Posted March 5, 2022

Business Excellence Awards Nominations

Nominations will be accepted starting April 22, 2022 at 6:00 am until May 24, 2022 at 11:59 pm. Customer Service Award voting will take place from June 16, 2022, 6:00 am until July 14, 2022, 11:59 pm.


Business Of The Year Award

Congratulations to our 2022 Business of the Year nominees:

Large Business
Barkman Concrete
Silver Lining Care
Smitty’s Steinbach

Medium Business
Days Inn Steinbach
Main Bread & Butter Co.
Natural Proteins Inc.
Nature’s Farm Food Shed
Steinbach Dental Clinic
Super Splash
Unger Feeds and Meats

Small Business
Crossings Funeral Care
Leo’s Mobile Tax
Old Church Bakery
Simply Boxed
Stone City Coffee Roasters
Sweaty Training

The Business of the Year Awards recognize a small business, a medium business, and a large business that exemplify excellence in most, if not all, of the following areas:

  • Growth and Stability
  • Innovation
  • Quality of Product and/or Service
  • Human Resource Practices
  • Commitment to Community and/or Industry

Small Business: 10 employees or less
Medium Business: 11 – 49 employees
Large Business: 50 or more employees
* full-time equivalent

Presented By: 

steinbach credit union



Community Involvement Award

Congratulations to our 2022 Community Involvement nominees:

Steinbach Pistons
Steinbach Sobeys
Smitty’s Steinbach

The Community Involvement Award recognizes a business or organization that has demonstrated leadership, made significant contributions to improve the well-being of the community and promotes community involvement as part of their corporate culture.


Presented By: 

RBC Bank



Customer Service Award

Congratulations to our 2022 Customer Service nominees:

Blatz B-stro
Burrito Hut
Coffee Culture Cafe & Eatery
Denver’s Window Cleaning
Eva Nails
Fairway Ford
Fleuriste XO Flowers
Jacob’s Locksmithing
Kal Tire Steinbach
Smitty’s Steinbach
Super Splash
Unger Feeds and Meats
Viet House Restaurant


The Customer Service Award is presented to a business that is recognized by the public for the outstanding quality and consistency of their customer service.


Presented By: 

Niverville credit union



Future Leader Award

Congratulations to our 2022 Future Leader nominees:

Evan Schinkel
Jamie Roy
Stefan Hodelman

The Future Leader Award recognizes an individual between 18 to 35 years of age who demonstrates admirable leadership and vision within an organization or business. This person has significantly impacted their business or organization, driven positive change and/or innovation, and deserves recognition for his or her contributions to our community and/or their industry.

Presented By: 


Non-Profit Excellence Award

Congratulations to our 2022 Non-Profit Excellence nominees:

enVision Community Living
Safe Families Steinbach
Steinbach Family Resource Center
Youth For Christ Steinbach

The Non-Profit Excellence Award recognizes a non-profit organization that is known for enhancing the social, cultural, environmental and economic well-being of our community.  This non-profit organization has been successful in achieving their vision and mandate, as evidenced by the quality of the organization’s programs and services, as well as its innovative practices.

Presented By: 

schinkel properties logo


2022 Video Sponsor

world trade centre logo

2022 Decor Sponsor


2022 Wine Sponsor



All businesses and individuals from Steinbach and surrounding areas are eligible for nomination.

All nominations received before the deadline (May 24, 2022, 11:59pm) will be accepted.

An independent selection committee, consisting of community members, reviews submissions and selects an award recipient in each category, with the exception of the Customer Service Award. The Customer Service Award is awarded by way of a public vote. The nominee with the highest number of unique public votes receives the award.

All information collected throughout the process is kept confidential.

The selection committee reserves the right to not present an award in the event that there are no qualified candidates.









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