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Announcing the 2017 OBAA Finalists!

We have updated our award categories and we are excited to announce our 14 finalists for for the 2017 Ontario Business Achievement Awards (OBAAs)! Over the past 35 years the OBAA’s have grown to become the most recognized industry gala that recognize business excellence in Ontario.

The OBAA’s recognize achievements in innovation, entrepreneurship, integrity and the hard work of the businesses built in our own backyard.

See the finalists below, and join us on November 29 as we announce the winners and celebrate business in Ontario.


Corporate Citizen Award

The Corporate Citizen Award recognizes a large business who has a sustained and long-term commitment to investing in the community in which it operates.

FINALISTS:

Vale Canada Ltd.

Bruce Power


Beyond Borders, Medium Business Award

The Beyond Borders, Medium Business Award recognizes a medium-sized business (50-500 employees) that has implemented an export strategy that has positively affected its bottom line.

FINALISTS:

ARCONAS

Geotab


Beyond Borders, Small Business

The Beyond Borders, Small Business Award recognizes a small-sized business (1-50 employees) that has implemented export strategy that has positively affected its bottom line.

FINALISTS: 

Canadian Distribution Channel Inc (Persian Empire)

Aviation GSE


Ontario Leaders in Accessible Employment 

The Ontario Leader in Accessible Employment recognizes a business that has created an accessible work environment. This organization values the contributions of persons with disabilities, and promotes the development of an inclusive workplace culture for all.

FINALISTS: 

YWCA Hamilton

Abilities Centre


Business 360 Award

The Business 360 Award recognizes a small or medium enterprise that exemplifies forward-thinking in all aspects of their business.

FINALISTS:

Daltco Electric & Supply (1979) Ltd.

Losani Homes


Sustainability Award

The Sustainability Award recognizes a business that has implemented an industry-leading environmental or corporate sustainability initiative.

FINALISTS:

Skyline Group of Companies 

Armacell Canada Inc. 


Young Entrepreneur of the Year

The Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award recognizes a young Ontario entrepreneur who has successfully built a unique and game-changing venture.

FINALISTS:

Booch Organic Kombucha 

Guest Plumbing and Heating 


Congratulations to all finalists!

To date over 500 businesses from across all sectors have won an OBAA.


The 2017 OBAA’s are taking place on Wednesday, November 29th at the Carlu.


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