2019 Small Business Calgary Awards

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
  • GPI Outdoor Designs
  • Pekarsky & Co
  • RedBloom Salon
  • True Buch Kombucha
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
  • Black Belt Jung's Taekwondo
  • CrushCamp 
  • LAMOSE Inc. 
  • TradeSpace
Winner

Company Culture Award

The company culture award is present to a company leading the way in employee engagement, satisfaction and retention. 

Finalists
  • Dogma Training and Pet Services
  • Fiasco Gelato
  • POD Marketing 
  • TWT Group
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
  • Provision Analytics
  • ThinkTank Innovations Ltd. 
  • TriCore Carbon Solutions 
  • Whipcord
Winner

KPMG 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
  • Hedkandi Salon
  • Hippo Hug 
  • True Buch Kombucha
  • Western Ball Hockey
Winner

Social Entrepreneurship Award

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

Finalists
  • Cerebral Palsay Association in Alberta
  • Hippo Hug
  • Local Laundry
  • True Buch Kombucha
Winner

BBB Ethical Business Award

Presented to the Calgary small business that can demonstrate a commitment to advancing marketplace trust through ethical business practices.  

Finalists
  • Active Converstion
  • Citizen Dental Hygiene
  • InSite Performance Coaching
  • The Dragonfly Wellness
Winner

 

TD Diversity and Inclusion Award

Presented to a Calgary small business that is a leader in progressing principles of inclusion and diversity in the workplace and in the community.

Finalists
  • Milk Jar Candle Company
  • Virtual Gurus
Winner