We are excited to present the 2019 East Hants & Districts Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards, on October 22nd at the Oakfield Golf and Country Club. You can expect many exciting changes this year. Award categories have been redesigned, and for the first time, the EHCC membership* has the honor of determining the winner.
The Top 3 Finalists of the 2019 Award Categories are:
Outstanding Customer Service (Public Vote)
Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion – Sponsored by Futureworx (Public Vote)
Non-profit of the Year
Agricultural Business of the Year
Export Business of the Year
Tom Parker Chamber Member of the Year *Chosen by EHCC Board of Directors
New Business of the Year
Micro Business of the Year
Business of the Year (2-6 employees)
Business of the Year (6+ employees)
Note: An individual, business, or organization that is nominated in more than 1 award category will have the opportunity to determine which category they would like to participate in. Also, an individual, business, or organization may not be a finalist in a category if they have won in that category in the past two years.
We look forward to another amazing event at Oakfield Golf and Country Club, October 22nd and hope to see you there.
We are pleased to announce Don Mills, Co-founder and CEO of Narrative Research will be the Keynote Speaker at this years Business Excellence Awards.
Don is the co-founder and CEO of Corporate Research Associates Inc. (now Narrative Research), one of Canada’s leading public opinion and market research companies. Don continues to be associated with Narrative research as Chair of the Board and Senior Counsel and is a recognized expert in public opinion in Canada. He continues to be actively engaged in business through investment in a number of private sector companies through Crane Cove Holdings Limited. He recently became a partner in Cabco Communications. He is also a columnist for the Saltwire Network with his “To the Point” column and for Brunswick News with his “On the Edge “ column. His columns appear in all major newspapers across the region.
Don has been active in the community over his career having been on the Boards of nearly two dozen organizations, many in a leadership role, including Dalhousie University, the Halifax Chamber of Commerce, the Halifax International Airport Authority, the IWK Foundation, the Halifax Partnership and the Arthritis Society. He currently sits on the Boards of Canada Research Insights Council, the New Scotland Clothing Company, 100 Seeds and Atlantic Institute of Market Studies.
He has been and continues to be an advocate for change across Atlantic Canada especially with regard to population growth and immigration.
Prior Years’ Winners