Help celebrate and highlight businesses and community organizations in Innes Ward and the East End that make our community sparkle!

The Gems of Innes Awards 2021 Categories

 

Best Restaurant/Café

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Best Professional Service Business (medical, legal, real estate, etc.)

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Best Retail Business – Merchandise

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Best Retail Business – Food (including take-out)

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Best Arts/Culture Business/Organization

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Best New Business

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Best Community Support Organization

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Best Personal Service Business (gym, salon, etc.)

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Favourite Frontline Worker

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Favourite Frontline Business

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COVID-19 Community HERO

What is a Gem of Innes?

The Gems awards are an opportunity to recognize and appreciate outstanding small businesses and service organizations that are unique to Orléans and make our community a more vibrant place to live, work and play.

 

Who can recognize a Gem?

Anyone in the general public can nominate their favourite Innes and Orléans small business or community organization. Help us recognize those who make our community stand out!

 

What are the criteria for a Gems Selection?

The business or community organization must be within or service residents of Innes Ward. The Gems of Innes Award aims to recognize those that provide outstanding customer service. Nominate your favourites!

 

How are the Gems selected?

The submitted nominations will be reviewed by a panel of community members.

 

How do I submit a nomination and when is the deadline?

Fill out the application form below. The nomination deadline has been extended to July 2nd!