Photo: Anna Grandi-Pase of Beautiful Images Aesthetics & Day Spa receives the Biz X Award for “Marvellous Manicurist” from Publisher Deborah Jones. Photo by Lori Deschaine – Biz X magazine
2017 Awards Gala: Biz X Publisher Opening Remarks
Biz X magazine proudly presented its 20th Annual Biz X Awards Gala on November 17, 2017 recognizing the best businesses in Windsor-Essex. The gala also was a celebration for the magazine as it was our 200th issue.
The theme of the evening was “Emerald City: There’s No Place Like Home” and many suppliers and local businesses contributed to the success of the evening.
Thanks to the Film Camp for Kids & Youth, supported by MANAN Media for this video of Deborah’s speech shown with highlights of the night.
Listen to hear about:
- The Biz X family and writing/photography team
- Entertainers Pat and Nino
- Celebrity presenters Jim Crichton and Bob Bellacicco from CTV Windsor, Kara Ro and Greg Gynp from Bell Media, plus Jay Marchillo from Mix 96.7 Blackburn Radio and long time supporters Charlie Hotham and Joe Montaleone
- St. Clair College Centre for the Arts
- Diane Spencler Glover of Designs by Diane
- Motor City Community Credit Union for sponsoring our opening reception.
- Sponsors: The Small Business Centre, St. Clair Alumni Association, Tecumseh Mall and Leon’s Windsor
- Jason Kennedy and his team at Bigtime Presentations
- YOUR TV, our exclusive broadcast sponsor
- Collins Formal Wear
- The Trophy Boys
- Limos by Mr J
- Salon Zayaa
- Pelee Island Wines
- Sparky’s Toy Drive
and Joe McParland as our great and powerful MC.
THANK YOU TO ALL OUR SUPPLIERS, ADVERTISERS AND FRIENDS FOR THEIR SUPPORT TO MAKE OUR GALA THE BEST ONE YET!
See gala photos HERE as well.
And more to come in the January issue of Biz X with all acceptor and official plaque photos by Rod Denis and Lori Deschaine.