2018 NEDC Business Awards

02nov6:00 pm2018 NEDC Business AwardsRecognition ~ Celebration ~ Achievement

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The NEDC Aboriginal Business Awards celebrate the accomplishments of the Nuu-chah-nulth businesses, NEDC clients and Aboriginal businesses within the Nuu-chah-nulth region.

This year, these awards will honor businesses in FIVE categories. A committee will review the nominations and select the recipients in accordance with the awards’ criteria. The awards will be presented at an awards ceremony celebrating aspiring entrepreneurs and Aboriginal business in our region.

Winners receive tickets to the Business Awards Gala, 1 night stay at Tigh-na-mara, increased awareness of their business, and well deserved recognition.


Who will you nominate for this years business awards?

<<<Awards Criteria>>> Learn about who you can nominate, and what the categories are.

<<<Nominate Here>>> Deadline: August 10, 2018

Gala Tickets available for purchase. Online ticket sales will open in the Fall of 2018 closer to the event. Contact Serena at NEDC or 1-866-444-6332 if you have questions.

BEST Youth-OWNED Business

This award is to acknowledge successful businesses that are majority-owned and operated by an individual under the age of 36.


This award is to acknowledge businesses in operation less than 4 years.

Best ARTS  & Cultural BUSINESS

This award is to acknowledge businesses who incorporate Nuu-chah-nulth Art and/or Culture into  products/services.

Best Environmental Business

This award acknowledges businesses demonstrating a commitment to protecting, respecting & celebrating the environment.

Business of the Year

This award acknowledges businesses demonstrating outstanding success.

Judging Criteria (exact importance of each category varies depending on award):  , Management, Marketing, Customer Service, Innovation, Business Exposure, Community Involvement, Years of Operation, Financial Viability (does the business break-even or make money)



November 2, 2018 6:00 pm(GMT+00:00)



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