Cowan Insurance Group presents the 2013 Business Excellence Awards Gala
The Business Excellence Awards were established to encourage and recognize Chamber members who have made exceptional contributions through their involvement and leadership, making a clear difference and who act as role models in the community.
Over the years the Business Excellence Awards Gala has become a premier event in the business community. It is a time for the business community to come together and show appreciation to those businesses and organizations who help make Waterloo Region one of the strongest business communities in Canada.
Award Nominees for 2013 BEA Gala
Business of the Year Award (Over 20 Employees) - Sponsored by: University of Waterloo
Winner: Xylotek Solutions Inc
Business of the Year Award (20 Employees and Under)
- Sponsored by: S.G. Cunningham
Winner: Traces Screen Printing Ltd
Environment and Sustainability Award - Sponsored by: Union Gas- A Spectra Energy Company
Winner: Hatch Mott MacDonald
Health & Wellness in the Workplace Award
- Sponsored by: Grand River HospitalWinner: MTE Consultants Inc
Hospitality/Tourism Award - Sponsored by: Waterloo Inn Conference Centre
Innovation Award - Sponsored by: BlackBerry
Winner: Ontario Drive & Gear Limited
Integration Award - Sponsored by: Libro Financial Group
Winner: ALARMSHIELD Inc
Michael R. Follett Community Leader of the Year Award - Sponsored by: Equitable Life of Canada Winner:
- Sponsored by: Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Winner: Lyle S. Hallman Foundation
Professional Development and Workplace Training Award - Sponsored by: Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning
Winner: Crawford & Company (Canada) Inc
Volunteer of the Year Award - Sponsored by: Laurier School of Business & Economics
Winner: Bill Pegg, Hallman Business Forms, Labels, & Printing Ltd.
Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award - Sponsored by: Conrad Business, Entrepreneurship & Technology Centre
Winner: Kurtis McBride, Miovision Technologies Inc.
Chair: Laura Richards, Research In Motion
Staff Liaison: Teri Hetherington, Events Coordinator