• 2018 Business of the Year finalists announced

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    September 11, 2018
    The Red Deer & District Chamber of Commerce announced the 2018 Business of the Year finalists today for central Alberta’s most prestigious business awards. An independent adjudication committee comprised of local business leaders selected 15 finalists from more than 65 nominees in this annual celebration of business excellence.
     
    In the 1-10 full-time equivalent employees category, the finalists are – Craft Beer Nation, LV’s Vinyl Café, & Master Rim’s Taekwondo: For the 11-20 full-time equivalent employees category the finalists are – CFI Foods Ltd, LEX3 Engineering & Woodmaster Cabinets Ltd; In the 21 or more full-time equivalent employees the finalists are – Canalta Controls Ltd., Red Deer Carpet One Floor & Home & Red Deer Orthodontics: For the Young Entrepreneur category the finalists are – Are You Social Corp, iSupply Stock & Nerds on Site: And new for 2018 is the Non-Profit Award, with the finalists being- Central Alberta Pregnancy Care Centre, Central Alberta Sexual Assault Support Centre & The Lending Cupboard Society of Alberta:
     
    Businesses are nominated by the public, and chamber volunteers interview nominees to develop material for the adjudication committee. The committee then conducts a comprehensive evaluation to determine the finalists.  As an outcome of this process, the winners are also determined, however the results are sealed and embargoed until the awards ceremony.
     
    Winners of the 2018 Business of the Year Awards will be announced at an annual ceremony, to be held at the Red Deer College Arts Centre, Wednesday, October 17, 2018.
     
    Tickets for this exciting event are available online at www.reddeerchamber.com or at the Chamber office, 3017 Gaetz Avenue.
     
    The Red Deer & District Chamber of Commerce is a collaborative leader in building a vibrant community and fosters an environment where businesses can lead, be innovative, sustainable, and grow.