THE GALA 

The Chamber's Gala is an event that recognizes and highlights those who contribute to the development of our beautiful valley and its entrepreneurship. During the Gala, the following awards will be presented:

  • Entrepreneur of the Year;

  • Philanthropic Entrepreneur;

  • Young Entrepreneur;

  • and Ambassador. 

 

Each year, the Chamber's Gala brings together more than 100 entrepreneurs and personalities. It is an excellent opportunity for networking!

 

Entrepreneur of the Year

 

The Entrepreneur of the Year takes a vision and turns it into a profitable and sustainable reality. This award recognizes someone in the community who exemplifies and embodies the quality of a visionary and a willingness to take risks. He/she has an unwavering commitment to professional excellence, business growth, and a dedication to excellence in his/her community.

  • Be in business for at least 5 years.

  • Be a member of the Memramcook Chamber of Commerce.

  • Minimum of one employee.

  • The place of operation is located in Memramcook.

  • Demonstrated leadership.

  • Be innovative.

Philanthropic Entrepreneur

This award recognizes the efforts and success of an entrepreneur in making positive and meaningful contributions to our community through time, actions, Giving back to the community (monetary donation or volunteering), and the personal dedication of their employees. This entrepreneur and their company show compassion and act as a role model by supporting the community and its projects, demonstrating a positive attitude, and striving to make our community a better place.

  • Being a member of the Memramcook Chamber of Commerce.

  • Giving back to the community (monetary donation or volunteering).

 

Young Entrepreneur

This award recognizes the outstanding achievements of a young entrepreneur between the ages of 18 and 35. It is given to a young community leader who best exemplifies innovation through business acumen, displays a high level of social, cultural, and environmental awareness, and engages in opportunities for improvement to promote their business portfolio.

  • Be a member of the Memramcook Chamber of Commerce

  • The location of operation is in Memramcook. 

  • Demonstrate leadership.

  • Be innovative.

Ambassador


The Ambassador Award recognizes the tireless efforts of an individual who represents and promotes Memramcook and, in so doing, shares with others the story of our community and what it has to offer. This person succeeds in raising the profile of Memramcook through various agents of change (activities, community involvement, personal work), thus positively changing the perception of Memramcook and its entrepreneurs and acting as an extraordinary citizen, in this case, an ambassador.

  • Giving back to the community (volunteering)/Having a commitment to the community.

  • The person does not need to have a principal residence in Memramcook.