DUFFERIN, ON – We are under two weeks away from the Dufferin Board of Trade – 2024 Business Excellence Awards (BEAs). The remaining weeks to follow will be overflowing with anticipation as we gear up for an unforgettable gala celebration. 

Behind the scenes, our dedicated team hustles away finalizing every detail to ensure a smooth sailing and memorable event. The nominations have been packaged and sent to our esteemed judges, from outside Dufferin County, who will carefully review the best accomplishments of our business community.

We are pleased to add that each of our more than 80 phenomenal nominees were honoured to accept their nominations! Each nominee questionnaire we receive truly exemplifies the talent, hard work and innovation rising in Dufferin’s business landscape. We welcome everyone to learn more about these deserving nominees and their inspiring stories. Visit our 2024 BEAs page to explore the diverse array of candidates who were nominated in our 6 award categories. There’s no shortage of excellence to celebrate!

In the meantime, to all our nominees, don’t forget to reserve your seats and buy your tickets at this year’s BEAs to be held on May 30th, 2024. Cheers to all the nominees and businesses that are shaping the success of Dufferin for many generations to come. We warmly invite you to come join us in celebrating a momentous occasion. We would like to add that there are opportunities to further support this event by becoming a sponsor. Your support not only strengthens our commitment to fostering business excellence but also provides your business invaluable exposure. 

You don’t want to miss being a part of this night to remember, honouring the magic that is the business trailblazers, innovators, and community builders who make Dufferin shine! We look forward to welcoming you on this momentous occasion.


For more information and sponsorship opportunities, visit or contact Diana Morris, Executive Director of the Dufferin Board of Trade (DBOT): [email protected] | 519.941.0490 ext. 202.

For media inquiries or further information, please contact:
Jaemilyn Gavino, Communications Manager
[email protected] | 519-941-0490 ext. 204

About the Dufferin Board of Trade (DBOT): We are a grass-roots community-building non-profit organization championing a robust voice for the business community in our area for the past 115 years. DBOT contributes to community betterment by helping local businesses and nonprofits thrive. When local businesses are succeeding the local economy flourishes and businesses can better support local charities, events, and their employees. Learn more at