2022 Outstanding Business Achievement Award Nominations are Now Open!

Every year, the Flamborough Chamber of Commerce honours and celebrates the very best in corporate excellence and community service at its Outstanding Business Achievement (OBA) awards gala. 

As a result of the continued COVID-19 situation, the Flamborough Chamber of Commerce has made the decision to move forward with a virtual format for the 2022 Outstanding Business Achievement Awards. During these challenging times, it is more important than ever to recognize the incredible business community in Flamborough. 

Be sure to tune into Cable14 at 7pm on Saturday April 2nd 2022 to see the full presentation – YourTV (channel 700 on Cogeco) or www.cable14.com

NOMINATE A LOCAL BUSINESS
Do you know a local business that is worthy of an OBA Award? Nominate them today!
We are now accepting nominations for outstanding businesses in Flamborough.

Nomination Deadline: Monday, February 7th, 2022
Download form here: OBA Nomination Form 2022

OBA NOMINATIONS RULES/PROCEDURES:

  • The business must reside in Flamborough
  • The business must not have won an OBA in the same category in the last year
  • OBA Nomination process must be followed
  • In any given year if a sufficient number of nominations are not received in any category, the judges reserve the right to cancel the awarding of that category for that year. At the discretion of the committee
  • Nominees are NOT required to be members of the Flamborough Chamber of Commerce

THE CATEGORIES ARE:

Entrepreneur of the Year Award
Criteria: This award recognizes an individual who personally exhibits extraordinary energy, inspiration, leadership and / or innovation in their business pursuits

Small Business Award
Criteria: Business has 1-25 employees and is a for profit business

Large Business Award
Criteria: Business has 26+ employees and is a for profit business

Resilience Award for a Business 
Criteria: A business that over the past year has adapted in the face of adversity and demonstrated exemplary best practices, strength and reinvention

Resilience Award for an Individual or Group 
Criteria: An individual or group that over the past year has adapted in the face of adversity and demonstrated exemplary best practices, strength and reinvention

Community Service by a Business or Not-for-Profit  

Criteria: A business that has over a period of time, demonstrated exemplary business practices and dedicated involvement in the community 


2020 OBA AWARD WINNERS:

Small Business Award: Yogashala Waterdown

Large Business Award: Terra Greenhouses Ltd.

Entrepreneur of the Year Award: Anthony Smits, Smits Law

Resilience Award for a Business: Shawn & Ed Brewing Co.

Resilience Award for an Individual or Group: Mode Hospitality Inc.

Community Service Award: Waterdown Collision

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