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BDC Small Business Week

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BDC Small Business Week 2022 is set for October 16-22.

BDC Small Business Week is an annual celebration of entrepreneurship that the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) has organized for over 42 years. Every year, close to 10,000 entrepreneurs gather to learn, network and celebrate the people building businesses across the country.

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The Grande Prairie & District Chamber of Commerce celebrates BDC Small Business Week with the following events:

  • Women in Business Lunch
  • Lunch with Rotary
  • Grande Prairie Chamber Awards of Distinction

We are now accepting nominations for our 2022 Grande Prairie Chamber Awards of Distinction. The categories are:

  • Greatest Impact Award of Distinction
  • Young Entrepreneur Award of Distinction
  • Diversity and Inclusion Award of Distinction
  • Legacy Business Award of Distinction
  • Indigenous Business Award of Distinction
  • Marketing Award of Distinction
  • Emerging Business Award of Distinction
  • Leading Edge Award of Distinction

Click on the GREEN button if you are nominating a business.

Click on the ORANGE button if you are SELF-NOMINATING YOUR BUSINESS.

Click on the criteria box to learn more about each category.

If you are interested in becoming a sponsor for our BDC Small Business Week celebration, please contact Cindy Simigan in our office by phone at 780-532-5340 or email

2021 Grande Prairie Chamber Awards of Excellence recipients

Past SBW Awards of Distinction Recipients (Business Excellence Awards until 2014)

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