Join Prince George's best in business as we reveal the top four finalists in each of the twelve BEA award categories
Excitement builds as the top four from each category will move forward to the voting round and will be profiled during the Business Excellence Awards Gala. All attendees at this reception will have the opportunity to cast a paper ballot at the venue and vote for their business of choice.
2019 Award Categories:
Business of the Year This business has demonstrated outstanding performance in leadership, innovation, management, marketing and customer service. This business not only provides quality product/services, but is an inspiring corporate citizen in our community.
Business Person of the Year This business professional has demonstrated exceptional success in the ownership or management of a local business through leadership, exemplary customer service and community engagement. Over the year this individual has accomplished outstanding achievements and has made significant contributions to the business community in Prince George.
Service Excellence Award This business, not in the hospitality industry, has consistently provided exceptional customer experiences and has achieved a reputation of going above and beyond for their customers/clients.
Environmental Leadership This business has demonstrated an ongoing commitment to the environment and chooses to make a difference in their community through social and environmental responsibility. This is a business that considers the environmental impacts on all their business decisions, product and services.
Micro Business of the Year This micro business of 5 or less employees, has demonstrated success and innovation over the past year. They provide a quality product or service and conduct their business with professionalism and integrity.
Top Workplace Culture This business or organization goes above and beyond creating an inclusive and welcoming environment that successfully reduces barriers for all. By fostering a culture of commitment to team development and wellbeing, this business or organization builds a loyal and healthy workforce.
Excellence in Hospitality
This accommodation provider has shown skill, creativity, ingenuity and success in Prince George’s growing hospitality industry. They create a welcoming environment for all guests, be it through conventions and events or stays at the property.
Excellence in Food & Beverage
This business excels at offering food and beverage through outstanding customer service, exceptional culinary expertise and innovation. This food and or beverage provider has enhanced the culinary and beverage market in Prince George with exceptional quality, service and products.
Remarkable Visitor Experience
This unique tour, attraction, festival or event has provided an extraordinary visitor experience, and has contributed the local tourism industry by making Prince George a “must visit” destination.
Top Indigenous Owned Business This business has showcased the best of indigenous (First Nations, Metis & Inuit) entrepreneurship in Prince George. This business is majority-owned by an indigenous person, community or organization. This business has distinguished itself for excellence, innovation and customer service.
Top Non-profit/Charity This not-for-profit organization has shown excellence in delivering projects, services and/or events that give back to our community. Their efforts contribute to the social and cultural well-being of Prince George, and align with their organizational mission.
Best Marketing Campaign This business or multi-organizational marketing team has developed an innovative and effective marketing, PR or advertising campaign. Through an impactful approach this campaign has demonstrated creativity, increased customer engagement and produced positive results. Marketing teams may stretch across multiple organizations, be a permanent team or a temporary team assembled for a specific task.