Virtual Outstanding Business Achievement Awards, Presented by RBC Royal Bank

The Hamilton Chamber is excited to announce we are taking the Outstanding Business Achievement Awards virtual! Join us on June 9th for a night of fun for the community.

6:30pm-7:00pm: Virtual Viewing Party. Registration below.
7:00pm-8:15pm: Watch the awards on Cable 14 on television (find your local channel) or online at

Follow along on social media using the hashtag #OBAAsGoVirtual!


Thank you to our sponsors for their continued support:

Including a special thank you to Cable 14 for their broadcast support.



Small/Medium/Large Business of the Year

These awards will be presented to a profit-centred private business organization, whose business achievement made an outstanding contribution to Hamilton in 2019.

Small Business (1-10 employees)

  • The Millionaire’s Daughter
  • LoAllay Inc.
  • Jet Propelled

Mid-Sized Business (10-50 employees)

  • TV Hamilton Limited/Cable 14
  • Newfore Inc.
  • Anderson Therapy Services

Large Business (50+ employees)

  • Gowling WLG
  • Kavin Group
  • Pearle Hospitality

Young Entrepreneur, Under 40
This award will be presented to a young entrepreneur(s) age 40 and under, who owns and operates his/her business in Hamilton.

  • Adam Lloyd – ALP Training Institute
  • Emily O’Brien – Comeback Snacks ( formerly known as Cons & Kernels)
  • Yaser Jafar – Auto Key Pro Inc.

Not-for Profit
This award will be presented to a not-for-profit organization that operates in Hamilton. The organization must have been in business for a minimum of 3 years.

  • Hamilton Music Collective
  • Empowerment Squared
  • Mealshare

The Outstanding Business Achievement Awards will also honour local businesses with the Accessibility and Century Awards.


This award will be presented to Interval House of Hamilton for creating an accessible work environment.


This award will be presented KPMG LLP and Fluke Transportation for their contributions to the community for over 100 years.

Citizen of the Year

Demetrius Tsafaridis named 2020 Hamilton Citizen of the Year by Hamilton Chamber of Commerce and will be recognized during the virtual event!

Date and Time

Jun 9, 2020, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm


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