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Nominations Open: Oakville Awards for Business Excellence

The Oakville Awards for Business Excellence (OABE), hosted by the Oakville Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Rotary Club of Oakville West, is now accepting nominations. “The past few months have been hard for business, but many have shown their ability to quickly innovate, adjust business operations and practices, and find ways to give back and support our community. That’s why we are thrilled to open up nominations for the Oakville Awards for Business Excellence. It’s time to recognize and celebrate the outstanding businesses in Oakville” said Drew Redden, President & CEO, Oakville Chamber of Commerce. “We have also introduced a new category for nominations this year: the Visit Oakville Tourism Excellence of the Year Award. We look forward to recognizing businesses that contribute to the local economy by marketing and attracting visitors to our community” added Drew Redden. The Oakville Awards for Business Excellence are dedicated to recognizing exemplary models of business excellence and community service by Oakville’s businesses.

The award categories open for nominations are:
Nominees for all categories are assessed on factors such as business growth, reputation, innovation, investment in the business, and business practices.
Nominations will be accepted until 4pm EST on Friday, October 30th.
“We are asking the Oakville community to submit their nominations and help us recognize and celebrate our businesses. It’s a great way to say thank you to Oakville businesses, who need our support at this time” said Ahmed Ezzat, President of the Rotary Club of Oakville West. All nominations submitted will be reviewed by a panel of expert judges rating them against criteria set for each category. The Judges are individuals from the professional community who bring a wealth of professional expertise and unique business experiences, having made significant contributions to their own professions. To be eligible for nomination, organizations must be physically located in the Town of Oakville and cannot have won in any judged category in the last five years.  


  View the complete list of category criteria and eligibility rules. For assistance, please call Karen Pomfret at 905-845-6613 ext. 210 or e-mail