BEAs

 

The 2013 Business Excellence Awards Nominations are open now!

 

These awards recognize local businesses that have gone above and beyond over the past year to make our city a better place to live, work and play. The 12 categories for nominations are as follows:

 

Business of the Year
Honours a business that has demonstrated excellence through positive growth, superior customer service and outstanding commitment to quality. (Over 25 employees; in operation for over three years).
Rookie Business of the Year
Honours a business that has demonstrated excellence through positive growth, superior customer service and outstanding commitment to quality. (In operation fewer then three years).
Small Business of the Year: Industry, Manufacturing and Transportation
Honours a business in the industry, manufacturing, or transportation sectors that has demonstrated excellence through positive growth, superior customer service and outstanding commitment to quality. (Fewer then 25 employees; in operation for over 3 years).
Small Business of the Year: Retail
Honours a business in the retail sector that has demonstrated excellence through positive growth, superior customer service and outstanding commitment to quality. (Fewer than 25 employees; in operations for over 3 years).
Small Business of the Year: Hospitality, Tourism and Service
Honours a business in hospitality or tourism sectors that has demonstrated excellence through positive growth, superior customer service and outstanding commitment to quality. (Fewer then 25 employees in operation for over 3 years. Includes not-for-profit organizations operated by salaried staff).
Child-Friendly Business of the Year
Presented to any business that can demonstrate child-friendly practices designed to welcome families and children to the workplace and/or employs workplace policies and/or practices that support the ability of its employees to maintain a healthy work-family balance.
Aboriginal Business of the Year
This award of excellence is presented to a business that is majority Aboriginal owned and operated.
Excellence in Customer Service
Honours a business that provides exceptional and consistent Customer service.
Community Involvement Award
Honours a business that contributes significantly to recreation, amateur sports, arts and culture, education, charitable groups and businesses development or promotion in Prince Rupert.
Green Award
Honours a business that appreciates that protecting the environment is a shared responsibility and makes environmentally responsible decisions; encourages energy conservation; encourages others to strive for clean air, water, and land; encourages sustainable use of renewable resources and the protection of special spaces.
Chamber Member of the Year
Awarded to a chamber member that has made significant and consistent contribution to the chamber of commerce throughout the year.
Volunteer Organization of the Year
Recognizes an outstanding community or charitable organization that operates primarily through the use of volunteers.

The Business Excellence Awards are Generously Supported by:

Diamond

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Diamond Media

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Platinum

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Platinum Media

 CFNR crop(2)  EZ Rock

Gold

Stuck On Designs
Hecate Strait Employment Development Services
Macro Properties
Northern Savings Credit Union
CityWest
TD Canada Trust
Prince Rupert Grain
Maher Terminals
McElhanney Consulting Services
Success By 6/Early Years
NorthWest Community College and Community Futures of the Pacific NorthWest

Silver

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