23RD Annual NSBA Business Builder Awards

November 24th 2020 | Prairieland Park | Doors Open at 5pm | Dinner starts at 7pm | Program begins at 7:35pm

In this online program you will find:



5PM: Doors Open – 5PM to 6PM: Cocktail Hour – 6PM to 7PM – Greetings and Dinner – 7PM: Program/Livestreaming Begins

7:35PM: Greetings from Dignitaries, City, and NSBA – 7:40PM: to 9PM Awards with Kelly Taylor – 9PM: Closing remarks



8oz Prime Rib slow roasted with a special blend of spices and topped with a mild horseradish au jus.

Organic Baby Arugula and Roasted Golden Beet Salad: Baby arugula with oven roasted gold beets, served with in house Canadian maple & mustard dressing.

Lemon and Parsley Fingerling Potatoes:  Yellow fingerling potatoes oven roasted and then seasoned with lemon and parsley

Cinnamon Roasted Butternut Squash: Fresh butternut squash tossed in a mixture of olive oil, Canadian maple syrup, cinnamon, and fresh rosemary.

Dessert – Turtle Cheesecake: Candied pecans and milk chocolate chunks wrapped in a vanilla cheesecake, topped with white chocolate, brownie cubes, pecans and chocolate chunks, drizzled with caramel and chocolate.


The Business Builder Award and The Young Promising Entrepreneur Award are on a voted on by the audience in a Text to Vote format.

The number for our text to vote and choices will be revealed during tonight’s program



Kelly Taylor is a homegrown comedian from Prince Albert, Saskatchewan! He has had success all over Canada and the United States with his entertaining and topical comedy shows. Learn more about Kelly Taylor here


If you are experiencing symptoms of Covid-19 (dry cough, shortness of breath, tiredness, sore throat, etc..) we ask that you please do not attend this event. If you have traveled outside of Canada within 14 days and you are required to quarantine, we ask that you please do not attend this event. 

Please read the information below to help us keep this event fun and safe for everyone attending.

COVID-19 Guidelines:

  • We want to keep this event safe and healthy for everyone. Please read the Covid-19 and social distancing rules for this event below. Please note that if you need a mask, the NSBA staff will have disposable masks for you to use.
  • Attendees are required to keep a 2m distance with those outside of your bubble (those that you arrived with to the event).
  • The NSBA is required to register all attendees to the event for contact tracing purposes. We require the name and contact information.
  • Social distancing measures will be in place – these will be clearly marked. Sanitizing stations will be located throughout Prairieland Park.

Awarded to the NSBA business that pursues excellence through employee development and training. Home to a stable and/or growing workforce, this business fosters an environment for lifelong learning, career advancement, internal leadership development, and/or the potential for succession opportunities.

Finalists: Ghost Transportation Services, PCL Construction Management Inc.,Prairie Crane Inc., SARC/SARCAN Recycling


Awarded to the NSBA business that exemplifies and promotes safety in the workplace.

Finalists: Industrial Machine & Mfg. Inc., Norseman Structures, Pinchin Ltd, Supreme Steel Saskatoon


Awarded to the NSBA business that identifies and pursues a new business idea.

Finalists: Banda Marketing Group, Golden Mobility & Rehab Ltd., J. Mendoza & Associates Canada Immigration Consulting Group, The Village at Stonebridge


Awarded to the NSBA business that recognizes and pursues activities which defines, promotes and identifies it as an industry leader among its peers and/or within the business community.

Finalists: McDougall Gauley LLP, Panko Collaborative Law and Mediation, Park Derochie, Three Farmers Foods Inc.


Awarded to the NSBA business whose management and staff promote and foster a team working environment.

Finalists: Peter Lucas Project Management, Vendasta, WESK (Women Entrepreneurs Saskatchewan), YasTech Developments


Awarded to the NSBA business that recognizes and pursues activities which define, promote and inspire quality products, services and values.

Finalists: Bow Group of Companies Inc., North Star Systems Inc., Pinchin Ltd, Supreme Group

Awarded to the NSBA business that demonstrates a clear commitment to operating in a philanthropic and empathetic manner in the community.

Finalists: Dutton Group, Tim Hortons, Jim Pattison Children’s Hospital Foundation, PCL Construction Management Inc., Wiegers Financial and Benefits


Awarded to the NSBA small business (10 employees or less) that promotes quality in product and customer service.

Finalists: Crew Rowhouse Ltd., Express Employment Professionals, Panko Collaborative Law and Mediation, Three Farmers Foods Inc.

Awarded to the NSBA business that successfully demonstrates a commitment to growth of a business through expansion in an existing or new market.

Finalists: Industrial Machine & Mfg. Inc., Saskatoon Fire and Flood, Shercom Industries Inc., Vendasta


A new award to our Business Builder Awards, awarded to the NSBA business that has shown a strong work force with Indigenous people and communities.

Finalists: Epic Alliance Inc.,Morris Interactive, Park Derochie, South East Construction

Awarded to the entrepreneur and business pitch that shows the most potential as determined by the guests on the evening of the banquet. This award will be decided upon via text to vote.

Finalists: Husbandry Farms, Revolve Cafe Inc


Awarded to the NSBA Member or employee of an NSBA member who has portrayed exceptional commitment to the NSBA and exemplifies the image of a successful and involved community leader.

Finalists: There are no finalists for this award as the Board of Directors of the NSBA makes the selection.

Awarded to an individual for their outstanding long term contributions to their business or occupation whose leadership skills and passion have benefited the Saskatoon business community overall.

Finalists: There are no finalists for this award as the Board of Directors of the NSBA makes the selection.






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