Manitoba Business Awards – Lieutenant Governor Awards

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The Lieutenant Governor Awards for Outstanding Contribution to the Community were established by the Manitoba Chambers of Commerce in 2001 to recognize the achievements of Manitoba’s most distinguished citizens and organizations. Its inductees have helped shape our province through their business success and commitment to excellence strengthening our Manitoba economy and community.

Presented at the annual Manitoba Business Awards Gala, the Manitoba Chambers of Commerce Lieutenant Governor Awards honour the Outstanding Contributions made by Manitoba’s foremost business leaders whose exemplary accomplishments of vision, leadership, integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and philanthropic contributions demonstrate consistent best practice in business at the highest level .

The Manitoba Business Awards Committee is responsible for managing the overall search by identifying and short listing potential nominees according to key criteria established by the Manitoba Chambers of Commerce in partnership with the Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba.

Recipients are chosen in two award categories, Outstanding Contribution to the Community by an Individual and Outstanding Contribution to the Community by a Business.

Lieutenant Governor Awards Criteria

Outstanding Contribution to the Community by an Individual:

The Lieutenant Governor Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Community by an Individual recognize excellence in the leadership of Manitoba’s corporate community who through their business endeavors over a lifetime and civic community leadership are dedicated to building a better Manitoba.

The recipient will be a Business Leader in Manitoba who exemplifies exceptional principled leadership, strategic thinking, and the pursuit of excellence, and balanced values both inside and outside his/her business. The committee will consider a variety of qualities including but not limited to: innovation, drive, passion and wisdom. The panel will seek individuals who demonstrate a commitment to their companies, their employees and their community.

As leading examples of achievement in business and in life, these individuals have demonstrated the qualities necessary to ensure the success and competitiveness of Manitoba in a global marketplace. The jobs they have created and the products and services they have developed play a significant role in maintaining our high standard of living. As leaders and mentors, they have earned the respect of their peers for their integrity and sound business ethics.

Recipients do not need to be affiliated with organizations that are members of the Manitoba Chambers of Commerce.

This award can be given posthumously.

Outstanding Contribution to the Community by a Business:

The Lieutenant Governor Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Community by a Business recognize excellence in the leadership of Manitoba’s corporate community who through their business endeavors and civic community leadership are dedicated to building a better Manitoba.

The recipient of this award is Manitoba business that has demonstrated unrivalled overall business excellence.  The committee will consider a variety of qualities including but not limited to: a proven track record of sustainability, growth, and sound financial management; demonstration of outstanding leadership; job creation; empowering their staff, providing career development for employees and a history of employee retention; continuously provide exemplary customer service; actively contribute to the community and have established a role as a strong corporate citizen and have achieved milestones in their field.

As leading examples of achievement in business and corporate responsibility, these businesses have demonstrated the qualities necessary to ensure the success and competitiveness of Manitoba in a global marketplace. The jobs they have created and the products and services they have developed play a significant role in maintaining our high standard of living. As leaders and mentors, they have earned the respect of their peers for their integrity and sound business ethics.

Recipients do not need to be members of the Manitoba Chambers of Commerce.

Lieutenant Governor Award Laureates

These distinguished laureates, showcasing the best in class, represent a diverse range of industries and include number of outstanding men and women who have received Manitoba’s most prestigious business honor, the Manitoba Chambers of Commerce Lieutenant Governor Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Community.

The Manitoba Chambers of Commerce, together the Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba have been honoured to celebrate the following recipients:

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