The Red Deer & District Chamber of Commerce announced the three recipients of the 2016 Business of the Year Awards at their 35th annual Business Awards gala held Oct. 19th at the Red Deer College Arts Centre.
About 300 business leaders were on hand at the event to celebrate the success of local businesses.
The 2016 recipients included Jo(e) Social Media in the category of Business of the Year 1- 10 Employees; the Red Deer Rebels in the category of Business of the Year 11 – 20 Employees; Paul Davis Red Deer in the category of Business of the Year 21+ Employees and Empringham Disposal Corp. in the category of Young Entrepreneur.
The Business of the Year Awards are organized by the Red Deer & District Chamber of Commerce and held annually in conjunction with BDC’s Small Business Week. The Business Awards are presented in four categories to businesses within the Red Deer area. All companies, Chamber members and non-Chamber members are eligible to be nominated for an award. Finalists in each of the four categories are selected by an independent judging panel.