Windsor Chamber BEA Awards 2019
Tonight is the big night for all 2019 Windsor Regional Chamber of Commerce finalists and winners of the BEA Awards 2019.
The final award recipient in each of these categories will be announced at the 29th Annual Business Excellence Awards (BEA) at Caesars Windsor, Augustus Ballrooms where their achievements will be celebrated.
But first we want to congratulate the “ATHENA Award” — Sherrilynn Colley-Vegh, Director of Leadership Windsor/Essex at the United Way, and also a Biz X magazine columnist. Congrats on all your success, your hard work is appreciated!
As well, the “Believe Windsor Essex Award” recipient — Alan Quesnel of The Alan Quesnel Family Foundation. Al has done so much for the local community, such a giving person, thank you!
Yet who will be the final winner in the following categories? Time will tell!
Biz X wishes the best of luck to the 2019 BEA Finalists.
1. Entrepreneur of the Year Finalists
- Katelynn Garvin, Owner – The Schoolhouse Early Learning Centre/The School House Academy
- Radu Bogdanel, President – Fulger Transport Inc.
- Peter Valente, President – Valente Development Corporation
2. Large Company of the Year Finalists
- Contract Glaziers Corporation
- Reliance Home Comfort
- Vista Print
3. Mid-Size Company of the Year Finalists
- Deerbrook Realty
- Fahrhall Home Comfort Specialists
- Monarch Basics
4. New Business of the Year Finalists
- RFG Plumbing
- The Hungry Pooch and
- Xperience Home Health Care
5. Pillars of our Community Finalists
- In Honour of the Ones We Love
- John McGivney Children’s Centre
- The Multicultural Council of Windsor Essex County
6. Professional of the Year Finalists
- Allison Hawkins, Partner/Owner – Hawkins & Company Accounting Professional Corporation
- Dr. Kelly Upcott, Naturopathic Doctor – Lifetime Wellness Center/Origins Naturopathic Retreat
- Leigh Vachon, Executive Director – Victoria Manor Supportive Housing
7. Small Company of the Year Finalists
- Head of the Class
- Macro Foods and
- Windsor Circus School
8. Tourism & Hospitality Finalists
- Jack’s Group
- The Grove Hotel
- Brew House and Urban Surf Company
9. Young Professional of the Year Finalists
- Dr. Maxwell Abraham, Orthodontist, Owner – Abraham Orthodontics
- Celso Oliveira, Manager Business Centre – Business Development Bank of Canada
- Matthew Thibert, Pharmacist/Owner – Shoppers Drug Mart