Calling all makers, artisans, producers and crafters in Alberta!

 

If you have a product that is made in Alberta, you may be eligible for the first Made in Alberta Awards. The awards celebrate the ingenuity, creativity and quality of Alberta products and entry is open now. Albertans love Alberta-made products, but getting the word out about local businesses can be hard. The first annual Made in Alberta Awards is your chance to share the news about your great product. The awards celebrate locally made goods in seven categories: Furnishings and Home Decor, Fashion and Accessories, Games and Leisure, Beauty, Food, Drink and Crafts. If it’s made in Alberta and available for retail sale in the province until September 2019, it’s eligible!

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

Submission deadline: All submission forms must be filled out by April 30, 2019.

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

Issue: September 2019.

Event and Marketplace: September 2019.

 

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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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