Hospitality & Tourism

This award recognizes the active role of the Nominee in the development of the local tourism/hospitality industry, as well as making Kingston a better place to visit. The nominee demonstrates innovative practices and marketing initiatives to draw visitors to Kingston.

Hospitality & Tourism

Eligibility Requirements
1. Nominee has an active business in Greater Kingston area for a minimum of 3 years.
2. Nominee is in the hospitality/tourism sector.
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)

Business Viability (40%)
How has the Nominee adapted to remain viable? (Describe new products, services or job creation initiatives.)

Customer Service/Quality (30%)
What product and/or service initiatives has the Nominee undertaken to deliver customer satisfaction? (Describe how customer satisfaction, service and quality improvements are measured. Provide customer testimonials and/or results from customer satisfaction surveys.)

Employee Relations/Retention (15%)
How has the Nominee provided job opportunities and demonstrated positive employee relations? (Describe employee growth, development initiatives and summarize the results.)

Community/Charitable Involvement (15%)
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 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 24th, 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

Submission
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
Email: kylie@kingstonchamber.ca