2019 Business Excellence Awards

The Dufferin Board of Trade is excited to once again open nominations for our annual Business Excellence Awards, these awards recognize businesses and individuals for their noteworthy accomplishments, long-standing contributions to the Headwaters Region of Dufferin, Erin, & Caledon, significant community involvement, and much more. We encourage everyone from across the Headwaters Region of Dufferin, Erin, & Caledon to send in their nominations for businesses and individuals they believe deserve recognition.

 

Award Categories

Association of the Year

Sponsored by Carter’s Professional Corporation 

Recognizes a non-profit association, charity, or agency that has made an outstanding contribution to the social, cultural or economic well-being of the Headwaters Region of Dufferin, Erin, & Caledon, is consistently responsive to community needs, delivers outstanding service to its beneficiaries, and communicates a well-articulated vision and mission in support of a strong and viable community. The association will have shown innovation and leadership, and achieved outstanding success in the not-for-profit sector.

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Business of the Year – under 10 employees

Sponsored by Meridian Credit Union

Recognizes a business for noteworthy accomplishments, long-standing
contributions to the Headwaters Region of Dufferin, Erin, &
Caledon, and significant community involvement. This business
demonstrates best business practices and is a leader amongst the
Headwaters Region businesses with less than 10 employees.

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Business of the Year – 10 or more employees

Sponsored by RBC – Royal Bank

Recognizes a business for noteworthy accomplishments, long-standing
contributions to the Headwaters Region of Dufferin, Erin, &
Caledon, and significant community involvement. This business
demonstrates best business practices and is a leader amongst the
Headwaters Region businesses with 10 or more employees.

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Business Citizen of the Year

Presented by the Dufferin Board of Trade 

This award is presented to a business person that has shown
leadership, community involvement and is a pioneer and mentor in the
business community.

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Community Builder Award

Sponsored by the Town of Orangeville 

Honours a for-profit business that demonstrates outstanding community
involvement and embraces the notion of giving back, with community
investments that have resulted in an improved quality of life in the
Headwaters Region of Dufferin, Erin, & Caledon, and increased
community well-being.

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Emerging Business Award

Sponsored by Georgian Career and Employment Community Services

Honours a new emerging business that is achieving outstanding business
performance in a short period of time, demonstrates exceptional
promise for continued growth and serves as an inspiration for other
new businesses.

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Innovator Award

Sponsored by Orangeville Hydro

Awarded to a business or organization that is a trailblazer of the
Headwaters Region of Dufferin, Erin, & Caledon business community,
striving ahead to achieve remarkable results. Innovators are
committed, determined, and skilled game-changers in their industry.

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Young Professional of the Year

Sponsored by Humber College – Orangeville 

Recognizes a successful and dynamic young professional under the age
of 40 who represents the Headwaters Region of Dufferin, Erin, &
Caledon in a professional manner and conducts business in an ethical
fashion. This person should be creative and innovative, and
demonstrates strong business acumen and vision.

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Sponsorship

We have many sponsorship opportunities available for our Business Excellence Awards! You can find more information here about the opportunities available this year.

If you have any other questions regarding what being a sponsor does and what kind of impact you and your company will have on the awards – please send us an email or give us a call.

diana@dufferinbot.ca | (519) 941-0490 x 202

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