CHAM­BER CEL­E­BRATES SUC­CESS AT AWARDS GALA.

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - - BUSINESS -

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.

SABEX Mar­ket­ing

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

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