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  • 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.

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    5:00 - 6:00 pm Social
    6:00 pm Program Begins
    6:40 pm Dinner Served  
    7:55 pm Program Resumes

    9:30 pm Program Concludes 
    9:30 - 11:00pm Gala After Party


    And the Finalists are…

    The London Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the following finalists for the 2018 London Business Achievement Awards which will be held on Wednesday, March 21, 2018.


    Small Business of the Year Finalists
    Anderson Craft Ales     *    Bentley Hearing Services     *     Carswell Partners     *     Exodus London Escape Rooms

    Medium Business of the Year Finalists
    C & V Income Tax Services     *     Globally Local     *    Wastell Homes     *     WinAir (AV BASE Systems)

    Large Business of the Year Finalists
    Digital Echidna     *     Northern Commerce


    Agribusiness Finalists
    Bonduelle     *     Gray Ridge Egg Farms (L.H. Gray & Son Ltd.)


    Beyond Borders Award

    Armatec Survivability     *     Big Blue Bubble Inc.

    Corporate Social Responsibility Finalists

    KPMG LLP     *     rtraction

    Environmental Leadership Finalists
    3M Canada     *     London City Centre 

    Excellence in Human Resources Finalists
    Arcane Digital      *      Diebold Nixdorf

    Innovation Award Finalists
    Canadian Centre for Product Validation      *     Predator Bird Services


    Corporate Icon Award Recipient

    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.  

    Past Winners:

    • 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: 

    Agribusiness Award

    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

    AV BASE Systems Inc. (WinAir), Woody's Premium Cabinetry, 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


    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)


    Innovation Award

    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.