It’s official! We are pleased to announce that 18 outstanding Ontario businesses have been selected as finalists for an Ontario Business Achievement Award (OBAA). Our OBAA judges had their work cut out for them, with over 100 nominations coming in from across the province.
Join us on the evening of November 26th in Toronto as we celebrate Ontario’s best of the best.
Congratulations to the following organizations for being named a finalist in their OBAA category:
Community Builder Award
The Community Builder Award is awarded to a large business whose community investments have yielded the greatest social return on investment.
- Canadian Tire Corporation
- S.C. Johnson and Son, Limited
Ontario Going Global, Small Business Award
The Ontario Going Global, Small Business Award is awarded to a business that has implemented an export strategy that has positively affected its bottom line.
- Baanto International Limited
- InGenius Software Inc.
Ontario Going Global, Medium Business Award
The Ontario Going Global, Medium Business Award is awarded to a business that has implemented an export strategy that has positively affected its bottom line.
- Kii Naturals / Shashi Foods
- Microbix Biosystems Inc.
Ontario Leader in Accessible Employment
The Ontario Leader in Accessible Employment is awarded to a business or organization that has created an accessible work environment, values the contribution of persons with disabilities, and promotes the development of an inclusive workplace culture for all.
- Good Foot Delivery
- Megleen o/a Tim Hortons
Service Excellence Award
The Service Excellence Award is awarded to a business whose dedication to customer service has led to business success.
- Websan Solutions Inc.
- White Oaks Conference Resort and Spa
Skills & Training Award
The Skills and Training Award is awarded to a business whose skills and training initiatives best harness the talent of its people, embrace diversity, and support employee success.
- Greater Toronto Airports Authority
- Hydro Ottawa
SME Excellence Award
The SME Excellence Award is awarded to an SME that exemplifies forward thinking in all aspects of their business.
- Polycorp Ltd.
The Sustainability Award is awarded to a business that has demonstrated that being a leader in sustainability makes good business sense.
- George Brown College
- Kruger Products L.P.
Young Entrepreneur of the Year
The Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award is awarded to a young Ontario entrepreneur who has successfully built a unique and game-changing venture.
- ATMOS Marketing
- Teqtronix International Inc.
Congratulations to all finalists! To date, over 500 small, medium and large enterprises from across all sectors have won an OBAA and belong to our Hall of Fame.
Check back throughout the fall to find out why these outstanding organizations have been named OBAA finalists, as we profile Ontario’s best of the best on our blog.
For over 30 years, the OBAAs have acknowledged and celebrated Ontario’s business success stories. As one of the most sought after awards for business in Ontario, the OBAAs is a unique event that showcases some of the province’s most outstanding businesses and the positive impact they have had on Ontario’s economy.
This year’s gala will be held on November 26, 2014 from 6:00-9:30 p.m. at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. Reserve your tickets today and see who steals the spotlight this year!