New Business of the Year
This award recognizes a new business that demonstrates proactive and innovation leadership within their business or industry. The business has shown commitment to ensure customer satisfaction and practice good corporate citizenship.
1. Nominee has had an active business in Greater Kingston area for a minimum of 18 months and no more than three years.
2. Nominee is not an expansion of an existing business, a business name change or a new location of an existing firm.
3. If nominated by a third party, Nominee must approve and accept nomination.
4. Nominee must not have won in the same category in the past three years.
Submission (500 Word Minimum)
Business Viability (45%)
How has the Nominee adapted to remain viable? (Describe new products, services or job creation initiatives.)
Customer Service/Quality (35%)
What product and/or service initiatives has the nominee undertaken to create customer satisfaction and build customer relationships since creation? (Describe how customer satisfaction, service and quality improvements are measured. Provide customer testimonials and/or results from customer satisfaction surveys.)
Community/Charitable Involvement (20%)
Is the Nominee engaging in and/or encouraging community involvement in its new business? (Describe any initiatives or activities related to volunteerism, leadership in community affairs and employee involvement in fundraising or community activity.)
Award applicants are not required to be a member of the Greater Kingston Chamber of Commerce.
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:
Member Communications Coordinator