Nominations for the 2019 Business Achievement Awards are Now Open!
About the Business Achievement Awards
London Chamber of Commerce - 2018 London Business Achievement Awards
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Established in 1982 to acknowledge and celebrate local achievement, the Business Achievement Awards have become London's most prestigious business event of the year. Designed to publicly recognize London businesses that exemplify excellence, to be a finalist for an award is in itself a great accomplishment.
Often called the "Academy Awards" of business achievement in London, the Chamber's annual Business Achievement Awards gala showcases and celebrates some of the outstanding businesses in London. Our Annual Business Achievement Awards is the largest business awards gala of its kind in Canada.
The London Business Achievement Awards recognizes business excellence in a number of categories including human resources, innovation, environment, corporate social responsibility, agri-business, business of the year and our newest award – the Beyond Borders Award.
And the Award Goes To...Once again, the London Business Achievement Awards gala lived up to its reputation of being the largest gala of its kind in Canada – and once again London’s business community delivered – sending twenty outstanding finalists to the event that drew nearly 1200 attendees.
The London Business Achievement Awards recognizes business excellence in a number of categories including agri-business, corporate social responsibility, human resources, innovation, environment and our newest award – the Beyond Borders Award. The London Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the following recipients of the 35th Annual London Business Achievement Awards:
Business of the Year – Small Category: Bentley Hearing Services
Business of the Year – Medium Category: WinAir (AV BASE Systems)
Business of the Year – Large Category: Northern Commerce
Agri-business: Gray Ridge Egg Farms (L.H. Gray & Son Ltd.)
Beyond Borders: Armatec Survivability
Corporate Social Responsibility: KPMG LLP
Excellence in Human Resources: Diebold Nixdorf
Environmental Leadership: 3M Canada
Innovation: Canadian Centre for Product Validation
Corporate Icon: Jones Packaging
Corporate Icon Award
The Board of Directors present the Corporate Icon Award to a corporation that has demonstrated particular excellence or achievement in business, making either an immediate impact on, or a substantial long-term contribution to, the economic progress of our community.
- 2018 - Jones Packaging
- 2017 - McCormick Canada
- 2016 - Libro Credit Union
- 2015 - GoodLife Fitness
- 2014 - TD Canada Trust
- 2013 - 3M Canada
- 2012 - London Life - Great West Life
- 2011 - General Dynamics Land Systems Canada
- 2010 - Sifton Properties
- 2009 - Labatt Breweries of Canada
- 2008 - Trudell Medical Ltd.
- 2007 - EllisDon
And our 2018 Business Award Nominees are:
Bonduelle Canada, Clovermead Adventure Farm, L.H. Gray & Sons Ltd, Pulp and Press Juice Co., Slegers Living Organic Greens (1358634 Ontario Inc)
Beyond Borders Award
Armatec Survivability, Big Blue Bubble Inc., Buckland Custom Brokers, International Test Pilot School, OES Inc., Robarts Clinical Trials
Business of the Year – Small Category
1st Choice Home Solutions, Anderson Craft Ales, Bentley Hearing Services, Carswell Partners Inc., Diamond & Gold Treasures, Employee Wellness Solutions Network, Exodus London Escape Rooms, Fantastic Nails and Spa, FootWorks Orthotics London, Grooves Records, HM Pipe Products Ltd., MLD Solutions Inc., Ontario SEO, Rustix Studio, Techdoz Inc., The Hood Archery Games, Wernham Wealth Management Inc.
Business of the Year – Medium Category
Alarmtech Systems For Life, C & V Income Tax Services, Can-AM Machine & Tool Inc., Channer's, CLC Tree Services, Coulter's Pharmacy & Home Health Care, Diagnostics Biochem Canada Inc., Douglas Window & Door Inc., Globally Local, Imperial Coffee and Services Inc., InnoSoft Canada Inc., Junction Climbing Centre Inc., michael + clark construction, Nuts For Cheese, Petit Paris Creperie & Patisserie, Sciencetech Inc., Sloan Stone Design, THINQ Technologies Ltd., Wastell Homes, WinAir (AV BASE Systems Inc.), Woody's Premium Cabinetry
Business of the Year – Large Category
AM Roofing, Digital Echidna, Northern Commerce
Corporate Social Responsibility Award
KPMG LLP, SIxFive, Cowan Insurance Group, Libro Credit Union, Mortgage Wise Financial (Community Mortgage Movement), Quiet Legacy Planning Group Ltd., rtraction Canada Inc., Shoppers Drug Mart, Studio H Artist Group
Environmental Leadership Award
1-800-GOT-JUNK?, 3M Canada, Cardinal Fine Cabinetry, London City Centre, Pinchin Ltd.
Excellence in Human Resources Award
Arcane Digital, Diebold Nixdorf, Media Sonar Technologies Inc., Start.ca, Design Group Staffing Inc. (Talentcor)
Canadian Centre for Product Validation, Drinky, Predator Bird Services
Business of the Year Hall of Fame
Year Small Business of the Year Medium Business of the Year Large Business of the Year 2017 Booch Organic Talbot Marketing Start.ca 2016 tbk Creative Nicholson Sheffield Inc. Armatec Survivibility Corporation
Storage Worx Self Storage OTC Group Centennial Windows & Doors 2014 ATMOS Marketing rTraction Global Spectrum Facility Mgmt (at Budweiser Gardens) 2013 Jill's Table CultureWorks ESL McCormick Canada 2012 Yoga Shack Voices.com CarProof 2011 Stiris Research East Park Golf Gardens Ltd. Digital Extremes Ltd. 2010 Try Recycling StarTech.com 2009 Westervelt College Dillon Consulting 2008 Big Blue Bubble Trojan Technologies 2007 Selectpath Benefits & Financial Inc. Libro Financial Group 2006 Clintar Groundskeeping Services Phoenix Interactive Design 2005 Core Solutions Development Inc. ZTR Control Systems 2004 New Era Graphix Inc. Siskind Cromarty Ivey & Dowler LLP 2003 Highstreet Asset Management Voyageur Transportation Services 2002 StationPark All Suite Hotel Alliance iCommunications 2001 McCabe Promotional Advertising Conference Cup Ltd. 2000 BTC Logistics Ford Motor Company St. Thomas Assembly Plant 1999 Stainless Steele Communications Sterling Marking Products 1998 Dorchester Sportswear Kaiser Aluminum & Chemical Corporation 1997 Ladco Display Inc. Trojan Technologies 1996 Coral Technologies Delta London Armouries Hotel 1995 C.J. Pink Ltd. #1 Nautilus - Goodlife Fitness Clubs 1994 County Heritage Forest Products Cuddy Food Products 1993 Lakeside Controls SACDA Inc. 1992 Trojan Technologies Canada Trust 1991 Microtronix Systems Ltd. Daytun Inc. 1990 Thomas & McCall Advertising Agency Union Gas Ltd. 1989* C-I-L Inc. 1988* Morphy Containers Ltd. 1987* Kellogg Canada Inc. 1986* 3M Canada Inc. 1985* London Life Insurance Co. 1984* Big V Pharmacies Ltd.
* The Awards were first divided into the small and large business categories in 1990. For our other award categories, please click on the attachments below.