News Release: 3/7/2018 Nominations for the 2018 ABEX Awards open on March 8

March 07, 2018
The ABEX Awards, presented by Conexus Credit Union, are recognized across Saskatchewan as a mark of excellence by the business community. The ABEX Awards are the longest-running business recognition program of its kind and have been celebrating business excellence in Saskatchewan for 35 years.

This year the ABEX Awards categories are: New Venture, Growth and Expansion, Community Involvement, Innovation, Export, Young Entrepreneur of the Year, Service, Marketing, and Priority Focus.

The Priority Focus award is presented to a Saskatchewan business that has gone above and beyond in demonstrating business excellence in an area that mirrors a select Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce policy priority. This year, that policy priority is Mental Health.

The Priority Focus award will be presented to a company that has demonstrated commitment and dedication to recognizing and investing in psychological health and wellness in the workplace in a variety of ways, such as policy development, training and introducing new processes and services.

Additional awards are presented to the Business Leader of the Year, the Community Leader of the Year, and the Business of the Year.

Nominations will be accepted from March 8th until June 29th via the Saskatchewan Chamber website at

Nominations are adjudicated by an independent accounting firm, and Finalists and Winners are selected by an impartial judging committee made up of Saskatchewan business leaders, including past-Chairs of the Edwards School of Business, the Hill School of Business, Saskatchewan Polytechnic and Junior Achievement Saskatchewan.

The ABEX Awards ceremony will be taking place on October 20th at TCU Place in Saskatoon.

Steve McLellan, CEO
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