Nominations Open for the 24th Annual Oakville Awards for Business Excellence

Oakville Awards for Business Excellence
Nominations Open for the 24th Annual  Oakville Awards for Business Excellence
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Kristen Curry is the Communications Coordinator at the Oakville Chamber of Commerce, and a graduate of Wilfrid Laurier University where she received a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Communication and Media Studies with Business Management Option.

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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 for the 24th Annual Awards. Nominations accepted until  September 28th at 4pm EST.

The OABE recognizes exemplary models of excellence and community service by Oakville’s businesses. “We encourage members of the business community and public to nominate any Oakville-based business with whom you’ve had consistently great experience. It is a wonderful opportunity to formally acknowledge their dedication, hard work and contribution to our community” stated Peter DeGroot, President of the Rotary Club of Oakville West.

Oakville Awards for Business Excellence Categories

  • RBC Royal Bank Large Business of the Year: This award recognizes a business of more than 20 employees and/or primarily serves the provincial, national and international markets and/or generates about $10 million or more in revenue annually.
  • Bell Mid-size Business of the Year: This award recognizes a business of 5-20 employees and/or primarily serves the regional/provincial markets and/or generates between $2 million-$10 million in revenue annually.
  • Small Business of the Year: This award recognizes a business of 1-5 full-time equivalent employees and/or primarily serves Oakville and district and/or generates up to about $2 million in revenue annually.
  • Professional Services Provider of the Year: This award recognizes a person or employee team with a professional designation and regulated by a provincial regulatory body within Canada.
  • The Morris Mercanti Service Industry Award: This award recognizes a business that primarily earns revenue through providing products and services. Nominees will be considered from the following industries but not limited to: retail, food service, health & wellness and education.
  • KPMG Entrepreneur of the Year:This award recognizes a person who personally exhibits extraordinary entrepreneurship, energy, inspiration, leadership and / or innovation in their business pursuits.
  • Young Professional or Entrepreneur of the Year (YPEG Award): This award recognizes an person who personally exhibits extraordinary energy, inspiration, leadership and / or innovation in their business pursuits. Nominees must be under the age of 40 (as of December 31, 2018).

“The Oakville Awards for Business Excellence celebrate the many contributions our business community makes to the outstanding quality of life we enjoy here in Oakville,” stated Ken Nevar, Chair of the Board, Oakville Chamber of Commerce. “This year we are excited to introduce a new award, The Morris Mercanti Service Industry Award to recognize the service-based businesses in our community. We are also pleased to have the Young Professional or Entrepreneur of the Year (YPEG Award) return for a second year, which recognizes the leadership and innovation driven by Oakville’s young professionals.”

23rd Annual OABE Recipients. And the Award goes to?

A panel of expert judges rates each nomination against criteria set for each category. The Judges are people from the professional community who bring a wealth of professional expertise and unique business experiences, having made significant contributions to their own professions.

The Oakville Awards for Business Excellence culminates in a gala dinner and award ceremony in March 2019. The proceeds from the evening, including the support from our Partners, provide funds for the Rotary Club’s youth and academic programs.

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Eligibility criteria for nominated businesses:

  1. Located in Oakville
  2. not won in any category in the last five years

Find category criteria and all eligibility rules at www.oabe.ca.

Submit nominations online at www.oabe.ca.

Alternatively, forms are available at the Oakville Chamber of Commerce.  For help, please call Karen Pomfret at 905-845-6613 ext. 210 or e-mail karen@oakvillechamber.com.

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