Outstanding Business Achievement Awards

Small Business of the Year (1-10 employees)

  • Cafe Oranje
  • Yellow Dog Grooming
  • Snakehead Games
  • Canoe Paper & Gifts

Mid-sized Business of the Year (10-50 employees)

  • Gold Cross Homes Care Inc.
  • Defaveri Group Contracting
  • The Other Bird Inc.

Large Business of the Year (50+ employees)

  • Pearson Dunn Insurance
  • Mabel’s Labels
  • VIZIYA Corporation

Young Entrepreneur of the Year: This award will be presented to a young entrepreneur(s) age 35 and under, who owns and operates his/her business in Hamilton.

  • Matt Sheridan, Nix Colour Sensor
  • Erin Dunham, The Other Bird Inc.
  • Derek Doyle, Ambitious Realty Advisors


  • Hamilton District Christian High
  • Sustainable Hamilton
  • The Bridge
  • Innovation Factory

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

Accessibility: This award will be presented to Countrywide Recycling for creating an accessible work environment, valuing the contribution of persons with disabilities, and promoting the development of an inclusive workplace culture for all.

Century: This award will be presented to the Art Gallery of Hamilton for its contributions to the community for over 100 years.

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Date and Time

Mar 10, 2015, 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Carmen's Banquet Centre
1520 Stone Church Road East
Hamilton, ON

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