Monday, February 9, 2015 12:30 pm ·  0 Comments
The Oakville Chamber of Commerce and The Rotary Club of Oakville West are proud to be hosting the 20th Annual Oakville Awards for Business Excellence that will culminate in a Gala Dinner on Wednesday, March 25th at the Oakville Conference Centre. The nominees for this year’s awards were officially announced at the OABE reception on Tuesday, February 3rd at the Holiday Inn, Oakville Centre.
This year, the winners will be chosen from nominees in eight categories: Large Business of the Year, Entrepreneur of the Year, Professional Services Provider of the Year, Restaurateur of the Year, Genworth Community Builder of the Year, RBC Small Business of the Year, Mid-size Business of the Year, and Oakville Hydro Conservation Leadership Award.
At the gala, the winner of Oakville’s Business Icon Award will be announced. This award recognizes a prominent Oakville business which is highly regarded in the business community. In addition, Oakville’s Charity or Not-for-Profit Excellence Award will be awarded in recognition of a charity or not-for-profit organization which is highly regarded in the community and raises funds or provides services to improve the lives of people within the community.
“As the head judge of the OABE’s for the past several years, I am honoured and thrilled to take part again in celebrating the incredible businesses that make up Oakville’s community,” said Oakville Chamber of Commerce Chair, Kerry Colborne. “I want to congratulate all our nominees. They are truly representative of the best that Oakville’s business community has to offer.”
Working in partnership with The Rotary Club of Oakville West, a portion of the funds raised from the Gala Dinner will be donated directly to the club’s local youth programs.
“The Oakville Awards gala has raised more than $500,000 since it began twenty years ago,” said Rotary President, Bonnie Anderson. “We look forward to another fantastic evening on this special 20th Anniversary year.”
The Nominees for the 20th Annual Oakville Awards for Business Excellence are:
Oakville’s Large Business of the Year
Oakville’s Entrepreneur of the Year
Oakville’s Professional Services Provider of the Year
Oakville’s Restaurateur of the Year
Genworth Community Builder of the Year
RBC Small Business of the Year
Oakville’s Mid-size Business of the Year
Oakville Hydro Conservation Leadership Award
The Oakville Chamber of Commerce and The Rotary Club of Oakville West thank Platinum Partner RBC for their generous support of the 20th Annual Oakville Awards of Business Excellence.