2107 Business Excellence Award Winners
Business Citizen of the Year – Bill Gillam
Business of the Year: 10 or more Employees – Canadian Bath Bomb Co.
Association of the Year – Hats On Dufferin
Business of the Year – Under 10 Employees – Kitchen To The Table
Young Professional of the Year – Kathy Yardley
Innovator Award – Family Transition Place
Sustainability – Hockley Valley Resort
Emerging Business Award – Country 105 – CFDCFM
Sustainability – Town of Orangeville
Innovator – Orangeville Hydro
Association of the Year – Carters Professional Corporation
Emerging Business – Georgian Career and Employment Community Services
Business of the Year Under 10 Employees – Meridian Credit Union
Business of the Year 10 or More Employees – RBC Royal Bank
Young Professional of the Year – Humber College Orangeville Campus
Dufferin Business Citizen of the Year – Dufferin Board of Trade
Nominee Recognition – Orangeville Citizen
M.C. Sponsor – Centre for Business and Economic Development
A/V Sponsor – Country 105
Cocktail Reception Sponsor – Lavender Blue Catering
Photography Sponsor – Metroland Media/Orangeville Banner
Media Sponsor – myFM Orangeville
Attendee Gift – Prim Pickins
Wine Sponsor – BDO Canada LLP
Dessert Sponsor – Treefrog Inc.
Decor Sponsor – Snowberry Botanicals
Business of the Year – under 10 employees | Business of the Year – 10 or more employees | Association of the Year | Emerging Business Award | Innovator Award | Young Professional of the Year | Sustainability | Business Citizen of the Year
Business of the year – under 10 employees
Recognizes a small business for noteworthy accomplishments, long-standing contributions to Dufferin County, and significant community involvement. This business demonstrates best business practices, is a leader amongst Dufferin businesses.
Business of the Year – 10 or more employees
Recognizes a larger business for noteworthy accomplishments, long-standing contributions to Dufferin County, and significant community involvement. This business demonstrates best business practices, is a leader amongst Dufferin businesses.
Association of the Year
Recognizes a non-profit association, charity, or agency that has made an outstanding contribution to the social, cultural or economic well-being of Dufferin County, 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.
Emerging Business Award
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.
Awarded to a business or organization that is a trailblazer of the Dufferin business community, striving ahead to achieve remarkable results. Innovators are committed, determined, and skilled game-changers in their industry.
Young Professional of the Year
Recognizes a successful and dynamic young professional under the age of 40 who represents Dufferin County 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.
Recognizes a business or community organization which, mindful of the interconnectedness of all aspects of its surrounding community has demonstrated a long-term view to protecting the local environment, providing a diverse, inclusive and balanced workforce and community and is developing and nurturing sustainable growth which is mindful of resource limits, either within its own business/organization or in the broader community.
Business Citizen of the Year
This award is presented to a business person that has shown leadership, community involvement and is a pioneer and mentor in the business community.