CHAMBER CELEBRATES SUCCESS AT AWARDS GALA.
Recipients for a variety of awards were announced this evening for the Celebrate Success! Business Awards Program. Hosted by the Greater Saskatoon Chamber of Commerce and presented by PotashCorp., the Celebrate Success! Awards Gala is a celebration of the exceptional businesses growing and operating in the Saskatoon region.
Business for Peace Nominee
The Business for Peace Foundation’s aim is to accelerate the development of ethical business practices through increasing awareness of the strengths of the ethical business case. Dr. Keith Downey
SABEX Community Involvement
Awarded to a business demonstrating exceptional performance in its support of the arts, culture, amateur sports and education, or volunteer groups. Weigers Financial and Benefits
SABEX Customer Service
Awarded to a business demonstrating exceptional customer service (wholesale and retail trade, purchasing and distribution, transportation, brokering, professional services, communications, and financial). Reed Security
SABEX Growth & Expansion
Awarded to a business who has made significant changes in their business resulting in “Growth” or “Expansion” of 15 per cent or more of the business’ markets, physical locations, number of employees, etc., and which in turn has made an impact on the company’s overall ability to increase its revenues, investments, and profits now or in the future. Saskatoon Business College Ltd.
Awarded to a business demonstrating exceptional performance in marketing. S&E Trusted Online Directories Inc.
SABEX New Business Venture
Awarded to a new business venture which has been in existence for three years or less and which has shown positive performance in terms of current expected profitability, job creation or entrance into new markets. W Bridals Inc.
SABEX New Product and/or Service
Awarded to a business demonstrating exceptional performance in launching a new Saskatchewan-made product, device or service in the last three years, which is original and currently available to consumers. Three Farmers Products
SABEX Small Business of the Year
Awarded to a business with 15 or fewer employees. The recipient must clearly demonstrate excellence in the areas they consider key to their success, including profitability, customer service, growth and/or expansion, marketing, and employment creation. Push Interactions (formerly College Mobile)
SABEX Business of the Year
Awarded to a business that clearly demonstrates excellence in the areas they consider key to their success, including profitability, customer service, growth and/or expansion, marketing, and employment creation. IRC Innovative Rehabilitation Consultants
SABEX Hall of Fame Inductee
One individual or business will be inducted into the SABEX Hall of Fame each year. An independent committee notifies the SABEX Committee of the recipient. The recipient will be a long-standing member of the Saskatoon region business community. John Cross
Award of Innovation
The Award of Innovation has been established by Innovation Place and the ILO to honour individuals or groups at the University of Saskatchewan who have created, developed and promoted a new concept, procedure, process or product. Dr. Pierre Hucl and Dr. Curtis Pozniak
Strategic Alliance Award
Saskatoon Community Foundation’s Strategic Alliance Award acknowledges the importance of bringing together resources through partnerships involving businesses and charities. This award encourages the development of such alliances by recognizing business and charities, which have worked together to enhance Saskatoon’s quality of life. Hatch nominated by Saskatoon Food Bank and Learning Centre
Community Leadership Award
The community Leadership award is presented to a community member that has displayed values in alignment with Leadership Saskatoon including citizen engagement, collaboration, inclusion/diversity and life long learning. Mr. Milton Taylor