Awards and Accolades
Gil Gardiner Marketing award for a Business, Facility or Attraction 2005
Awards creative and marketing campaigns including all principles of marketing. It is presented by Tourism Saskatchewan on an annual basis. This was a group award that was shared with TempleGardens Mineral Spa and Casino Moose Jaw for their getaway package. It is included direct mail, newspaper inserts, rack cards and brochure distribution. The Campaign more than exceeded all expectations.
Moose Jaw Business Excellence Awards (MJBEX) 2003
The second annual MJBEX awards saw the Tunnels of Moose Jaw win the award for Job Creation. This award takes into consideration the managerial and entry level positions created. The criteria also included the training and maintaining of staffs. These annual awards are presented by Moose Jaw the Chamber of Commerce to local businesses.
Achievement for Business Excellence (ABEX) Awards 2002
The year 2002 marks the 19th annual ABEX awards. The ABEX awards are presented to recognize outstanding businesses in Saskatchewan. The marketing award is given to the business demonstrating exceptional performance in marketing. The jury evaluates the success of the marketing program considering the nature of the product and the relative size of the business.
Saskatchewan Tourism Awards of Excellence 2001
Gil Carduner Marketing Award Winner
Individual Service Excellence Finalist
Recognizes excellence in the tourism industry in Saskatchewan. The Gil Carduner Marketing Award is presented to a Saskatchewan tourism business, facility, or attraction for the creation of a marketing program, which effectively met its objectives. The project was innovative, creative, and incorporated packaging and partnership. The individual service excellence award is given to an individual on the front line of the tourism industry who consistently demonstrates a high level of commitment to customer service.
City of Moose Jaw Heritage Award 2001
Signage/Adaptive Reuse Winner
Awarded for an outstanding contribution to the conservation of Moose Jaw’s built heritage.
Moose Jaw Business Excellence Awards (MJBEX) 2001
Marketing Award Winner
New Business Venture Finalist
The first annual MJBEX awards were hosted by the Moose Jaw Chamber of Commerce to promote and recognize business excellence in Moose Jaw and the surrounding area. The Marketing award is presented to the business demonstrating exceptional performance in marketing, which had a positive effect on sales and product recognition. The New Business Venture award is given to a new business that has been operating for less than two years and that has demonstrated positive performance in terms of certain financial criteria, expansions into new product lines or businesses, and creation ofnew markets of job creation.
Achievement for Business Excellence (ABEX) Awards 2000
Marketing Award Finalist
The year 2000 was the seventeenth annual ABEX awards. The ABEX awards are handed out to recognize outstanding businesses in Saskatchewan. Award categories are: New Saskatchewan Product; New Venture; Physical Environment; Community Involvement; Job Creation; Marketing; Service Industry; Investment; Exports; Innovative Work Systems; and Business of the Year. The Marketing Award is given to the business demonstrating exceptional performance in marketing. The jury evaluates the success of a marketing program giving consideration to the nature of the product and the relative size of the business.
Saskatchewan Tourism Awards of Excellence 2000
Rookie of the Year Winner
Recognizes excellence in the tourism industry in Saskatchewan. The Rookie of the Year Award was presented to a Saskatchewan tourism business, event, or association that opened in 2000 and had an immediate impact on tourism activity. This “rookie” shows strong potential to generate and/or service future travel.
Attractions Canada 2000
The Tunnels of Moose Jaw represented the province of Saskatchewan in two categories at the national level and won in one category.
Provincial Winner: Leisure and Amusement Centre, Recreational or Sporting Venue
Provincial Winner: New Attraction
National Winner: Leisure and Amusement Centre, Recreational or Sporting Venue
The third annual Attractions Canada Awards were held in May 2001, in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Applicants compete in eight separate categories and must win at the provincial level to move on to the national finals. The contest is designed to recognize the unique character of Canada’s many attractions. The competition aims to promote the quality, success, innovation and diversity of Canada’s attractions, as well as give Canadians the opportunity to learn about their country. Attractions Canada is a national information program designed to raise the interest of Canadians for Canada’s attractions, from all regions of the country, which have cultural or educational value.