The 2018 Award Categories
Business of the Year Award
The Business of the Year Awards recognize a small business, a medium business, and a large business that exemplify excellence in most, if not all, of the following areas:
· Growth and Stability
· Quality of Product and/or Service
· Human Resource Practices
· Commitment to Community and/or Industry
Small Business: 10 employees or less
Medium Business: 11 - 49 employees
Large Business: 50 or more employees
*full time equivalent
Community Involvement Award
The Community Involvement Award recognizes a business or organization who has demonstrated leadership, made significant contributions to improve the well-being of the community and promotes community involvement as part of their corporate culture.
Customer Service Award
The Customer Service Award is presented to a business who is recognized by the public for the outstanding quality and consistency of their customer service.
Future Leader Award
The Future Leader Award recognizes an individual between 18 to 35 years of age who demonstrates admirable leadership and vision within an organization or business. This person has significantly impacted their business or organization, driven positive change and/or innovation, and deserves recognition for his or her contributions to our community and/or their industry.
Non-Profit Excellence Award
The Non-Profit Excellence Award recognizes a non-profit organization that is known for enhancing the social, cultural, environmental and economic well-being of our community. This non-profit organization has been successful in achieving their vision and mandate, as evidenced by the quality of the organization's programs and services, as well as its innovative practices.
Selection Process & Eligibility
All businesses and individuals from Steinbach and surrounding areas are eligible for nomination.
All nominations received before the deadline will be accepted.
An independent selection committee, consisting of community members, reviews submissions and selects an award recipient in each category, with the exception of the Customer Service Award. The Customer Service Award is awarded by way of a public vote. The nominee with the highest number of unique public votes receives the award.
All information collected throughout the process is kept confidential.
The selection committee reserves the right to not present an award in the event that there are no qualified candidates.