Best Entrepreneur, Small to Medium Sized Business - Nunavut
Best Entrepreneur, Small to Medium Sized Business - Northwest Territories
Best Entrepreneur, Small to Medium Sized Business - Yukon
Businesses with 100 employees or fewer are eligible for this award.
Judges will be looking for businesses that offer an outstanding product or service, coupled with great people, innovative marketing and outstanding customer service.
Best Large Business - All Territories
Businesses in Yukon, NWT or Nunavut with over 100 employees are eligible for this award. Judges will be looking for businesses that offer an outstanding product or service, coupled with great people, innovative marketing and outstanding customer service.
Most Innovative Company
This award is for companies that have successfully identified new products or services and brought them to market, or have adapted an existing product or service for a new market.
Best Marketing Campaign
This award recognizes companies who have developed and implemented a marketing strategy that has delivered measurable benefits such as increased awareness, profit, sales and usage.
Top Aboriginal-Owned Business
Companies that are at least 75% aboriginal owned, with the aboriginal owners in the Yukon, NWT or Nunavut, are eligible for this category.
Best New Business
To be eligible for this award the company must be less than two years old. The judges will be looking for innovative business ideas or a clear point of differentiation. Did the company identify a gap in the market for something new? Is it offering a product or service with a special twist that has current and future potential?
All companies registered in the Yukon, Northwest Territories or Nunavut are eligible to enter the Frozen Globe awards program.
Judges will determine the winners based on the following criteria:
Position within an industry or service sector such as a sector leader, moving up within the sector or specialist in particular products or services
Record of corporate social responsibility, including contribution to community, sector and profession
Willingness to innovate and success of innovations
Strong management team who manage the affairs of the company efficiently and successfully
Record of customer service
Ability to take risks, address risks head on and overcome them to achieve success
Track record for hiring, developing and retaining staff
Impact on the northern business scene
There will be one judge from each territory and two judges from southern Canada. Check back later for a full list.