Guelph Awards of Excellence Information Page

The Awards of Excellence is Guelph's premier appreciation event of the year where we celebrate exceptional individuals and businesses in our community.  To be recognized at this event is the highest form of achievement in volunteerism and business excellence.

The 17th Annual Awards of Excellence Gala will take place on Thursday, June 23rd, 2016 at 5:00 pm at the Delta Guelph Hotel and Conference Centre.

Every year, as we celebrate our strong, vibrant and diverse business community in Guelph, we celebrate the achievements of Guelph's outstanding businesses at this Gala.  The list of award nominees illustrates the depth of business excellence, acumen and entrepreneurship that contributes immensely to the prosperity of our community.
 

Lifetime Achievement - this award recognizes & celebrates the achievements of a business person in Guelph as demonstrated over the course of her/his career - including community leadership, excellence in business, and vision for future development & growth.

Excellence in Business (50+ employees) - this award celebrates the leadership - including business excellence, adaptability to the market, meeting the diverse challenges of today's business environment, etc. - of a business in Guelph with 50+ employees.

2016 Finalists:

RLB
LifeLearn
Reid's Heritage Homes

Excellence in Business (up to 50 employees) - this award celebrates the leadership - including business excellence, adaptability to the market, meeting the diverse challenges of today's business environment, etc. - of a business in Guelph with up to 50 employees.

2016 Finalists: 

Guelph Solar
Sutherland Insurance
kelsobid.com

Community Spirit - this award acknowledges the achievements of a business person or organization in Guelph working to build a stronger community through social and/or cultural actions.

2016 Finalists: 

Intrigue Media
Making Box
JL's Home Hardware

Emerging Business - this award recognizes an entrepreneur or business engaged in exciting and/or innovative new ventures.  The recipient must have been in business for a minimum of 3 years. 

2016 Finalists:

Cupanion
10 Carden
McCormick Photography

This year's recipients will be named at the Guelph Awards of Excellence Gala on June 23, 2016.

This premier event is hosted by the Guelph Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Office of the Mayor, Guelph Downtown Business Association, Innovation Guelph, Architectural Conservancy of Ontario,& United Way of Guelph-Wellington-Dufferin.

We look forward to celebrating the city's exceptional individuals and businesses with you at this event.

Application Process

For an application & further Information on each of these awards, follow the links below:

 

Guelph Mayor's Awards

           
           
           

 

Innovation Guelph Award

       

 

United Way Campaign of the Year Awards

           
           
           

 

Downtown Volunteer of the Year Award

       

 

Heritage Conservation Award

           
           

 

 

 

 

 

 

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