2022 Small Business Awards

It's that time of year again...time to celebrate, and recognize our small businesses! Get your nominations in for the 2022 County of Northern Lights Small Business Awards before 11 pm on October 19th! 

County of Northern Lights Small Business Award categories:

  • Business of the Year
  • New Business of the Year
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Business Leader of the Year
Nomination Guidelines and Eligibility
  • Business must be located within the County of Northern Lights.
  • Business must be registered in the County of Northern Lights business registration program.
  • Eligible registered businesses are shown in the dropdown menu in the nomination forms. 
  • Only completed nominations will be considered. Nominations must include at least one sentence about why you are nominating the business for the award.
  • Nominations close at 11:00 pm on October 19, 2022
  • Winners will be announced at the Small Business Awards dinner on Friday, October 28th.

A detailed description of each award is available here, and the online nomination form. Include your name on your completed nomination and be entered to win a County prize pack! 

Submit your nominations for a registered County business here.

Small Business Awards & Dinner Tickets

Tickets for the Small Business Awards and Dinner are available for purchase from the County of Northern Lights office in Manning 780-836-3348, or the Manning and District Chamber of Commerce 780-836-9700. 

Tickets are $20+gst. Purchase 8-9 tickets and we will reserve a table for you!

Small Business Recognition Doesn't End There!

There are more organizations accepting small business awards nominations from the community, staff members and business owners, managers and supervisors. Check them out below!


Manning & District Chamber of Commerce Business Awards:  
Open to the general public to nominate a small business that is part of the Manning & District Chamber of Commerce for a Chamber Small Business award. 

ATB Employer of Choice Award: Open to staff members employed by a business located in the County of Northern Lights or Town of Manning to nominate their employer for the Employer of Choice Award. This award is graciously sponsored by ATB Financial in Manning. Thank you, ATB!

Employee of the Year Award: Open to business owners, managers and supervisors that operate in the County or Town of Manning. Nominations are limited to 1 (one) employee nomination per department.

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