Nominations open for small business awards

Nominations open for small business awards by Crystal Laderas Posted May 29, 2017 12:16 pm MDT Calgary’s business community is celebrating all the new bosses that have sprout up during some difficult economic times.Nominations are now open online for the 2017 Small Business Week Calgary Awards, in nine categories including Breakout Business, ATB Small Business of the Year and Community Impact.“In this recent downturn, small businesses felt the pinch earlier and have felt if for longer,” Chamber of Commerce spokesperson Scott Crockatt explained. “But the silver lining to that is we’ve seen thousands of new businesses open up. A lot of those businesses are taking different strategies. They’re innovating and exploring new markets and focusing on doing good in the world.”He added existing businesses are particularly resilient, and know how to survive through a boom and bust economy. Past winners include Fiasco Gelato, Alberta Boot Company and Calgary Elite Roofing. (Pixabay) AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email

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