• CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AWARDS 2016 CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AWARDS 2016

    Join us on November 5, 2016 at the Best Western Sunrise Inn and Suites as we celebrate those businesses and individuals who have made outstanding contributions to our community!

  • 2016 AWARD CRITERIA 2016 AWARD CRITERIA

    BUSINESS OF THE YEAR - sponsored by Servus Credit Union

    • Must be 51% Alberta owned and operated with significant operations in the immediate trading area and/or with major business activity within the Province of Alberta.
    • Business must be a member in good standing with the Stony Plain & District Chamber of Commerce
    • Minimum three (3) years in business
    • Displays superior customer service and active involvement in community service
    • Demonstrates significant achievement in business (growth, sales, expansion)

    NEW BUSINESS OF THE YEAR - sponsored by ATB Financial

    • In existence no longer than 36 months (under current ownership)
    • Demonstrates significant achievement in business (growth, new product, sales, expansion)
    • Reflects the outstanding spirit and success of the municipality’s business community
    • Does not have to be a member of the Chamber

    MARKETER OF THE YEAR - sponsored by Village Fashions

    • Developed and implemented a successful marketing strategy that has had significant impact on the organization
    • Embarked on the strategy within the last two (2) years
    • Must be 51% Alberta owned and operated
    • Must be a member in good standing of the Stony Plain & District Chamber of Commerce

    EMPLOYEE OF THE YEAR - sponsored by Pankratz Enterprises

    • Individual in a hired position who performs beyond the 'call of duty'
    • Demonstrates enthusiasm and commitment to the business in the hired position
    • Employed in the business for more than six (6) months
    • Employed by a member in good standing of the Stony Plain & District Chamber of Commerce
    • Requires a letter of support from management of the business

     MANAGER OF THE YEAR - sponsored by Stony Plain Chrysler

    • Individual who performs in a management position and acts in a supervisory and guiding capacity to employees
    • Demonstrates outstanding customer service and enthusiasm for their business
    • Demonstrates outstanding leadership ability
    • Active involvement in business or professional associations
    • Active involvement in community service organizations
    • Business must be based or have significant operations in the Stony Plain & District business community

    COMMUNITY VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR - sponsored by North Central CO-OP

    • An individual who has made an outstanding contribution to the community of Stony Plain through volunteer service
    • An individual who volunteers time with a local school, government entity, sports or cultural organization or any other non-profit organization or any combination thereof
    • Demonstrates exceptional commitment, dedication, service, creativity, cooperation or leadership
    • Serves as a role model for others in their community
    • Inspires others to engage in volunteer service
    • Exemplifies the spirt of community service
    • Must not be paid for their activities

    TRI REGIONAL CO-OPERATIVE AWARD - sponsored by Community Co-operative Group

    • An organization or business that is represented in the Tri Region
    • Contributes to the economic success of the Tri Region
    • Impacts the social well-being of the Tri Region
    • Business must demonstrate the above criteria in all three (3) municipalities
    • Does not have to be a member of the Chamber of Commerce

    DECKER KULAK – INTEGRITY IN BUSINESS AWARD - sponsored by Decker Properties Inc.

    • An entrepreneur who has made their business or the business they are employed at a success, AND
    • Actively contributes to the clubs/organizations through the donation of time or financial assistance, AND
    • Demonstrates a high level of integrity within the business community
    • Business activity and community activity must primarily be Stony Plain based
    • Employed by or be a member in good standing of the Stony Plain & District Chamber of Commerce