Have you ever bought a bottle of single malt only because it had won some medals in the past? Winning an award is as important for the owners as it is for the consumers of a brand. It can give an extra edge to your business over your competitors. But you may wonder – will it be worth it for your small business? Well, no matter what your business size is, entering a small business award in Canada could be a good idea.
Marketing is everything these days. If you have just started with your venture, you might not have a marketing team yet to promote your brand better in front of your target audiences. And the small business awards can do just that for you! The CanadianSME Small Business Awards 2021 could be that perfect stage for you to not only win accolades for your business but also to stand out & shine in front of the world. It is the perfect place for all small and medium enterprises in the country where their hard work, grit, passion, and dedication are given the right platform to get recognized. Moreover, it could be the perfect opportunity for you to materialize your connections and attract more customers and partners.
Sounds good, right? But you must be thinking, why CanadianSME Small Business Awards? Why not anything else? Well, to answer this, the first thing which is important for you to know is that, we do not have an unfair jury. This award is designed to recognize the contribution of small businesses to the Canadian economy. We know that small businesses play a huge role in supporting the economy of the country. Hence, our awards are in no way biased or prejudiced.
If you’re still not sure, here are 5 more benefits of nominating your small business for an award with us-
1. Get Recognized & Market Your Brand Better
You might have overlooked business awards all this while. However, this could be just the right marketing tool for your small business in Canada. Even if you are just shortlisted for the award, you will have a good chance to get your brand recognized. This award is created to honor your hard work and it could be a great PR opportunity for you. Also, it can open new doors for you to get contracts, find new supply channels and break into new markets.
2. Reset Yourself & Focus on Your Hard Work
Being a part of such events and award ceremonies will provide you with some time to just sit back and relax. It will give you a few moments of slowing down a bit, reflect on your journey, learn new things, and re-focus on your goals. Also, being a part of such a prestigious award show will make you proud of yourself and your hard work. You will be surrounded by like-minded entrepreneurs and it will make a way for you to reset yourself, with new ideas.
3. Increase Credibility & Gain New Ideas
A small business award win, or just a nomination for the same, can act as a third-party endorsement for your brand. This can give a seal to your products and services and could be a sign of quality for your potential customers. Not only will you gain new and innovative ideas from fellow attendees, but you can also increase your and your business’s credibility in front of the world. Just being a part of the show will send out positive signals to your customers and your business name will be engraved in their memories forever.
4. Attract Talents & Build an Everlasting Team
Employees are always on the lookout for companies that they can be a part of for the good. If you have stories to tell and if you think you are ready to grow your business family, who knows, you might end up recruiting the best of talents from such award ceremonies? Simply put, business awards can increase your stature in front of new and probable recruits.
5. Get Venture Capital Funding & Angel Investors
The angel investors and venture capitals, along with banks, look at such award lists and rankings to get hold of powerful businesses. Hence, being a part of an award will not only bring you to the forefront for your competitors, credible employees, and customers but can also be an essential part of your business growth. How? Well, you might get noticed by such funders and investors who can help you with your succession acquisition, profit management, and growth strategy for the future.
Wrapping it Up,
Above everything else, the CanadianSME Small Business Awards 2021 is FREE. Do you need any more reason to nominate your business for the same? Submit your application before 5th December 2021, and take the next leap towards success for your small business. Stand out, shine with your achievements, and be an integral part of an ever-growing community of leaders, learners and the crème de la crème of entrepreneurs in Canada.