Didsbury Business Excellence Awards

The Didsbury & District Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards have been celebrating the best of the Didsbury business community since 2004. These organizations are the innovative leaders and driving force behind Didsbury’s vibrant economy.


The 17th Annual Business Excellence Awards honour the outstanding organizations that make our small town great. The awards gala will take place virtually, this year, in a way that honours social distancing guidelines.

The Business Excellence Awards are the pinnacle event of the Didsbury business calendar. Didsbury’s outstanding businesses (from large corporations to solopreneurs) are recognized at a gala event, celebrated in media and throughout the Chamber’s network for the rest of the year.

Nominate one business or many! The nomination deadline is 5:00 pm MST on September 11, 2020.


MAKE A 5-MINUTE NOMINATION
Though 2020 has challenged us all, this year, more than ever, it's important to lift up the organizations that are showing resilience and continuing to make Didsbury excellent.


Award Categories
BUSINESS OF THE YEAR (11+ employees)
Honours a noteworthy enterprise with more than 11 full-time employees that lead with vision and have demonstrated continued success.
SMALL BUSINESS OF THE YEAR (10< employees)
Honours a business with 1 - 10 full-time employees, that demonstrates continual business excellence through positive business growth, a competitive business model and a commitment to the community.
BUSINESS LEADERSHIP OF THE YEAR
Honours a business that demonstrates leadership in their business practices their industry, and the Didsbury community.  The business provides inspiration and acts as a positive role model in these areas.
EXCEPTIONAL CUSTOMER SERVICE INDIVIDUAL OF THE YEAR
Honours an individual whose service went above and beyond what is traditionally expected.  Recipients are chosen based on the quality of service, not the number of nominations.
 ASSOCIATION OF THE YEAR
Honours an incorporated, not-for-profit, society that demonstrates organizational leadership and measurable success, as defined by the organization, in achieving its mandate.
YOUNG ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR
Honours an entrepreneur under the age of 30 who excels in business, exemplifies leadership and entrepreneurial skills and demonstrates exceptional vision that contributes to business success.
 INNOVATIVE ENTERPRISE OF THE YEAR
Honours a business that exemplifies successful innovation; displays vision in the development and launching of new technologies, products and/or services and demonstrates the ability to take risks.
 GREEN BUSINESS OF THE YEAR
Honours a business that demonstrates leadership with their environmental and sustainable business practices.