28th Annual Business Excellence Awards Finalists Announced
The Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce and Presenting Sponsor Windsor Star announced the finalists for the 28th Annual Business Excellence Awards (BEA) at Augustus 27, located on the top floor of Caesars Windsor, today.
Celebrating 28 years of Business Excellence the event will focus on the stars of the show, the Finalists. The event, which will be held on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at Caesars Windsor, allows the entire community to celebrate the achievements of our distinguished lineup of Windsor-Essex businesses, professionals, and entrepreneurs. Award recipients will be announced during a gourmet dinner and show. Tickets are available online.
Award recipients announced in advance include:
Believe Windsor Essex Award
Michael Schlater, CEO, Domino’s Pizza of Canada
Patricia Soulliere, President & CEO, Soulliere Financial
The award winning recipients will not be announced until the night of the event, Academy Awards style. The 2018 BEA Finalists include:
Entrepreneur of the Year Award Finalists
Radu Bogdanel, President, Fulger Transport Inc.
Ernie Nesbitt, Owner, Jose’s Bar and Grill
Vince Schiller, Owner, Southwestern Manufacturing
Professional of the Year Award Finalists
Dan Gemus, Owner/Broker of Record, Dan Gemus Real Estate Team
Dr. Meighan Valero, Naturopathic Doctor, Meighan Valero Naturopathic Professional Corporation
Lisa Williams, Radio Host – AM800 The Morning Drive, Bell Media / AM800
Young Professional of the Year Award Finalists
Dr. Maxwell Abraham, Orthodontist, Owner, Abraham Orthodontics
Dr. Abby Jakob, Optometrist/Owner of EYES Optometry, EYES Optometry
Dr. Jackie Vandereerden, Doctor, South Walkerville Medical Centre
Small Company of the Year Award Finalists
Anchor Coffee House Inc.
Forest Glade Tecumseh Veterinary Professional Corporation
Sentry Windows & Doors
Mid-Size Company of the Year Finalists
Baron Championship Rings
Flexible Industrial Solutions
Large Company of the Year Finalists
Highbury Canco Corporation
Innovation Award Finalists
Inspire HUB Technologies Inc.
Ro-Matt International Inc.
Tourism & Hospitality Award Finalists
Food & Beverage (F&B)
The Iron Kettle Bed and Breakfast
Smashed Apple Catering Inc.
New Business of the Year Award Finalists
Exodus Escape Rooms
Thrive Benefits Group Inc.
Wolfhead Distillery Inc.
Pillars of our Community Award
Assisted Living Southwestern Ontario
Transition to Betterness
Windsor-Essex Children’s Aid Society