Celebrating Annapolis Valley Businesses for more than 25 years!

So you’ve been nominated… Now what?!

Your official nomination, whether from the public or a self nomination is just the first step in competing for an
Annapolis Valley Business Award. The following steps are required to be in the running.

Please review each step carefully and pay special attention to the eligibility requirements and deadlines. Steps on how to proceed with your nomination can also be found here on the Nomination Process Quick Sheet.

Step 1

Eligibility Requirements

Read and review the Eligibility Requirements to ensure your business qualifies & is in the right category. Accuracy of the selected category is the responsibility of the nominee, ensuring that you meet all eligibility requirements of your selected category. 

Step 2

Nominee Information Form

Complete the Nominee Information Form to ensure we have your correct information and to select a category. This form confirms that you’re proceeding with the nomination!


Deadline: 11:59 pm, April 10th, 2024

Step 3

Judging Packages

Complete your Judging Package based on your selected category. Packages will be emailed to confirmed nominees on April 4th, 2024

Deadline: 11:59 pm, April 24th, 2024

Accuracy of the submitted materials is the responsibility of the nominee. Information given on the nominee information form and judging package will be used exactly as submitted in the award ceremony through production, presentation, and recognition in the media.

Next Steps: Finalists 

Finalists will be notified by email by Chamber staff on May 3rd, 2024. There will be a public announcement on May 6th, 2024 – it will be posted on Chamber social media channels, on the Chamber website, and in the e-newsletter. Please note at this time we do not contact all nominees to inform them if they are not finalists.

What happens if I am a finalist?

Finalists have an exciting month of publicity ahead of them! Finalists will be promoted via the Chamber’s social media channels, on the Chamber website, and in the e-newsletter. We host a video shoot for content that will be played during the night of the Awards. Video appointments are available for booking between May 6th – 17th. Finalists attend the awards ceremony on June 6th to celebrate their achievements and announce the winners.

*If you are not a finalists you are still welcome to attend the event!