Did an organization, business, business owner or employee exceed your expectations last year?

You can recognize and spread the word about that excellence by nominating them for a Countywide award.

Nominations are open for the Business and Community Achievement Awards presented annually by the Haliburton Highlands Chamber of Commerce.

“It’s important to get the word out there about the amazing organizations, businesses, and individuals that enrich our community,” said executive director Amanda Conn.

“Especially with the difficulties that so many businesses and our community as a whole have experienced [during the COVID-19 pandemic], it’s essential to recognize the work, innovation, and commitment our local businesses, organizations, and individuals have shown. We all want to hear stories of those who have thrived, innovated, and made the lives of others better.”


Award categories include Innovation & Creativity, Customer First – Employee, Customer First – Business, Skilled Trades & Industry, Tourism & Hospitality, Business Achievement, New Business of the Year, Not-For-Profit of the Year, Young Professional of the Year, Entrepreneur of the Year, and Highlander of the Year.

This year’s awards presentation gala will be held virtually. Details will be announced when finalized.

For awards information and to submit nominations, go to haliburtonchamber.com/ nominations-now-open-for-the-businesscommunity-achievement-awards/. To arrange for offline nominations, email Conn at ed@haliburtonchamber.com or call the office at 705-457-4700.

 Nominations close July 29 at 4 p.m.

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