Business Achievement Awards
The 2016 Business Achievement Awards celebrates the best and brightest of the London business community. Award categories include 'Business of the Year' (for small, medium and large businesses), Corporate Social Responsibility, Environmental Leadership, Excellence in Human Resources, Innovation & Agribusiness - new this year!
Congratulations to Our BAA RecipientsMarch 29, 2016Once 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 human resources, innovation and environment. And new for 2016, the London Chamber of Commerce introduced the Agri-business Award in order to recognize some of the outstanding businesses in this sector which is so important to the local economy.
The London Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the following recipients of the 33rd Annual London Business Achievement Awards:
Business of the Year – Small Category: tbk Creative
Business of the Year – Medium Category: Nicholson Sheffield Inc.
Business of the Year – Large Category: Armatec Survivability Corporation
Corporate Social Responsibility: McCormick Canada
Excellence in Human Resources: Big Viking Games
Environmental Leadership: Tepperman's
Innovation: Media Sonar Technologies
Corporate Icon: Libro Credit Union
Announcing Our Finalists!
The London Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the following finalists for the 33rdAnnual Business Achievement Awards which will be held on Wednesday, March 23 2016.
Congratulations and good luck to:
Small Business of the Year Finalists
Dustex Canada Cleaning Solutions Inc. / Gordons Gold Jewellers / tbk Creative / Tiny Devotions Inc.
Medium Business of the Year Finalists
Collins Formal Wear / Duo Building Ltd. / Nicholson Sheffield Architects Inc. / The Top Shop Inc.
Large Business of the Year Finalists
Armatec Survivability Corp. / Blue-Con Construction / Campbell Bros. Movers / Diply
Exeter Produce & Storage Co. Ltd. / Heeman’s
Corporate Social Responsibility Finalists
McCormick Canada / Selectpath Benefits and Financial Inc.
Environmental Leadership Finalists
Studio H Artist Group / Teppermans London
Excellence in Human Resources Finalists
Big Viking Games / Voices.com
Innovation Award Finalists
Digital Extremes Ltd. / Media Sonar Technologies Inc.
About the Business Achievement Awards
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 publically 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.
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.
The London Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that Libro Credit Union has been selected as this year's recipient. Click here to read more about 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
Business of the Year - Small Company
BPM Fitness / CertaPro Painters / Donaldson Heating and Air Conditioning Inc. / Dustex Canada Cleaning Solutions Inc. / Executive Accommodations / Gordons Gold Jewellers / REV3K Fitness Refined / tbk Creative / Tiny Devotions Inc. / To Wheels Bicycle Shop / Venus Beauty Enhancements / Wabi Sabi Hair Artistry / Wernham Wealth Management Inc. / Westland Gallery
Business of the Year - Medium Company
Arcane / Collins Formal Wear / Duo Building Ltd. / Hangar9 by Fisher and Company / National Forest Products Ltd. / Nicholson Sheffield Architects Inc. / Oxford Learning Centre Inc. / Paul Davis London / Provincial Glass & Mirror Ltd. / The Top Shop Inc.
Business of the Year - Large Company
Armatec Survivability Corp. / Blue Con Construction / Campbell Brothers Movers / Diply / The Realty Firm
Exeter Produce & Storage Co. Ltd / Heeman’s / Masterfeeds / Van Raay Farms & The Whole Pig / Chris' Country Cuts
Corporate Social Responsibility
Cohen Highley / D&S Pianos / Forest City Sport & Social Club (FCSSC) / McCormick Canada / Sagecomm / Selectpath Benefits and Financial Inc.
Studio H Artist Group / Tepperman's London
Excellence in Human Resources
Armour Shield Roofing / Big Viking Games / The London Club / Voices.com
Core Solutions Software Inc. / Digital Extremes Ltd. / Media Sonar Technologies Inc.
Business of the Year Hall of Fame
Year Small Business of the Year Medium Business of the Year Large Business of the Year 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.