Community Impact Award:
This award recognizes a Bow Valley business that has demonstrated outstanding commitment and involvement in its support of arts and culture, amateur sports, education, and volunteer groups within the Bow Valley.
Workplace of The Year Award:
Honours a business that excels while demonstrating a commitment to the physical, intellectual, and emotional support of employees through the work environment, fun, celebration of accomplishments, Inclusiveness, opportunity for growth and skills development, and community involvement.
Sustainability in Action Award:
This award recognizes a bow valley business that has demonstrated considerable positive impact in advancing sustainability in their business, sector, and the local community. It has implemented sustainability strategies and practices that protect the environment, improve individual and community wellbeing, and contribute to our vibrant economy.
Diversity, Inclusion and Equity Award:
The DEI Award recognizes a business that goes above and beyond to create a comfortable environment for all employees, partners, and clients. This business uses up-to-date language and actions to promote inclusivity. The recipient is aware of the benefits of working with underrepresented or marginalized groups and takes the necessary steps to include all folks in the workplace.
Young Entrepreneur of The Year:
Honours an entrepreneur in any field under the age of 30. This young person shows dedication, perseverance and enthusiasm while endeavouring to create a successful business in the Bow Valley. They have overcome obstacles, learned new skills and truly embodies their new role as entrepreneur.
New Business of The Year:
The New Business Award will be received by a business in the Bow Valley that has incorporated and begun its operations between January 1, 2022, and June 30, 2023.
The recipient shows promise of success and is an outstanding addition to the community.
Nominations close October 8, 2023.