1. Business to Consumer Services
This award shall be presented to a company that distinguishes itself in the business to consumer services field, notably by its drive, originality, marketing projects, and knowledge of its clients.
This award shall be presented to a company that distinguishes itself for superior logistics performance and customer-satisfaction innovations, both business-to-business and business-to-consumer.
This award shall be presented to a company that distinguishes itself for exceptional accomplishment in terms of resource transformation or product and materials manufacturing.
4. High Technology & Innovation
This award shall be presented to a company that distinguishes itself for innovation that results in improved efficiency or effectiveness of new products, processes or technologies. Design, technical development and updating will all be considered. The product, process, or technology must be on the market.
This award shall be presented to a company that distinguishes itself primarily by its growth or its expanded volume in sales outside Canada through some of the following activities: product or service exports, investments, acquisitions or implementation of distribution centres or production units.
6. Human Resources
This award shall be presented to a company that has distinguished itself by its quality in management practices and the development of its human resources by promoting employee retention and loyalty; attracting quality employees; developing the workforce through training and mentoring and helping integrate new workers.
7. Best Marketing Campaign
This award shall be presented to a company who has planned and implemented an unparalleled marketing campaign within the last year. The originality as well as the financial success of the campaign will be just some of the criteria employed in evaluating the best marketing campaign.
8. Small Business (10 employees or less)
This award shall be presented to a company of 10 employees or less that distinguishes itself, by a significant progress of the company during the last year. This progress can be in the development of a specific project or related to the overall activities of the business.
9. Business to Business Services
This award shall be presented to a company that distinguishes itself for the outstanding quality of service offered to its clients and the efficiency of their operations.
10. Sustainable Development
This award shall be presented to an organization that has implemented a life cycle management approach for its product, service or processes thereby reducing impacts on the environment.
The Community Service Award
This award shall be presented to a non-profit organization that distinguishes itself for its outstanding positive, economic and/or social results through their services provided to the West Island community.