The Oakville Chamber of Commerce and the Rotary Club of Oakville West are excited to announce that the 25th Annual Oakville Awards for Business Excellence (OABE) is taking place virtually! This year, the Oakville community can watch the Oakville Awards for Business Excellence live on Facebook on Monday, June 22nd at 8:00pm.
The Oakville Awards for Business Excellence are dedicated to recognizing exemplary models for business excellence and community service by Oakville’s businesses and the invaluable contribution they make to Oakville’s economic development, unique character and outstanding quality of life.
“This year 82 Oakville businesses were nominated for the awards. We offer our congratulations to the 33 businesses that were selected by our judges as finalists for one of the prestigious awards” stated Khaldoon Zaid-Kaylani, President of the Rotary Club of Oakville West. “We invite the community to join us online and celebrate the wonderful businesses we have in our community.”
“This year has been tough for many of our local businesses, so it is especially important this year to recognize the tenaciousness, fortitude and commitment of our finalists” added Tim Caddigan, Chair of the Board, Oakville Chamber of Commerce. “Throughout the awards judging, they have exhibited the entrepreneurial spirit and drive that is essential to running a successful business. We need them in Oakville as important contributors to our economy and the engine of our community-wide recovery. We want to congratulate each nominee and offer best wishes for their continued success.”
The finalists for the 25th Annual Oakville Awards for Business Excellence are:
RBC Royal Bank Large Business of the Year
Bell Mid-size Business of the Year
Henderson Partners LLP Small Business of the Year
O’Connor MacLeod Hanna LLP Professional Services Provider of the Year
The Morris Mercanti Service Industry Award
Cogeco Entrepreneur of the Year
Christopher Noon of Chris Noon Creative Inc.
Dr. Jason Yakimishyn of Foundation Chiropractic Co.
Erick Vidal of Caju Multimedia Inc.
Maria Robertson of The New Mummy Company
KPMG Young Professional or Entrepreneur of the Year (YPEG Award)
Lindsay Boardman of Meraki Fitness & Sports Performance
Melisa Gaetani of Tino-Gaetani & Carusi Chartered Professional Accountants
Rebecca Pointon of SPINCO Oakville
Scott Hurren of OTBx Air
Oakville Hydro Conservation Leadership Award
Visit Oakville Tourism Excellence Award
The Oakville Awards for Business Excellence will also be awarding the following organizations with the below named awards for their outstanding achievements:
- Acclaim Health – Genworth Community Builder of the Year
- Halton Industry Education Council (HIEC) – CN Charity/Not-For-Profit Excellence Award
- Barrington’s – Oakville’s Business Icon
Date: Monday, June 22nd
Location: Oakville Chamber of Commerce Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/oakvillechamber/live/
The awards will also air on YourTV Halton at 8:00pm on Thursday, June 25th and afterwards will be available on demand.