ONLINE SUBMISSION

The 2023 Business Excellence Awards consist of online submissions; materials must be submitted by 5:00pm, July 31, 2023.

If you foresee a conflict meeting this deadline please contact us at (613) 732-1492. Once the deadline has passed no further submissions can be uploaded.

ENTRY COMPLETION

Create your member account .

  • Select the category you wish to enter, and submit your information according to the specifications for the category
  • All supporting materials listed are required. For questions or concerns, contact our office
  • Include electronic copy of current corporate logo for production (PDF)
  • Entries will be saved in your member account, and can be edited up until the entry deadline (5:00pm, July 31, 2023). If you require assistance with submissions, please contact our office at (613) 732-1492.

Accuracy of submitted materials is the responsibility of the applicant. Information given on the entry form will be used exactly as submitted in the award ceremony through production, presentation, and recognition in the media.

ENTRY FEE

  • Entry Fees are $0.00 total per entry
  • Entry fees can be processed by utilizing the pay by credit option or "invoice me" button
  • For any events with an entry fee, payment must be received by UOV Chamber of Commerce before your submissions are considered eligible for competition.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE

  • Online submission, including all supporting documentation and payment (arrangements), must be complete by 5:00pm, July 31, 2023.
  • After this deadline, the committee reserves the right to extend the deadline for a SPECIFIC category and solicit additional entries in the event that there are less than three entries in the category in question

PROMOTION AS AN AWARD OF EXCELLENCE WINNER

  • UOV Chamber of Commerce Member companies and their affiliates must indicate the Year and the Award Category Title in which they won or were a finalist when advertising/promoting/etc. There are to be NO changes made to the NAME of the Award category

FINAL NOTES

  • UOV Chamber of Commerce reserves the right to disqualify incomplete submissions without notice or refund
  • Acceptance of submissions received is at the discretion of UOV Chamber of Commerce
  • UOV Chamber of Commerce reserves the right to realign categories due to volume of entries. If this process should take place, entrants will be notified
  • If there are fewer than two entries in any category, UOV Chamber of Commerce reserves the right to eliminate that category from the competition. Refunds for any fees will be given to those who have entered a cancelled category.
  • All entrants agree to be bound by these rules

JUDGING PROCESS

2023 Business Excellence Awards - Virtual Judges will bring their professional experience and unique perspectives in deciding which companies deserve top-ranks and coveted awards in each category. Judges will review the submissions, and rate the work against provided criteria through a private, online system. Online judging will take place from August 1-25, 2023.

Judging criteria are listed with each category description. The judging panel is comprised of individuals who are knowledgeable members of the chamber network. All entries are scored based on judging criteria.

AWARDS NIGHT

The 2023 Business Excellence Awards gala is our chamber's stamp of quality in recognizing the best of the best!

The 2023 Business Excellence Awards Gala will take place on 5:30pm, September 23, 2023 at Normandy Officers' Mess, Garrison Petawawa in 44 Lens Road, Petawawa.

Make it a celebration for everyone - bring your team to the event!