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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.

THIS YEAR'S THEME IS: Dare to do things differently: Power up your growth!

For more information, visit https://www.bdc.ca/en/small-business-week

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

  • Women in Business Lunch - October 18
  • Lunch with Rotary - October 19
  • Grande Prairie Chamber Awards of Distinction - October 20

We will also host a Chamber Member Business Showcase the following week on October 27.

VISIT OUR EVENTS CALENDAR FOR DETAILS AND REGISTRATION!

Nominations for our 2022 Grande Prairie Chamber Awards of Distinction are now closed. 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

Recipients will be announced during Small Business Week.

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 cindy@gpchamber.com.

THANK YOU TO OUR 2022 BDC SMALL BUSINESS WEEK SPONSORS:

BDC - National Sponsor/Award Sponsor

ATB Financial - Award Sponsor/Reception Sponsor

City of Grande Prairie - Proclamation Sponsor/Award Sponsor

County of Grande Prairie - Proclamation Sponsor/Award Sponsor

Community Futures Grande Prairie & Region - Award Sponsor

Grande Prairie Regional Innovation Network - Award Sponsor

Grande Prairie Regional Tourism Association - Award Sponsor

MNP - Award Sponsor

Swan City Rotary Club - Luncheon Sponsor/Award Sponsor

Community Foundation of Northwestern Alberta - Award Tabulation Sponsor

2021 Grande Prairie Chamber Awards of Excellence recipients

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

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