Small Business of the Year

Halifax Chamber Halifax Business Awards | Halifax Chamber of Commerce


(Up to 24 Employees)


Nominees submit only once for the 2024 Halifax Business Awards (with one exception: Business Leader nominees may also apply in one other category for their organization). If you are nominated in multiple categories, choose the one that most applies.

If you are nominated multiple times in the same category, you only need to complete one submission.

Eligibility Requirements´╗┐

  1. Nominees must have an active business located or operating in HRM. The majority of the business must have provincial ownership and headquarters must be located provincially.
  2. Nominees must be an independently owned and operated business with a total number of employees not exceeding 25.
  3. Business must be owner operated for a minimum of two years, as of August 31 last year.
  4. Please note: Not for Profits/Crown Corporations/ 100% Government Funded Organizations are not eligible for this category.
Criterion Weight
Tell us about your organization. Help us understand who you are and what you do. 16.7%
How has your company evolved in the past three years? What is your strategy to sustain your company's growth model? 16.7%
What are you doing to ensure your business continues to be successful? What obstacles have you overcome to achieve success in your industry? How did you overcome them? 16.7%
Please identify a key event/change for your business in the past 12-24 months and explain how it has contributed to your business success. 16.7%
How are you a part of/contributing to the Halifax business community? How are you making it stronger? 16.7%
What is your organization doing to advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace? 16.7%