The Excellence in Business Award is presented annually to a member in good standing who has demonstrated a commitment to; business, employee growth and Strait Region communities. You can nominate a business or fill out an application on behalf of your own business.
This award is designed for our members to put the spotlight on one of their employees that has demonstrated outstanding, “above and beyond” service to the citizens and customers for their employer over the last year. Nominee’s actions must reflect all five of the customer service attributes:
1. Courteous: Greet the customers promptly and courteously.
2. Helpful: Honour your commitments in a timely manner.
3. Accessible: Listen to the customers with respect. Be polite. Focus on their perspective.
4. Responsive: Own the customer’s issue.
5. Knowledgeable: Provide accurate and up-to-date information..
The Export Achievement Award is sponsored by Invest Nova Scotia and is intended to recognize a company that has achieved success over the past year through development of new or existing export markets and by significantly contributing to the province’s economic growth.
Could your company be a Club 25 or Club 50 inductee? The Chamber is proud to recognize member businesses that have been serving the Strait Area for 25 & 50 years and have not previously been inducted into Club 25 or 50.
The Rising Star New Business Award is sponsored by InRich CBDC and is presented to reward the efforts of the entrepreneur who has created a successful and growing business through the application of commitment, dedication, hard work, ingenuity and innovation. Recipients of this award must have operated a business in rural Cape Breton / Northern Nova Scotia for no more than three years. The owner must demonstrate, through good business planning, a consistent growth and development pattern.
IMMIGRANT ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR AWARD
The Immigrant Entrepreneur of the Year Award recognizes an outstanding entrepreneur who was born outside of Canada and has started a successful business in the Strait Area. This individual has overcome adversity, exhibits leadership both in their community and within their business, and has strong track record of business growth. The business owner needs to be a permanent resident of Canada.