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  • MEDIA RELEASE
     
    The Chamber is looking for innovators, trailblazers, entrepreneurs, and leaders for its annual Outstanding Business Achievement Awards
     
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
    November 15, 2021
     
    Sault Ste. Marie - The Sault Ste. Marie Chamber of Commerce (SSMCOC) is pleased to announce that it is now accepting nominations for its annual Outstanding Business Achievement Awards.
     
    The annual SSMCOC Outstanding Business Achievement Awards recognize businesses, organizations, and agencies that have made significant strides in overall growth and success, safety, diversification and accessibility, employee relations, customer service, innovation, and exporting. Additionally, the Chamber will recognize the successes and community contributions made by several individual business leaders.
     
    This year’s award categories include:
    • Business of the Year Awards (3 categories: up to 9 employees, 10 to 25 employees, 26+ employees)
    • Community Non-Profit Business of the Year Award
    • Downtown Business of the Year Award
    • Indigenous Business of the Year Award
    • Community Investment Awards (3 categories: up to 9 employees, 10 to 25 employees, 26+ employees)
    • Beyond Sault Ste. Marie Awards (2 categories: up to 49 employees, 50+ employees)
    • Innovation Award
    • Safe Work, Sound Business Award
    • Employer of the Year Award
    • Leader in Accessibility Award
    • Diversity Award
    • Rising Star New Business Award
    • Customer First Award - Business, Non-Profit or Agency
    • Indigenous Professional of the Year Award
    • Customer First Award - Individual
    • Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award
     
    The deadline to submit a nomination is Friday, January 14th, 2022. Anyone wishing to nominate a local Chamber-member business, organization, or businessperson, can visit www.ssmcoc.com/business-award-nominations for details and online nomination.
     
    The Outstanding Business Achievement Awards will be handed out on Saturday, March 26th, 2022, at the Chamber’s annual OBAA “Reaching for the Stars” celebration.
     
    About the Sault Ste. Marie Chamber of Commerce
    The Sault Ste. Marie Chamber of Commerce is a not-for-profit organization comprised of 700 plus businesses and agencies in Sault Ste. Marie and has been serving the needs of this community since 1889. The Sault Ste. Marie Chamber of Commerce will lead the way as the voice of business, advancing economic prosperity for its membership and the business community. Learn more about the SSMCOC at www.ssmcoc.com 
     
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    SSMCOC Media Contact:
    Don Ferguson
    Communications Officer
    Sault Ste. Marie Chamber of Commerce
    E: don@ssmcoc.com
     

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