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Congratulations on being nominated for Entrepreneur of the Year in our 5th Annual Business Awards of Excellence! Please take a moment to fill out the following form, and best of luck!



Awards - Entrepreneur of the Year Award

Please fill out the following form if you accept the nomination* for the Entrepeneur of the Year Award of Excellence and send us a photo of yourself that you would like us to use for our website and for the Business Awards Gala

We would like to note that by accepting this nomination, we expect that at least one representative from your business will be attending the Gala. The event will begin with a Nominee reception beginning at 5:30pm on Friday October 20th, 2017 at The Grand Hotel.  In addition to the presentation of the awards to the recipients, we would like to introduce and acknowledge each of the nominees as part of the celebration of our local business community. 

On behalf of all the members of the Carleton Place & District Chamber of Commerce, we would like to congratulate you on your nomination, and thank you for everything that you are doing to contribute to the quality of life and quality of business here in Carleton Place. 

Business Name:
First Name:
Last Name:
Phone Number:
Email Address:
Nominated Employee Job Title

1. Tell us about your business. What is your product, what services do you provide? Who are your clients?

2. How was the idea for your business conceived? What made the owner think the business would be a success? 

(What initial research, planning, etc. was carried out? What were some of your original goals and objectives?)

3. What challenges have you met and overcome in the first years of business?

(For example, financing, access to start-up information, personal time commitment, labour market, product or equipment supply.) 


4. What advice would you give to other entrepreneurs in business?