Outstanding Workplace of the Year

2024 Business Awards | Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce


The Outstanding Workplace of the Year Award honors a business that shows a commitment to a healthy work environment through practices that benefit employees physically, intellectually and/or emotionally; has competitive employment packages; focuses on workplace culture as well as employee recognition and reward programs; is dedicated to professional development and/or advancement opportunities; and shows diversity in the workplace.


Eligibility Requirements:

  1. Nominee must be an active business located or operating in the Greater Victoria Region
  2. Nominee does not have to be a member to be nominated, but must be a member to be considered as a finalist
  3. Staff and their immediate family, the category sponsor and current Chamber Board members and their businesses are not eligible to be nominated for this award

Two finalists will be announced after the judging period and invited to attend theĀ 2024 Business Awards in May where the winner will be announced.

The two finalists will be contacted and filmed for a short video featuring their business that will be presented at the 2024 Business Awards. Ideally the video should feature/highlight the person who will be representing their business at the 2024 Business Awards.

Criterion Weight
Demonstrates a commitment to a healthy work environment 18.0%
Business builds strong workplace culture and is a competitive employer 18.0%
Business has a strong employee recognition culture 18.0%
Business provides professional development and/or advancement opportunities for employees 18.0%
Business demonstrates diversity in the workplace 18.0%
Other noteworthy contributions and accomplishments 10.0%