Torbay Business Awards


The Torbay Business Awards program provides opportunity to recognize the best of the best in Torbay Business!

The Town appreciates all of Torbay’s business and not-for-profit organizations and is thankful for their ongoing dedication and commitment. The Awards program offers an opportunity to shine a spotlight on these businesses and organizations through a public nomination process.


Nominations are Open!

The Town of Torbay encourages all residents and businesses to recognize local businesses and not-for-profit organizations through the Torbay Business Awards Program.

Nominating is as easy as 1-2-3!  Simply scroll down to select the most fitting category, complete that category’s online nomination form and press the submit tab!

Please be as descriptive and detailed as possible. All nominations are provided to an external selection panel who will evaluate each submission based on the information expressed in the nomination forms. The Town Council and Staff do not choose the winners and play an unbiased role in the Business Awards program.

Nominations must be received before 4:00pm on Friday November 19th, 2021.


The categories are:

Business of the Year Award

Awarded to the business that exemplifies an all-round excellence in business as well as a significant contribution to the community.

Young Entrepreneur Award

Awarded to a youth, under the age of 35, that has made a significant impact on the community with regards to a business sector and contribution to community events.

New/Emerging Business Award

Awarded to a business that has been in operation for more than 1 year and less than 3 years, has made a significant impact on the community, and shows promise to continue its success in the future.

Economic Impact Award

Awarded to the business that is viewed as an economic driver within the community through its sustainable approach to business, as well as investment in the community that has significant positive impact on the economy of Torbay.

Customer Commitment Award

Awarded to the business that delivers consistent, superior, customer service and commitment to their patrons.

Not-for-Profit Excellence Award

Awarded to an organization that contributes to the economic, social, and/or cultural well-being of the community of Torbay resulting in significant social impact.


If you are unable to nominate online, please contact the Town’s Economic Development and Tourism Officer, Deanne Lawrence at DLawrence@Torbay.ca or phone 709-437-6532, ext 230. Alternate arrangements to nominate can be accommodated.