submit nominations for any Trent Hills business that has demonstrated strength, innovation, and resiliency during COVID-19. (No self-nominations, please.) Nominators will be asked to provide details regarding the activities, and they must have taken place between March 15, 2020 and September 15, 2021.  Only one nomination per business is required. Multiple nominations will not have an impact on the selection process.  The committee will use the information submitted by the nominator to make award selections. The businesses that are nominated are NOT required to submit nomination materials, it is the responsibility of the individual nominating the business.

Nominations will be accepted via the survey portal – accessible from the Chamber website, or by emailing admin@trenthillschamber.ca with full nomination details or completing the printed nomination brochure. Nominations must include the following to be valid:

  • Name, phone number and/or email address of the nominator
  • Name and address of the business being recognized
  • A detailed explanation of why the business deserves recognition.

Nominations will be accepted until Friday, October 15, 2021 at 4:00 pm.