Year in and year out, the people in our industry work tirelessly to give growers the best products and services possible. Sometimes, one individual in a retail business stands out among the crowd year after year as going the extra mile, thanks to extraordinary leadership and vision.

It is time to recognize this individual, the leader, who has consistently demonstrated exceptional performance over time in serving his or her customers, industry, and association.
The successful individual will be selected by a committee of peers based on accomplishments in the following areas:

NOMINATION CRITERIA
1. Impact in the Agri-Retail Industry
Has made a significant impact in the agri-retail industry over at least 10 years in the business and is recognized as having a strong reputation for excellence and professionalism.


2. Continued Customer Service and Satisfaction
Is recognized as setting an industry standard for customer service and satisfaction, and will have a significant number of loyal, longstanding customers as a result.

3. Effective Employee Relations
Demonstrates proven, effective employee management and retention with a strong team of motivated, well-trained and/or experienced employees while supporting employees with strong compensation packages, training opportunities, and safety initiatives.

4. Effective Business Strategy
Demonstrates an ability to lead, adapt and thrive using an effective and successful business strategy that has resulted in long-term growth and success of the business.

5. Community and Industry Leadership
Demonstrates a lifetime of exceptional leadership in the industry and their local community and is recognized as a mentor and an inspiration to others in the industry through their leadership and commitment to excellence.

To nominate yourself or another individual for this award, please fill out the form below by Friday, December 4, 2020. If you have any questions about the CAAR award nomination process, please contact Lady Gabilo at lady@caar.org or 204-989-9304.
NOMINATION FORM 

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* NOMINATION SUBMITTED BY:

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* NOMINEE INFORMATION:

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* QUALIFICATIONS OF NOMINEE:
Please provide details under each area of why the retailer location deserves this award.

Impact in the Agri-Retail Industry:
Describe how the nominee had a significant impact over at least 10 years in the business and a strong reputation for excellence and professionalism. Please include a statement from an industry member (supplier, colleague or employee).

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* Continued Customer Service and Satisfaction:
Describe how the nominee sets the industry standard for customer service and satisfaction attracting a significant number of loyal, longstanding customers. 

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* Effective Employee Relations:
Describe how the nominee demonstrates proven, effective employee management and retention with a strong team of motivated, well-trained and/or experienced employees.

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* Effective Business Strategy:
Describe how the nominee demonstrates the ability to adapt and thrive using an effective and successful business strategy that has resulted in long-term growth and success of the business.

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* Community and Industry Leadership:
Describe how the nominee demonstrates a lifetime of exceptional leadership in the industry and the local community. Please include a list of community or industry organizations that the individual has supported over the years.

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