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28th Annual Business Excellence Awards 2018 | Windsor Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce

April 11, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Windsor Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards Logo

The 28th Annual Windsor Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards takes place at St. Clair College Centre For The Arts on Wednesday, April 11, 2018.

Since 1991, the Business Excellence Awards has become the premier event of the year, recognizing the achievements and contributions of business leaders in Windsor and Essex County. This evening will bring together Windsor and area business leaders and media for a celebration of excellence in business.

Twelve awards will be presented and award winners will be announced on April 11, 2018 at the Business Excellence Awards. Award Categories include: Small Company of the Year, Mid-Size Company of the Year, Large Company of the Year, Innovation Award, New Business of the Year, Pillars of Our Community, Professional of the Year, Entrepreneur of the Year, Young Professional of the Year, and Tourism & Hospitality Award. Also included in the awards ceremony are the recipients of the Believe Windsor Essex and ATHENA Awards.

An independent judging panel comprised of local businesspersons will complete judging of the finalists in each award category.

Award recipients will be announced during an exciting gourmet dinner and show.

Award recipients announced in advance include:

Believe Windsor Essex Award
Michael Schlater, CEO, Domino’s Pizza of Canada

Patricia Soulliere, President & CEO, Soulliere Financial

The 2018 BEA Finalists include:

Entrepreneur of the Year Award Finalists
Radu Bogdanel, President, Fulger Transport Inc.
Ernie Nesbitt, Owner, Jose’s Bar and Grill
Vince Schiller, Owner, Southwestern Manufacturing

Professional of the Year Award Finalists
Dan Gemus, Owner/Broker of Record, Dan Gemus Real Estate Team
Dr. Meighan Valero, Naturopathic Doctor, Meighan Valero Naturopathic Professional Corporation
Lisa Williams, Radio Host – AM800 The Morning Drive, Bell Media / AM800

Young Professional of the Year Award Finalists
Dr. Maxwell Abraham, Orthodontist, Owner, Abraham Orthodontics
Dr. Abby Jakob, Optometrist/Owner of EYES Optometry, EYES Optometry
Dr. Jackie Vandereerden, Doctor, South Walkerville Medical Centre

Small Company of the Year Award Finalists
Anchor Coffee House Inc.
Forest Glade Tecumseh Veterinary Professional Corporation
Sentry Windows & Doors

Mid-Size Company of the Year Finalists
Baron Championship Rings
Flexible Industrial Solutions
Kinder Academy

Large Company of the Year Finalists
Fortis Group
Highbury Canco Corporation

Innovation Award Finalists
Inspire HUB Technologies Inc.
K3D Inc.
Ro-Matt International Inc.

Tourism & Hospitality Award Finalists
Food & Beverage (F&B)
The Iron Kettle Bed and Breakfast
Smashed Apple Catering Inc.

New Business of the Year Award Finalists
Exodus Escape Rooms
Thrive Benefits Group Inc.
Wolfhead Distillery Inc.

Pillars of our Community Award
Assisted Living Southwestern Ontario
Transition to Betterness
Windsor-Essex Children’s Aid Society

For more information or to purchase tickets, contact Marianne Burke at mburke@windsoressexchamber.org or visit www.windsoressexchamber.org.

Related Article:

Wolfhead Distillery & Iron Kettle B&B Among 2018 Business Excellence Award Winners



April 11, 2018
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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St. Clair College Centre for the Arts
201 Riverside Drive West
Windsor, Ontario N9A 5K4 Canada
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(519) 252-8311