Business awards nominations

Business Awards nomination information. Information can be emailed to the chamber.

Nominations for the 2018 awards, which will be presented in 2019, can be made up to November 30, 2018.


Winners are determined by a judges' panel of three. The panel is appointed by the Business Awards Committee of the chamber which includes two directors from the Niverville Chamber of Commerce and the town councillor who holds the business portfolio.

Note: a recipient of a 2017 award cannot be nominated in the same category for 2018, but can be nominated for another category. Nominees from 2017 can be renominated in 2018.

The following are criteria that judges may consider in naming winner.

Outstanding Customer Service
• Knowledgeable staff
• Attentive/focused staff
• Hours of operation meet customer needs
• Inventory levels maintained
• Clean and welcoming environment
• Customer loyalty program
• Innovative diverse product lines
After nominations have been reviewed, the community votes on this award. Votes received will count 50 percent towards selection of the winner.

Outstanding Business of the Year
• Contributes positively to employment in Niverville
• Sustained growth
• Demonstrates innovation
• Positive employee relations/development
• Good health and safety record
• Exemplary customer service
• Active community involvement/support
• Use of quality improvement programs
• Contribution to/support of Niverville business community

Alex Fast Sr. Memorial Award for contribution to the community
• Company promotes employee involvement in community activities
• Company supports community functions
• Company donates time and financial support to community
• Company promotes the community to others.