2015 Small Business Calgary Awards

Watch video interviews of all the 2015 Small Business Calgary Award finalists here

ATB Small Business of the Year Award

Presented to the Calgary small business that has demonstrated significant business achievement, has sustained growth with a pathway for future growth, and shows the potential to go on to become a true pillar of our city.

Finalists
  • BlackSquare Inc.
  • Meticulon
  • River Café
  • SkyFire Energy
Winner

Breakout Business Award

Presented to the Calgary small business that has a proven track record of breakout performance, business growth and profitability in the last 3 years.

Finalists
  • Amortech Design Labs
  • Tile and Stone Source International
  • Kon-Strux Developments Inc.
  • Mercatino Group of Companies
Winner

BDC Emerging Growth Award

Presented to the new emerging small business that has shown rapid growth and profitability in its first 1-3 years of operations, and shows the potential for future growth and commercial success.

Finalists
  • Cru Juice
  • Elegant Tributes
  • Morin Music Studio
  • Vin Gogh Paint and Sip Studio
Winner

Community Impact Award

Presented to the Calgary small business that has been a leader in finding ways of doing business while doing good for the community. This business sees community investment as a core part of the company’s values.

Finalists
  • JB Music Therapy
  • Market Collective
  • Intrinsi
  • Trace Associates Inc.
Winner

Customer Service Excellence Award

Presented to the Calgary small business that is dedicated to continuously striving to exceed customer expectations, deliver industry leading standards of service and is creative and innovative around customer experience.

Finalists
  • SPLICE Software
  • Martinizing by Stephen Cleaners
  • Raven Bay Services
  • Millennium Mortgage Group
Winner

Environmental Stewardship Award

Presented to a Calgary small business that has demonstrated commitment and has been influential in the area of environmental sustainability through leadership and the integration of environmentally responsible practices into their business model.

Finalists
  • River Café
  • SkyFire Energy
  • SwizzleSticks SalonSpa
  • Boxwood Café
Winner

Innovation Award

Presented to the Calgary small business that is pushing conventional boundaries, and is disrupting and reshaping their industry through groundbreaking achievements in bringing innovation to market.

Finalists
  • Blue Spark Energy
  • AppColony Inc.
  • Beep Auto Service Finder
  • Stream Systems Ltd.
Winner

Aboriginal Entrepreneurship Award (New for 2015)

Presented to a leading Aboriginal small business, which through a strong business concept shows plans for future growth and viability over the long term.

Finalists
  • NATION Imagination
  • Tailfeathers Environmental Services
  • Wandering Spirit Native Awareness Ltd.
  • Whitney Contracting
Winner