Business Excellence Awards Gala

The Annual Business Excellence Awards Gala is the Chamber’s premier event and a must-attend night for business owners in the Region! The Gala is a celebration of business excellence, recognizing Chamber members who have made exceptional contributions through their involvement and leadership in the community. It is a time for the business community to come together and show their appreciation towards business and organizations that have helped shape Waterloo Region as one of the strongest professional communities in Canada.

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ABOUT THE EVENT

Every year, the Business Excellence Awards Gala is attended by over 900 members, including the area’s most respected and recognized industry leaders. Organizations of every size are represented, from international companies to mom-and-pop shops. The evening may look a little different this year, but we still have so many significant accomplishments to celebrate! Please stay tuned for more details.

In 2022, fourteen awards will be presented throughout the course of the evening:

  • Business of the Year Award (1-10 Employees)
  • Business of the Year Award (11-50 Employees)
  • Business of the Year Award (Over 50 Employees)
  • New Business of the Year Award (Under 2 Years)
  • Community Builder of the Year Award
  • Employee Engagement Award
  • Environment and Sustainability Award
  • Health & Wellness in the Workplace Award
  • Service Excellence in Hospitality & Tourism Award
  • Innovation Award
  • Non-Profit/Charitable Award
  • Young Professional of the Year Award
  • Michael R. Follett Community Leader of the Year Award
  • Volunteer of the Year Award

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2022 NOMINEES!

  • A Friendlier Company
  • Change Lifestyle & Apparel
  • The Etiquette Shop
  • Ginger Goat
  • Henson Shaving
  • Medical Innovation Xchange
  • Cart 2 Curb
  • Diana’s Divine Escape Mobile Spa
  • Deyjahs House of Patties Inc.
  • Divonify
  • Esta Chocolates
  • Four All Ice Cream
  • Future Focus Inc.
  • Hertzberger & Associates
  • JONY STUDIOS
  • Reeve and Company Inc.
  • Roxton Industries Inc.
  • Bendt Kitchens & Millwork Inc.
  • Briarfield Gardens Retirement Residence by Revera
  • CertaPro Painters Waterloo
  • Clean & Tidy Inc.
  • Diva International
  • Driverseat
  • Euro Reflections
  • H2R Business Solutions
  • Hunt’s Logistics
  • Macho Movers Inc.
  • Overlap Associates
  • Princess Cinemas
  • Simplify Supply Chain Solutions
  • THEMUSEUM
  • Axonify
  • Clarion Medical Technologies Inc.
  • Deep Trekker
  • Grand River Hospital
  • Home Hardware Stores Limited
  • IBI Group
  • Josslin Insurance
  • MCAP
  • NDI
  • Steed and Evans Limited
  • Via Rail Canada Inc.
  • WalterFedy
  • YNCU
  • Ability at Work
  • Communitech
  • Digital Sabbath Film Company
  • Economical Insurance
  • Graham Mathew (GMPCA)
  • HIP Developments
  • Huron Creek Developments
  • Kitchener-Waterloo Association of REALTORS®
  • Lerners LLP
  • Libro Credit Union
  • Lyle S. Hallman Foundation
  • Morty’s Pub
  • MTE
  • Token Creative Services
  • Top Toques
  • ABA Architects
  • Axonify
  • H2R Business Solutions
  • Highland Cannabis
  • MTE Consultants
  • Reis Informatica
  • Valko Team
  • Wilfrid Laurier University
  • AET Group
  • Arcadian Projects
  • Best for Bees
  • Borealis Grille & Bar
  • CHANGE Lifestyle & Apparel
  • Earthscape
  • Four All Ice Cream
  • Home Hardware Stores Limited
  • Joseph & Company Inc.
  • KEI
  • Peritus Environmental Consulting Inc.
  • Smart Choice Electronic Recycling Inc.
  • Accelerator Centre
  • Allianz Global Assistance
  • KEI
  • Manulife
  • OCAS
  • Sekond Skin Society
  • Valko Financial Ltd.
  • A Friendlier Company
  • ApplyBoard
  • Cart2Curb
  • ChefDtv
  • eHealth Centre of Excellence
  • Emmetros
  • Food Bank of Waterloo Region
  • Anishnabeg Outreach
  • Brain Injury Association of Waterloo-Wellington
  • Canadian Mental Health Association of Waterloo Wellington
  • Coalition of Muslim Women of Kitchener-Waterloo
  • COMPASS Refugee Centre
  • Hospice of Waterloo Region
  • Kitchener Waterloo Community Foundation
  • KW Habilitation
  • oneROOF Youth Services
  • rare Charitable Research Reserve
  • Ronald McDonald House Charities® South Central Ontario.
  • The Humane Society of Kitchener Waterloo & Stratford Perth
  • THEMUSEUM
  • United Way Waterloo Region Communities
  • Women That Give
  • YMCA of Three Rivers
  • Apollo Cinema
  • Canoeing the Grand
  • Centre in the Square
  • Charcoal Steak House
  • Fresh Look Design
  • Janet Lynn’s Bistro
  • Proof Kitchen + Lounge
  • S&V Uptown
  • The Grand Mehfil
  • The Grazing Table
  • The Kitchener Market
  • Allan Cayenne, Peak Realty Ltd.
  • Armen Bakirtzian, Medical Innovation Xchange
  • Cecelia  Johnson, Ce Food Experience
  • Jennifer Seberras, Simplify Supply Chain Solutions Inc.
  • Joschka Sawatzky, Ignite Group
  • Kayli Dale, A Friendlier Company
  • Lindsay Coulter, Lindsay Coulter Photography
  • Maddie Campbell, Canadian Student Leadership Association
  • Mary Beth Kennedy, Hiway Flowers
  • Mifrah Abid, Coalition of Muslim Women of Kitchener-Waterloo
  • Shirley Luu, Kitchener Public Library
  • Spencer Nechacov, RBC
  • Teri Patrick, The Social Acre