2017 Small Business Calgary Awards

Watch video interviews of all the 2017 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
  • Rockwood Custom Homes
  • Dogma Training and Pet Services
  • Prostar Cleaning and Restoration
  • GEM Inc. 
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
  • Momentum
  • TWT Group Inc.
  • Espy Experience
  • POD Marketing
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
  • Trout and Taylor
  • Barre Belle
  • Mulberry Maven
  • Virtual Gurus
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
  • Resolve Legal Group
  • JB Music Therapy
  • Good Company
  • Valentine Volvo
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
  • Learn Photography
  • Clear Float Spa
  • Nomad Mobile Gear Rentals
  • Barre Body Studio
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
  • ECCO Recycling and Energy Corporation
  • Skyfire Energy
  • Greengate Power Corp
  • Zen Earth Corp
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
  • JobJar
  • Hifi Engineering
  • Gabriella's Kitchen
  • Secret Spirits
Winner

Indigenous Entrepreneurship Award

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

Finalists
  • Auaron Aubin Consulting
  • Aahksoyo'p Indigenous Comfort Food
  • Corporate Cree Consulting
Winner

People's Choice Award 

Presented to the Calgary small business that can demonstrate they have engaged the loyal support of their community, determined by public vote.

Finalists
  • ROSSO Coffee Roasters
  • Clear Float Spa
  • Rumble Boxing
  • JobJar
Winner