The Barrie Chamber utilizes Awardify; a user friendly, secure, Canadian-made awards management platform to ensure the integrity of the award selection process. Nominated by the public, the nominees will submit their applications to the system to then be evaluated by an impartial panel of judges from across Ontario.

The Awards Judging Panel consists of external key community figures who bring their professional experience and unique perspectives to the table. Together, they assess each submission and determine which companies deserve top-ranks and coveted awards in each category. Judges will review the submissions and rate the work against provided criteria through a secure online system, to determine the top 3 finalists in each category.

The Barrie Chamber of Commerce staff is not involved in selecting nominees or finalists. 

Judging Criteria is listed with each category description. Judging is performed online by professionals from across the region.  All entries are scored based on judging criteria and submitted anonymously. Judges will not know the name of the company that nominated each individual or business.  


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