2018 MARK OF EXCELLENCE AWARDS
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Innovation and Technology Award - (Sponsored by RBC Royal Bank)
Criteria: Given to a business that demonstrates excellence in the utilization of an innovative product, technology or system which has tangible contribution to improved sales and/or productivity. Judging takes into account the originality of the innovation and its impact.
New Business Venture Award (Sponsored by Humboldt Journal and East Central Trader)
Criteria: A business that has been in operation for 3 years or less as of December 31, 2017. The business must show positive performance in terms of current or expected profitability, job creation and/or entry into new markets.
Growth and Expansion Award (Sponsored by SaskTel/Direct West)
Criteria: Given to a business that has made significant changes in their business resulting in “Growth” or “Expansion”. Changes may relate to job creation and/or investment.
Entrepreneur of the Year Award( Sponsored by Colony Motors Chevrolet GMC Buick)
Criteria: Eligible to a person who owns a business based within Humboldt and District. The candidate must possess entrepreneurial spirit, be innovative and experienced success in the start- up and operation of a new or existing business.
Community Involvement Award (Sponsored by the City of Humboldt)
Criteria: A business demonstrating exceptional performance in its support of the arts and culture, amateur sports, education, healthcare and/or voluntary groups.
Community Merit Award (Sponsored by Conexus)
Criteria: A Non-Profit organization that has made a positive and creative effort to enhance the community we live in.
Marketing Award (Sponsored by CJVR/CK750)
Criteria: The Award for Marketing is awarded to the business demonstrating exceptional performance in the execution of a successful marketing strategy.
Service Award (Sponsored by Scotia Bank)
Criteria: The Award for Service goes to a business demonstrating exceptional performance in providing exceptional customer service
Business Hall of Fame Inductee (Sponsored by Information Services Canada)
Criteria: A business person from Humboldt and District who has made a significant impact on the landscape of the business community. This award honours and recognizes the importance of strong leaders in business success. A business owner that demonstrates leadership in the form of mentorship or education of other businesses and/or staff. Individuals who have demonstrated leadership, business acumen and success, an entrepreneurial spirit, integrity, and a commitment to the people they work with. Nominations are open year-round for this category.