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Business Person of the Year

This prestigious award recognizes a local business person who has demonstrated a continued passion for excellence and leadership. This individual has shown commitment to local economic development.

Business Person of the Year

Eligibility Requirements
1. Nominee has had an active business in the Greater Kingston area for a minimum of 3 years.
2. Nominee is the owner/manager of the business.
3. If nominated by a third party, Nominee must approve and accept the nomination.
4. Nominee must not have won in the same category in the past three years.

Submission (500 Word Minimum)

Leadership/Business Acumen (60%)
What has the Nominee done to provide job opportunities, demonstrate positive employee relations and deliver customer satisfaction? What creative innovations has the nominee introduced to their business? Provide examples of the Nominee’s business leadership and the resulting success.

Community/Charitable Involvement (40%)
What activities has the Nominee been involved in to help make the Greater Kingston area a better place to live, work and do business? (Describe volunteerism, leadership in community affairs, and promotion of employee/company involvement in fundraising or community activities.)

Award applicants are not required to be a member of the Greater Kingston Chamber of Commerce.

Entry Deadline

To be eligible, your submission must be received by the Greater Kingston Chamber of Commerce office no later than June 29th, 2022. If unable to submit your application electronically, please submit a printed copy of this form and all other documents to the following:

Business Excellence Awards
c/o Greater Kingston Chamber of Commerce
204-299 Concession Street, Kingston, ON, K7K 2B9

To begin your application process, please provide concise details for each requirement as it relates to your organization in the space provided. All fields are required.

If you have extra material (Marketing plans/images) that does not fit into the space provided within the form, and you would like the judges to consider, please email it to:

Kylie Sochasky
Member Communications Coordinator

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