2013 Small Business Week Calgary

ATB Small Business of the Year Award

Presented by ATB Business

Presented to the Calgary small business who has demonstrated significant business achievement (especially in the past three years) and sustained financial growth and performance. Additionally, the Small Business of the Year Award will have demonstrated service excellence, involvement in the community, innovation and a commitment to sustainability.

Finalists
  • Village Brewery (Winner)
  • Kayak Online Marketing
  • DECO Windshield Repair Inc
  • Leela Eco Spa & Studio
  • Jump On

Breakout Business Award

Presented by Servus Credit Union

Presented to the Calgary small business poised for significant growth. This business demonstrates an original and solid business concept and is generating a buzz in the business community, based on the track record of their management team across similar ventures and the business potential.

Finalists
  • Frilly Lilly (Winner)
  • KAYAK Online Marketing
  • SysGen Solutions Group Ltd
  • Village Brewery
  • Charcut Roast House

Community Involvement Award

Presented by TELUS

Presented to the Calgary small business whose owners or employees are involved in community groups (charitable, not-for-profit, business or professional associations), whose community work or initiatives have improved life for their fellow citizens.

Finalists
  • Village Brewery (Winner)
  • AcceleratorYYC
  • Eligeo CRM Inc

Customer Service Excellence Award

Presented by the Calgary Airport Authority

Presented to the Calgary small business dedicated to customer service excellence through the delivery of ongoing staff training, or the creation of a service program to improve customer service.

Finalists
  • XCEL Professional Services Ltd. (Winner)
  • SureCall Contact Centers Ltd
  • Crepes & Cravings
  • DECO Windshield Repair Inc.
  • OLiV Tasting Room

Environmental Stewardship Award

Presented to the Calgary small business who has demonstrated a commitment to leading environmental stewardship through improving its operations and limiting its environmental footprint, and the environmental footprint of its suppliers or clients.

Finalists
  • Muttley Crue Organics (Winner)
  • Market17
  • Leela Eco Spa & Studio

Innovation Award

Presented by McLeod Law LLP

Presented to the Calgary small business demonstrating groundbreaking achievements in improving work processes, business concept development, or product creation and who has successfully implemented or marketed these developments.

Finalists
  • Jump On (Winner)
  • Tekarra Project Services Ltd.
  • COGS Solutions
  • Charcut Roast House
  • Massage Heights Canada