2017 Business Excellence Awards

Award Sponsors

Sustainability – Town of Orangeville

Innovator – Orangeville Hydro

Association of the Year – Carter’s

Emerging Business – Georgian

Business of the Year Under 10 Employees – Meridian

Business of the Year 10 or More Employees – RBC

Young Professional of the Year – Humber

Dufferin Business Citizen of the Year – DBOT

 

 

Event Sponsors

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

Attendee Gift – Prim Pickins

Wine Sponsor – BDO

 

 

 

Award Categories

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.

 

 

 

Innovator Award

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.

 

 

 

Sustainability 

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.