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.
Last year's finalists were:
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.
Dr. Clare Rennie
John F. Wood
All were recognized
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.
Hammond Power Solutions (2015 Recipient)
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.
Wellington Brewery (2015 Recipient)
Miller Thomson LLP
Refined Painting Services
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.
The Letter M Marketing (2015 Recipient)
Woolwich Arrow Pub
Bracelet of Hope
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.
Troll Bridge Creek (2015 Recipient)
Platters Catering and Events
Naked Nursing Tank
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.