​Business Awards Of Excellence

2020 Business Awards Of Excellence Nominations

Nominations are now open for the 2020 Business Awards Of Excellence. Nominations will be accepted from July 1, 2020 - September 2020.
  • NOMINATION RULES AND REGULATIONS

    1. Nominees must be members in good standing of the Carleton Place & District Chamber of Commerce (including the People's Choice Award). Check here for the Chamber Member Business Directory
    2. You may nominate more than one business including yourself.
    3. All nominations will be vetted by our Business Awards of Excellence Committee to ensure that the nomination has been made in the correct category.  If a nomination cannot stand, the nominator will be notified and given the opportunity to change the nomination.
    4. Nominees will be asked to accept their nomination and to complete a brief nomination package that will be posted on the Chamber website.
    5. Nominees are eligible for consideration in one award category per year. (the Business Awards of Excellence Committee will decide on the best placement in the event that a business is nominated in more than one category)
    6. Winners in an award category are not eligible for subsequent nominations in that category for a three year period. (if a previous winner receives a nomination, the nominator will be notified of their ineligibility). Check here to view the past winners
    7. Chamber member businesses get one vote in each category.
    8. People's Choice Award is open to the public.
  • PROCEDURE FOR POSTING NOMINATIONS

    1. All nominations and nominee responses will be posted to the Chamber website by September 4, 2020.
    2. The names of nominees (business name and owner / employee name) are added to the Chamber website under one of the six nomination categories
    3. A small excerpt from the nomination will be quoted with a link to the full unedited nomination text.  Nominator names will not be printed but are available to any Chamber member upon request
    4. Nominee feedback forms are published on the Chamber website in full.  If a question is left unanswered, the questionnaire will state that it is “unanswered”
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  • 2019 Business Awards Of Excellence Winners

    Please note: Winners in an award category are not eligible for subsequent nominations in that category for a three year period.

    Entrepreneur Of The Year - Lakeside Shawarma

    Employee/Team Of The Year - Gail Sheen-MacDonald - Wisteria

    Green Business Of The Year  - The Good Food Co.

    Excellence In Customer Service - Black Tartan Kitchen

    People's Choice - Carousel

    Business Of The Year - Real Wool Shop

While we hope to move forward with this signature event for 2020, we are closely following all announcements by Health and Government officials relating to larger public gatherings. As new information becomes available we will keep our members informed regarding the status of this event. 

Support your Favourite Local Business and Join us for a night of fun, celebrating the achievements of the business community!

When: Friday, October 16th, 2020

Where: The Grand Hotel, 7 Bridge Street, Carleton Place, ON

Please join us and take the opportunity to celebrate exceptional individuals and businesses in our community! The Business Awards of Excellence Gala highlights the achievements of the local business community and recognizes business owners that deliver high calibre goods and services and work to support and engage with the community.