Year Business Small Business Franchise / Subsidiary Business
Red Deer Bottling
Ing & McKee Insurance
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1992 Radio 7 CKRD Walsh Galleries
1993 Shaw Radio CKGY Energy Rentals
1994 Proform Concrete Mode Models
Green Apple Hair Salons
Dust Free Services with a
T.A. Murphy Petroleum
Quinn Pumps Ltd.
Group 2 Architects
2000 Turple Brothers Ltd. Bud Haynes & Co. Auctioneers Ltd. Sylvan Learning Centre /
Superior Emergency Vehicles 2009
Business of the Year Awards
2001 Home Building Centre Fargey’s Paint & Wallcoverings McDonald’s Restaurant /
Red Deer Lodge
2002 North West Motors Mitchell & Jewell Ltd. Dairy Queen
2003 Laebon Developments Ltd. Regional Mortgage Corporation Mr. Lube
2004 The Phone Experts Milano for Men Royal LePage Red Deer Real Estate Nomination Form
2005 Roll’n Oil eld Industries Dentoom’s Greenhouses Canadian Western Bank
2006 Studon Electric & Controls Inc. Telebyte Communications Inc. Quiznos Sub - East Hill Centre
2007 Accuform Welding Ltd. TBS—The Team & Corporate Store Gasoline Alley Harley Davidson Complete your nomination in Review the criteria and check
4 easy steps: those that apply to the business
Year Business Medium Business Small Business you are nominating.
2008 Red Deer Co-op Ltd. True-Line Contracting Ltd. Gort’s Truck Wash
In 100 words or less please
provide us with a description of
the business, its highlights and
BUSINESS AWARDS BACKGROUND AND CRITERIA
what makes it special.
The Business of the Year Awards is organized by the Red Deer Chamber of Commerce and is
held annually in conjunction with Small Business Week. The Business Awards are presented, in
three categories, to exceptional businesses within the Red Deer area. All companies, Chamber Drop off the form or send it
members and non-members, are eligible to apply for an award in their respective category. The to the Red Deer Chamber of
week prior to the event, three finalists will be announced in each category, and the recipients will Commerce:
be announced at the 2009 Business of the Year Awards Banquet on October 23, 2009 at Red Deer
College. The deadline for application submissions is: July 31, 2009 at 5pm. The Business Awards 3017 Gaetz Avenue
Judging Committee is made up of local business volunteers who remain anonymous. Judging is
Red Deer, AB, T4N 5Y6 or
based on the following criteria: customer service, growth, awards, innovative approach to market
or product development, media recognition, outstanding features, future expectations, and
fax to: 403-343-6188
contributions to the community.
by July 31, 2009 at 5:00 p.m.
3017 Gaetz Avenue, Red Deer, AB T4N 5Y6
Please inform the business of
p: 403.347.4491 f: 403.343.6188 your nomination.
I’d like to nominate: Size of Organization
q Small Business - 20 or fewer full-time equivalent employees
q Medium-sized Business - 21 to 75 full-time equivalent employees
Contact Person: q Business - 76 or more full-time equivalent employees
Company Address: Nominations are open to ALL businesses; Chamber of Commerce membership is NOT required.
q Primarily Red Deer and area owned and / or operated - located in the City
of Red Deer, or Red Deer County (South to Penhold, east to Delburne,
Nomination Deadline: July 31, 2009, 5:00 pm west to Poplar Ridge and north to Blindman River).
I’d like to nominate this business because:
q The company’s first year of operation in the Red Deer area was _____
q Has not received a Red Deer Chamber of Commerce Business award in
the past five years.
q Initiates the majority of its business operations from the Red Deer area.
q Sources services and materials in the Red Deer area when feasible.
q Employs the majority of its workforce in the Red Deer area.
Potential Reasons to Nominate a Business
• The nature of the business and its impact on the community.
• Exemplary customer service, growth, staff and facility
development,awards, innovation, positive media attention.
• The business excels at its core function; it is a dominant
player in its market; it promotes Central Alberta
My Information: • Staff participate in local, regional or national
organizations in a volunteer capacity;
significant local community
involvement and support.
Name (please print)
• The business has gone
Company unheralded for its good works
and contribution to the business
Relationship to Nominee community and social community.