28th Annual Business Excellence Awards Recipients

Photo by Mike Kovaliv Photography | Snapd Windsor

The recipients of the 28th Annual Business Excellence Awards presented by the Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce and Windsor Star were announced at the St. Clair College Centre for the Arts on Wednesday night. This premier business event of year recognizes professional individuals and companies who have set standards and demonstrated achievements that have contributed to the prosperity and business development in Windsor and Essex County.

2018 Business Excellence Award Recipients

Mid-Size Company of the Year Award – Sponsored by RBC Royal Bank
Baron Championship Rings

New Business of the Year Award – Sponsored by EPICentre, University of Windsor
Wolfhead Distillery Inc.

Believe Windsor Essex Award – Sponsored by WFCU Credit Union
Michael Schlater, CEO, Domino’s Pizza of Canada

Innovation Award – Sponsored by Union Gas
Inspire HUB Technologies Inc.

Small Company of the Year Award – Sponsored by Families First
Forest Glade Tecumseh Veterinary Professional Corporation

Pillars of our Community Award – Sponsored by Motor City Community Credit Union
Transition to Betterness

Young Professional of the Year Award – Sponsored by Libro Credit Union
Dr. Abby Jakob, Optometrist/Owner, EYES Optometry

ATHENA Award – Sponsored by BELL
Pat Soulliere, President, Soulliere Financial Group

Tourism & Hospitality Award – Sponsored by Caesars Windsor and OLG
The Iron Kettle Bed and Breakfast

Professional of the Year Award – Sponsored by TD Bank Group
Dan Gemus, Owner/Broker of Record, Dan Gemus Real Estate Team

Entrepreneur of the Year Award – Sponsored by St. Clair College
Vince Schiller, Owner/President, Southwestern Manufacturing

Large Company of the Year Award – Sponsored by BMO Bank of Montreal
Aphria

Congratulations to all finalists and award winners!
2018 Business Excellence Award Finalists Videos

Click here to watch the Finalists videos, courtesy of Media Street Productions!