New People’s Choice Award will celebrate community impact of small local business

Charlottetown, PE – The Greater Charlottetown Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the award categories and welcomes nominations for the Chamber’s “Biggest Night of the Year”. The 13th Annual President’s Excellence Awards sponsored by Atlantic Lottery will celebrate the business community in nine categories including a new People’s Choice award.

The new People’s Choice Community Impact award will recognize a small locally owned and operated business that has earned an engaged following and loyal support from the community through collaboration, and innovation. Award finalists in this category will be chosen by a panel of independent judges with the winner determined by the public through online voting.

The Chamber will also celebrate businesses in the following award categories: Excellence in Business, Excellence in Customer Service, Emerging Business Excellence, Workplace Excellence, Export Excellence, Not-for-Profit Excellence, Volunteer of the Year, and Entrepreneur of the Year.

Nominations will be accepted in seven of the nine categories until May 18th, 2018 with a panel of independent judges adjudicating the nominations to determine finalists.  The Volunteer of the Year and Entrepreneur of the Year award recipients are determined by the Executive Committee of the Chamber’s Board of Directors.

The President’s Excellence Awards Gala will be held on Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at the Delta Prince Edward Hotel.   To nominate a deserving business, visit and complete the online form, or contact Abby Goodwin at 902-628-2000 x226 for more information.

The Greater Charlottetown Area Chamber of Commerce serves as the “Voice of Business” on economic issues for close to 1,000 members, representing more than 18,000 employees in small, medium and large enterprises in the capital region. For further information on the Chamber, visit the website at or call 902-628-2000.