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Recognizing the best in business.

2021 Business Excellence Awards

Nominations for the 26th Annual Business Excellence Awards are now closed!

RECOGNIZING THE VERY BEST IN OUR LOCAL BUSINESS COMMUNITY!

Business Person of the Year Award
Recognizes an individual who demonstrates innovations and/or outstanding achievements in, but not limited to, business success, leadership, community involvement, creative business initiatives, etc.
Business Excellence Award
The business or not-for-profit must have exceptional business achievements relating to a variety of areas, including but not limited to; customer service, new markets, products, marketing and the environment. 
Next Generation Award
The nominee must be between the ages of 18 and 40, a full-time resident and/or business owner in the Greater Oshawa area for at least two years OR employed at a business of any kind; OR active as a volunteer for a non-profit organization; OR student at post-secondary institution in Greater Oshawa area.
Not-For-Profit of The Year Award
Recognizes a registered Not-For-Profit/Charity organization which has exceptional community services and leadership within our community. Innovation Award The business or not-for-profit must have utilized an innovative and creative approach to integrate leading edge technology, including but not limited to; sustainability and accessibility, customer service, sales growth and contribution to the community.
Innovation
The business or not-for-profit must have utilized an innovative  and creative approach to integrate leading edge technology, including but not limited to; sustainability and accessibility, customer service, sales growth and contribution to the community.
Sustainability Award
Recognizes businesses who show a dedicated approach to operating in an environmentally sustainable way including but not limited to; tracking and reducing greenhouse gas emissions, energy efficiency, waste reduction, empowering employees and customers to live and work sustainably through green teams, environmentally friendly commute programs, etc.

2020 Business Excellence Awards

Although we were unable to celebrate in person this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Greater Oshawa Chamber of Commerce wishes to congratulate all nominees and recipients of the 25th Annual Business Excellence Awards. We also wish to recognize the continued support of our sponsors, including those who have been supporting the Awards since its inception 25 years ago. We look forward to celebrating in person once again; however for now please enjoy the Awards brought to you in a safe and COVID-19 cognizant way.

Congratulations to this year’s Award recipients:
W. Galen Weston Centre for Food
Alzheimer Society Durham Region
AI Hub, Durham College
Ontario Regiment Museum
Velcan Forest Products
Alexis Kofman
Lakeridge Health, Durham Regional Police, Oshawa Fire Service, Region of Durham Paramedic Services