Congratulations to the Winners and Runners-Up of the first-ever Made in Alberta Awards

Albertans love supporting local businesses. We love shopping the booths at craft fairs and farmers markets, the shelves at an increasing number of storefronts dedicated to local makers, or surfing around the province online. In order to shine a brighter light on the very best of these creations, we started the Made in Alberta Awards to celebrate and share the stories of local producers. Our judges combed through entries from across Alberta to select the winners in each of seven categories for our first-ever annual awards. They looked for entries that demonstrated the utmost quality and craftsmanship and had strong Alberta roots and stories. The overall winner, category winners and runners up are all here on the site, and we will continue to celebrate Alberta ingenuity and craftsmanship with stories about our entrants all year long. But that’s not all: you can also find many of our winners and finalists at our two marketplaces at Southcentre in Calgary (Sept. 21) and Kingsway in Edmonton (Sept. 28) our showcase at the Calgary Fall Home Show, or join us for our gala awards and makers conference on Sept. 20 at SAIT. 

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View Winners

GAMES AND LEISURE CATEGORY WINNER AND MADE IN ALBERTA AWARDS OVERALL WINNER

View the Runners-Up in the Games and Leisure category

BEAUTY CATEGORY WINNER

View the Runners-Up in the Beauty category

CRAFT CATEGORY WINNER

View the Runners-Up in the Craft category

DRINK CATEGORY WINNER

View the Runners-Up in the Drink category

FASHION AND ACCESSORIES CATEGORY WINNER

View the Runners-Up in the Fashion and Accessories category

FOOD CATEGORY WINNER

BLACK GARLIC

from Forage & Farm

Made in Foothills County

$12 to $15

forageandfarm.com  @forageandfarm

View the Runners-Up in the Food category

FURNISHINGS AND HOME DECOR CATEGORY WINNERS (TIE)

View the Runners-Up in the Furnishings and Home Decor category

Upcoming Events

Made in Alberta Conference
and Awards Celebration

Friday, September 20, 2019

SAIT Heritage Hall
Calgary, Alberta

Made in Alberta 
Markets 

Saturday, September 21, 2019

Southcentre mall in Calgary
9:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Saturday, September 28, 2019

Kingsway mall in Edmonton
9:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m

Made in Alberta Home Show Showcase

September 19 – 22, 2019

Calgary Fall Home Show
BMO Centre (Showcase only)

Made in Alberta Awards Platinum Sponsor

Made in Alberta Awards Venue Sponsor

Made in Alberta Awards Bronze Sponsor

Important Details

Entry fee: $100 per entry.

Eligibility: Any Alberta business or maker with a product that is made in the province and that will be available for retail purchase in Alberta through to the end of September 2019 is eligible to enter.

Categories

Furnishings and Home Decor: Furniture and home decor items for both home interiors and outdoors, including garden and patio.

Fashion and Accessories: Clothing, footwear, accessories and jewellery.

Beauty: Cosmetics, skincare and haircare. Wellness and healthcare products are not eligible.

Food: Edible packaged food items, including ingredients.

Drink: Packaged drinks, including alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages.

Games and Leisure: Sporting equipment, outdoor gear, pet items, games and toys.

Craft: Items that are handmade by a single maker, including paper goods such as stationery and journals, textiles, leather goods, baskets, musical instruments, woodwork and more.

Timeline for 2020

Entries Open: General entries open on November 1, 2020.

Submission deadline: All submission forms must be completed by February 29, 2020.

Product delivery: If your product is shortlisted, we may contact you for judging samples.

Issue: September 2020.

 

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Made in Alberta Awards

The Made in Alberta Awards celebrate great Alberta products, businesses and ingenuity. By highlighting Alberta-made products through a variety of channels, including digital, in print and in person, the Made in Alberta Awards program supports and promotes local businesses and encourages people to shop local.

Proudly made in Alberta.

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