Local businesses will take center stage on Friday (Oct. 21) 

The 38th annual Fort Saskatchewan and Lamont Regional Chamber of Commerce Business Awards will take place at the Fort Saskatchewan Community Hall. 

There will be 10 awards handed out at this year's ceremony. The finalists are below.

Small Business of the Year:

  • Beta Dog Training
  • Hey Sugar!
  • The Cotton Candy Shoppe

New Business of the Year: 

  • Legacy Jewellers 
  • Pear Beauty Ltd. 
  • Pizza Twist

Home-based Business of the Year: 

  • A Hint of Sweet 
  • Beta Dog Training
  • Hey Sugar! 

Young Entrepreneur of the Year:

  • Antonnella Akle -- ABC Sweets
  • Avery Gaalaas -- Hey Sugar! 
  • Vanessa Pearman -- Pear Beauty Ltd. 

Inclusion and Diversity Award: 

  • Beta dog Training 
  • Fort Saskatchewan Multicultural Association
  • Friendly Nails Salon
  • Illustrious Interiors 
  • Rexall Drug Store

Industrial Heartland Award: 

  • Dow
  • Strike Group 

Customer Service Award:

  • ABC Sweets
  • Busters Pizza
  • Renew Hair & Esthetics

Marketing Award of Excellence: 

  • Freson Bros. 
  • Modern Muse Media 
  • Pear Beauty Ltd. 

G.R.I.T. Award: 

  • Beta Dog Training 
  • Modern Muse Media
  • Pear Beauty Ltd. 

Terry Douglas Award of Excellence 

  • Ken & Kelsey Dalida -- Ken's Catering 
  • Ashley Rosenow -- Illustrious Designs
  • Tedla Andemichael -- Anytime Fitness 

The event's theme will be ''a night at the cabaret" and will feature a cocktail reception, dinner, awards ceremony, and an after-party. 

Tickets for the event are still available and can be purchased at the Chamber's website.