• 2020 Business of the Year finalists announced

    The Red Deer & District Chamber of Commerce announced the 2020 Business of the Year Awards finalists today. An independent adjudication committee comprised of local business leaders selected 15 finalists from more than 93 nominations in this annual celebration of business excellence.
     
    “The Red Deer & District Chamber of Commerce along with our 850 members would like to congratulate a record number of nominees in this year’s Business of the Year Awards. To the finalists in each category, you have displayed exemplary innovation and resourcefulness in a year that has truly been challenging. For that, you and your staff should be very proud,” commented Rick More, CEO.
     
    In the 1-10 full-time equivalent employees’ category – Craft Beer Nation, KCB Cabinets & Renovations and RT Heating & Air Conditioning.
     
    For the 11-20 full-time equivalent employees’ category – Berry Architecture & Associates, C & C H20 Inc. and Stride Physiotherapy and Wellness
     
    In the 21 or more full-time equivalent employees’ category – Bo’s Bar & Stage, Prime Boiler Services and Troubled Monk
     
    For the Young Entrepreneur category – Paige Koster Photography, Penhold IGA and Sol Invictus Energy Services
     
    And the Non-Profit Award category –Red Deer Hospice Society, The Lending Cupboard Society of Alberta and Volunteer Central
     
    Businesses are nominated by the public before undertaking a comprehensive interview process completed by Pivotal LLP. The adjudication committee then evaluates the interviews on the criteria of people and clients, profit and growth, community involvement and global community and sustainability. As an outcome of this process, winners are determined with the results sealed and embargoed until the awards ceremony.
     
    The 2020 Business of the Year Awards will be held October 21st at the Cambridge Hotel. Tickets can be purchased online at reddeerchamber.com for $85/person.
     
    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.