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Twelve Ontario Businesses Named Winners of Business and Export Excellence

TORONTO, September 16 2010 – The best in Ontario business and export will share the stage at a gala event hosted by Gemini award winning Actor/Comedian and star of This Hour Has 22 Minutes, Shaun Majumder. A dozen companies from around the province have been named provincial winners of The Ontario Business Achievement Awards (OBAA) and the Ontario Global Traders Awards (OGTA) by the Ontario Chamber of Commerce.

“These outstanding award winners exemplify business excellence through innovation, export diversity, entrepreneurial spirit and an understanding that the best investment is in their people.” says Len Crispino, President & CEO of the Ontario Chamber of Commerce. “This is the award winners’ opportunity to step into the spotlight to celebrate success, not only for themselves but, for Ontario.”

The twelve companies have been selected from a record number of nominees from across the province:

  • Ontario Global Traders Award – Market Expansion (Product or Service):
    • Gold – Dallata Consulting Group Ltd., Etobicoke
    • Silver – Scribendi Inc., Chatham
    • Bronze – Guildline Instruments, Smith’s Falls
  • Ontario Global Traders Award Innovation – Exports:
    • Gold – ViXS Systems Inc., Toronto
    • Silver – Active Control Technologies Inc., Burlington
    • Bronze –Global Intellectual Strategies Inc., Stittsville
  • OBAA RBC Royal Bank Award for Small Business:
    • Digital Extremes, London
    • SIMAC Canada, Richmond Hill
  • Desjardins Business Excellence Large Business Award:
    • DeBeers Canada – Victor Mine, Timmins
    • Tribute Communities,  Pickering
  • OBAA Innovation Technology Award: Vision Max, Toronto
  • OBAA Corporate Governance Award: Oliver & Bonacini Restaurants, Toronto

Awards will be presented at a gala event which will be attended by approximately 600 business and political leaders at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre on Monday, September 20.

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