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Nominees in for 2017 Chamber of Commerce business awards

By Medicine Hat News on July 14, 2017.

Medicine Hat News

Nominees for the 2017 Medicine Hat and District Chamber of Commerce business awards have been announced.

Held in conjunction with National Small Business Week, which runs annually during the third week in October, the annual business awards provide an opportunity for Medicine Hat and southeast Alberta to recognize outstanding business achievements.

Nominations closed June 16, before which time businesses could self-nominate or be nominated by other businesses or individuals.

This year’s event theme is “Unmasking the Success of Business,” chosen to celebrate the success of business in the region through a masquerade festival atmosphere.

Winners will be awarded at the business awards banquet Oct. 13.


Business Ethics (sponsored by Better Business Bureau) — Cameron J Kemp Law Office; QinetiQ Target Systems; Reliance Insurance; The Frost Group Raymond James; The McKee/Punko Wealth Management Group of RBC Dominion Securities; Trevor Moore Inc.

Community Involvement (sponsored by Servus Credit Union) — Brost Developments Inc.; Canadian Fertilizer Limited; CHAT 94.5 FM; Red Velvet Hair and Body Bar; Royal LePage Community Realty Jackie Townshend; The Frost Group Raymond James; The POST; Canadian Mental Health Association Alberta Southeast.

Customer Service Excellence (sponsored by South Country Co-op) — Applause Dance & Active Wear; CARSTAR Collison & Glass; Grand Rental Station; Moduline Industries Canada ULC;Postcard Portables Mini Billboards, Signs & Printing; Prairie Sprinter Inc.; Red Velvet Hair and Body Bar; Reliance Insurance; Robertson Implements; The POST; The UPS Store #203; YMCA of Medicine Hat

Employer of Persons with Disabilities (sponsored by CORE Association) — Pancotto Enterprises Ltd. o/a McDonald’s; The POST

Employer of Youth (sponsored by Telus) — The Boarding House; YMCA of Medicine Hat

Export Award (sponsored by the Medicine Hat & District Chamber of Commerce) — Auto-Star Compusystems Inc.; Kinetisense; Rustic Pickle; Solid Rock Fencing Ltd.

Franchise Business of the Year (sponsored by RBC Dominion Securities Inc.) — Anytime Fitness Medicine Hat-Fitness Panache; Postcard Portables Mini Billboards, Signs & Printing; Redcliff Pharmasave #304

Innovation Excellence (sponsored by APEX Southeast Alberta Regional Innovation Network) — Atlantis Research Labs Inc.; Kinetisense; QinetiQ Target Systems; Solid Rock Fencing Ltd.; WellTraxx Ltd.

Large Business of the Year (sponsored by BDC (Business Development Bank of Canada) — Canadian Fertilizer Limited; Moduline Industries Canada ULC; Pancotto Enterprises Ltd. o/a McDonald’s; Red Hat Co-operative Ltd.; Short Grass Ranches Ltd.; South Country Co-op; Starks Plumbing & Heating Ltd.

Marketing Excellence (sponsored by 102.1 CJCY) — Moxies Grill & Bar; Red Velvet Hair & Body Bar; Rustic Pickle; South Country Co-op.

New Business Of The Year (sponsored by CIBC Wood Gundy) — Action Land & Environmental Services Ltd.; Avara Landscaping; Evoke Inspired Marketing; Hell’s Basement Brewery Inc.; Little Owl Learning Centre Inc.; Medicine Hat Brewing Co.; Red Apple Home Renovations; Scene- Fab Inc.; Studio 54 Hair Lounge; Beveridge Landmark Events.

Small Business of the Year (sponsored by BDC) — Auto-Star Compusystems Inc.; The Frost Group Raymond James; Neubauer Farms; Niblock & Company LLP; Temple Fitness.

Southeast Alberta Shines (sponsored by the Medicine Hat Meeting and Conventions Group) — 100 Women Who Care, Medicine Hat; Paradise Valley Golf Course; Medicine Hat Destination Marketing Org.-Tourism Medicine Hat.

Young Entrepreneur (sponsored by Medicine Hat College) — K Lazy T Angus; Royal LePage Community Realty Matt Teel; Solid Rock Fencing Ltd.; Tride Media.

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