The Business of the Year Awards consist of online submissions; materials must be submitted by July 21, 2022 by 4pm.

If you foresee a conflict meeting this deadline please contact us at 403-347-4491. Once the deadline has passed no further submissions can be uploaded.


Create your member account .

  • Select the category you wish to enter, and submit your information according to the specifications for the category
  • All supporting materials listed are required. For questions or concerns, contact our office
  • Entries will be saved in your member account, and can be edited up until the entry deadline July 21, 2022). If you require assistance with submissions, please contact our office at 403-347-4491.

Accuracy of submitted materials is the responsibility of the applicant. Information given on the entry form will be used exactly as submitted in the award ceremony through production, presentation, and recognition in the media.


  • Online submission, including all supporting documentation, must be complete by July 21, 2022 by 4pm.
  • After this deadline, the committee reserves the right to extend the deadline for a SPECIFIC category and solicit additional entries in the event that there are less than three entries from a minimum of two companies in the category in question


  • Red Deer & District Chamber of Commerce reserves the right to disqualify incomplete submissions without notice. 
  • Acceptance of submissions received is at the discretion of Red Deer & District Chamber of Commerce.
  • Red Deer & District Chamber of Commerce reserves the right to realign categories due to volume of entries. If this process should take place, entrants will be notified
  • If there are fewer than two entries in any category, Red Deer & Chamber of Commerce reserves the right to eliminate that category from the competition. Nominations in that category can be submitted into another category if the nominee so wishes.
  • All entrants agree to be bound by these rules


Red Deer & District Chamber of Commerce Virtual Judges will bring their professional experience and unique perspectives in deciding which nominees will be finalists and winners in each category. Judges will review the submissions, and rate the work against provided criteria through a private, online system. Online judging will take place from July 25, 2022 to August 31, 2022.

Judging criteria are listed with each category description. The judging panel is comprised of individuals who are knowledgeable and supporters of the community. All entries are scored based on judging criteria.


The Business of the Year Awards gala recognizes the best of the best!

The Business of the Year Awards Gala will take place on Wednesday, October 19, 2022  at The Red Deer Polytechnic Arts Centre in Red Deer.

Make it a celebration for everyone - bring your team, clients, and supporters to the event!