BEA Gala – Business of the Year (50+ Employees)

Sponsored by the University of Waterloo

This award category seeks to celebrate those that are not only key players in the Region’s economic landscape, but have over 50 full-time staff. This ultra competitive category is often comprised of noteworthy companies and organizations – names that ring familiar in the ears of anyone working or living in the Region.

This award is given to an outstanding business or organization with over 50 full-time -employees that in the past year has:

  • Been in operation for a minimum of two full years
  • Demonstrated innovative and proactive leadership within their business or industry
  • Demonstrated measurable success as a business and/or as an employer
  • Practiced good corporate citizenship
  • Made exceptional contributions by promoting community betterment.

The recipient of this award has shown the community that they’re not just key players in their industry, but that they understand the importance of giving back.

In 2018, Axonify claimed the award. This company has created a platform that is impacting the way organizations worldwide improve their employees knowledge and behaviours on the job. They measure success on their growth, customer satisfaction and how their employees are enjoying working for the company. They have won numerous awards over the past two years, showcasing they were an excellent recipient of this award!


Good luck to all the incredible nominees below for the 2019 Business Excellence Awards!

  • Activa
  • BDO Canada LLP
  • Bonfire
  • Conestoga College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning
  • Josslin Insurance
  • MCAP
  • Northern Digital Inc. (NDI)
  • Waterloo Brewing Company

Interested in learning more about the Business Excellence Awards happening on February 21? Head to the registration page to learn more, but don’t wait to purchase tickets we are over 85% sold out!