Business Achievement Awards
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 attendees.
The London Business Achievement Awards recognizes business excellence in a number of categories including human resources, innovation, environment and our newest award – the Agri-business Award. The London Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the following recipients of the 34th Annual London Business Achievement Awards.
And the award goes to... Congratulations to award recipients!!
Small Business of the Year - Booch Organic Kombucha
Medium Business of the Year - Talbot Marketing
Large Business of the Year - Start.ca
Agribusiness Finalists - IGPC Ethanol
Corporate Social Responsibility Finalists - TD Bank Group
Environmental Leadership Finalists - Goodwill Industries Ontario Great Lakes
Excellence in Human Resources Finalists - Autodata Group of Companies
Innovation Award Finalists - Heeman’s
& Our Corporate Icon Award recipient - McCormick Canada
Congratulations to all our 2017 Business Achievement Award Finalists
Small Business of the Year Finalists
Employee Wellness Solutions Network, Fantastic Nails and Spa, sagecomm, Booch Organic Kombucha
Medium Business of the Year Finalists
Red Rhino, Talbot Marketing, Black Fly Beverage Company, Forked River Brewing Company
Large Business of the Year Finalists
Starlim North America, Campbell Bros. Movers Ltd., Start.ca, McKenzie Lake Lawyers LLP
IGPC Ethanol, Seelster Farms
Corporate Social Responsibility Finalists
TD Bank Group, STUDIO H Artist Group
Environmental Leadership Finalists
1-800-GOT-JUNK, Goodwill Industries Ontario Great Lakes
Excellence in Human Resources Finalists
Autodata Group of Companies, Diebold Nixdorf
Innovation Award Finalists
Big Blue Bubble Inc., Heeman’s
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 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.
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
Mixed Field Greens with Crisp Vegetables, Asiago Cheese and 5yr Balsamic Vinaigrette
Montreal Spiced Breast of Chicken with a Mushroom Sauce, Polenta Provencal and Julienne Vegetables
Boston Cream Tower filled with Vanilla Custard and Frosted with Dark Chocolate
Assorted Flat Breads and Rolls
Locally Roasted 100% Columbian Coffee, Tea
Vegetarian Option: Butternut Squash Ravioli with Red Pepper Coulis and Organic Pea Tenders
If you have any dietary restrictions, please contact Julia or Bonnie. (firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com)
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 McCormick Canada has been selected as this year's recipient.
- 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
2017 Business Achievement Award Nominees are:
Business of the Year Award – Small Company
Booch Organic Kombucha ♦ Douglas Window and Door Inc. ♦ Driverzed.com ♦ Employee Wellness Solutions Network ♦ Fanshawe Driving School ♦ Fantastic Nails & Spa ♦ Grafica Event Planners ♦ Sagecomm ♦ Techdoz ♦ Wernham Wealth Management Inc
Business of the Year Award – Medium Company
Bellamere Winery And Event Centre ♦ Black Fly Beverage Company ♦ Brainworks Rehabilitation ♦ Centura London ♦ City Centre Storage/Big Box Mobile ♦ Checkers s Exhaust Direct Ltd. ♦ Forked River Brewing Company ♦ Hangar9 by Fisher & Company ♦ michael clark construction ♦ Red Rhino Inc. ♦ Talbot Marketing ♦ That Car Place ♦ universitybrand
Business of the Year Award – Large Company
Campbell Bros. Movers Ltd. ♦ CAN-AM Trailers Ltd. ♦ Golder Associates Ltd. ♦ Hanwha L & C Canada ♦ McKenzie Lake Lawyers LLP ♦ Starlim North America ♦ Start.ca
IGPC Ethanol ♦ Seelster Farms
Corporate Social Responsibility Award
John Zubick Ltd. ♦ Studio H Artist Group ♦ TD Bank Group
Environmental Leadership Award
1-800-GOT-JUNK? ♦ Goodwill Industries, Ontario Great Lakes
Excellence in Human Resources Award
Arcane Digital ♦ Autodata Solutions Company ♦ Diebold Nixdorf ♦ PRA Group Canada Inc. ♦ St. Joseph's Health Care London
Big Blue Bubble ♦ CLC Tree Service ♦ Canadian Centre for Product Validation ♦ Heeman’s ♦ IO Industries Inc. ♦ The Minery ♦ Voices.com
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.