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Eligibility, Rules & Regulations

Eligibility

  • All Nominees must be, or employed by, a Brandon Chamber of Commerce member business, in good standing for a minimum of one year from the time of nomination, with offices located within the Westman Region;
  • Selection Panellists and their immediate family, business partners, employers, and employees are ineligible from being nominated for an award;
  • Current board members are not eligible to win an award and for a minimum of two years after being on the board;
  • Where a board director has a current relationship to the recommended recipient (immediate family, business, business partners, employers and employees) they must declare a conflict of interest and refrain from voting on that submission.

 

Rules and Regulations

  • Nomination packages must be for one business only;
  • A separate nomination package must be submitted for each award category in which the nominee is to be considered;
  • Nominees may receive an award in one category only.  If a nominee is a finalist in more than one category, their submission will stand in the category where they have achieved the highest score;
  • A nominee may be moved to another category at the discretion of the nomination committee or selection panel;
  • A business may nominate themselves for an award, with the exception of the Business Person of The Year;
  • A business/person may be re-nominated in any future year;
  • Award Recipients are eligible to be a recipient in the same category after 10 years;
  • The Brandon Chamber of Commerce reserves the right to limit the number of selected nominees, and/or withhold an award in any category;
  • Nomination packages will not be returned.  Please do not include materials that you would like returned;
  • Tapes, videos or other additional information will not be accepted.