Has your pet care company grown over the past year? Do you have a clear vision and a positive company culture? Do you excel at animal welfare? Do you and/or your staff take part in education and certification programs? Then the IBPSA Pet Care Business Excellence Awards (“the Ibbys”) would like to recognize you. The Ibbys will be awarded for the following categories: Independent Provider Award, Facility Award, Franchisee Award, and Multiple Facility Award (details are in the nomination application, below). There are also Vendor Awards (see note, below).
 
Note: This submission form is for pet care provider nominations only. If you're an IBPSA Provider Member and would like to nominate an IBPSA Vendor Member for an Ibby, we've got you covered. Go here

Qualifications: You must have been in business for at least three years and a current IBPSA Member for at least six consecutive months as of June 30, 2019.
 
How winners are decided: Winners will be decided by the Ibbys Selection Committee. All members of the committee have signed NDAs and submitted information will remain confidential. 

Deadline: The deadline to submit your nomination is June 30, 2019.
 
Award presentations: Finalists will be notified by August 15th and winners will be announced on October 1, 2019, at the IBPSA Pet Care Services Educational Conference & Trade Show in Palm Springs, California (click here for details on the conference). Winners will be presented a trophy at the live event, be recognized on social media and in the following issue of Pet Care Pro Quarterly.

Don’t miss out on this chance to share how pawsome you are with the world! 
 
If you have any questions about the awards or the nomination process, contact courtney@ibpsa.com.
 
NOMINATION APPLICATION
 

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* 1. Will you have been in business for at least three years as of June 30, 2019? This is a nomination requirement.

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* 2. Will you have been a current IBPSA Member for at least six consecutive months as of June 30, 2019? This is a nomination requirement.

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* 3. What is your contact information?

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* 4. Nominated business details

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* 5. For which award are you nominating your business?

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* 6. What was your financial growth in the past year as a percentage? To calculate:

1) Subtract 2017 revenue number from 2018 revenue number. That gives you the total difference for the year. 
2) Divide the difference by the 2017 revenue number.
3) Multiply that number by 100 to get the percentage. 

Example: 2018 Revenue was $130,00. 2017 Revenue was 125,000. To calculate: 130,000-125,000 = 5,000/125,000 = .04 x 100 = 4% growth.

Note: The selection committee may request supporting documents which will be kept confidential.

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* 7. Please provide a written description of your business and its vision. Please limit to no more than 500 words.

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* 8. Please provide a written description of your company culture. Please limit to no more than 250 words.

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* 9. Please describe how your business excels in animal welfare (in your business practices, in your volunteer work, etc.). Please limit to no more than 250 words.

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* 10. Please list education and certifications completed by business owners and employees.

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* 11. Do you affirm the above provided information is true and correct?

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