The Prairie Sky Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for WMBEXA 2020, but time is running out!
Nominating a business for a WMBEXA award is a fantastic way to recognize your favourite business you feel is doing something special. Nominating a business couldn't be easier – simply provide Prairie Sky Chamber of Commerce with the business name, contact information, and if you choose, a quick description of what makes them excellent.
Nominate three businesses and have your name entered for a chance to win a VIP package for the WMBEXA Gala on Friday, May 2, 2020. Self nominations are encourage and accepted; however, they will not be eligible for the VIP draw.
Nomination period will close Friday, December 13 at 5pm. Nominees will be notified by the end of December 2019. Finalists in the following categories will be announced mid-March with the WMBEXA Gala taking place Saturday, May 2, 2020.
Here are the categories:
Business of the Year - A business that has been in operation 5+ years as of December 31, 2019 that demonstrates all-around excellence, shows growth and profitability, and acts as a role model for other businesses.
Non-Profit of the Year - Celebrates the valuable contributions non-profit organizations make to the Warman, Martensville and surrounding area. It recognizes organizations that serve and promote the community through time involvement, energy and volunteer hours spent. This award will be given to an organization whose example demonstrates excellence in the enthusiastic support and promotion of the community.
Community Involvement - A business demonstrating exceptional performance in its support of the arts and culture, amateur sports, education, health care, volunteer groups, and/or overall community well-being.
New Business - A business that has been in operation 1-3 years as of December 31, 2019. The business must show positive performance in terms of current or expected profitability, job creation and/or entry into new markets.
Customer Service - The Award for Customer Service goes to a business with a proven record of delivering outstanding service to its customers/clients.
Employer of the Year - Employer of the Year recognizes a business for their commitment to offering an exceptional workplace for their employees. A high level of importance is placed on cultivating a happy healthy work environment for their staff. The business exemplifies excellence in its employee focus, which could include: job creation, diversity of hiring, training and support programs, morale initiatives, recognition & rewards programs, workplace wellness and a commitment to professional and personal development.
Micro Enterprise of the Year - Micro Enterprise of the Year is in recognition of a small business or organization with 1-5 employees that has demonstrated significant business achievement, growth, and/or other significant business milestones in the past year, as well as community involvement
Nominations can be submitted by visiting the Prairie Sky Chamber website and clicking on the Nominate Now badge.