Tickets are now on sale for the 2014 Brampton Outstanding Business Achievement Awards (BOBAA)!

Join The Brampton Board of Trade and the City of Brampton Economic Development Office along with the Brampton business community, as we honour business excellence in the following categories:
  • Transportation & Logistics
  • Manufacturing
  • Hospitality & Tourism
  • Retail
  • Innovation & Technology
  • Professional Services
  • Young Entrepreneur
  • The Brampton Board of Trade Business Person of the Year
The prestigious awards gala will be held on May 1st 2014, 5:30 pm at the Pearson Convention Centre and will feature a keynote presentation from award-winning broadcast journalist, CBC’s Wendy Mesley.

Wendy Mesley
Award-Winning Broadcast Journalist

Wendy Mesley is one of Canada's most recognized and respected broadcast journalists. A provocative speaker who addresses the  challenging issues of the day with an entertaining and informative presentation style, Mesley is also an outstanding moderator, master of ceremonies and on-stage interviewer.

Since becoming the CBC's first female correspondent assigned to cover a Prime Minister,  Mesley has gained many years of first-hand insight and anecdotes about  some of the most powerful and influential characters of our times.

Always a political junkie, Mesley also helped to create―and then hosted―CBC ‘s Undercurrents, the ground breaking program examining how media, marketing, and technology were changing the world; and then became the co-host of CBC's Marketplace, the consumer advocacy program.
Currently at The National, Mesley anchors the program on Friday and Sunday nights and is the regular back up anchor for Peter Mansbridge.

She has won three Gemini awards for her work, as well as ACTRA's John Drainie award for her outstanding contribution to journalism.
Thursday, May 1, 2014
Pearson Convention Centre
5:30pm – 9:30pm
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2013 Winners
Retail, Administration and Logistics: 
Nesco Canada
Advanced Manufacturing:  Villa Kitchens & Fine Cabinetry
Emerging Business:  Poutine! Dare to be Fresh
Information and Communication Technology:  Open Storage Solutions
Business Service – Customer Service:  Crawford Chondon & Partners LLP
Young Entrepreneur:  Lawn Troopers
Hospitality and Tourism:  Best Western
Award of Distinction – Community Contribution:  Gray Tools
Award of Distinction – Innovation:  Hy-Power Nano
BBOT Business Person of the Year: 
Linda Ford, Access Career Solutions

 Brampton Outstanding Business Achievement Awards 2013


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Did you know the Brampton Outstanding Business Achievement Award was mentioned
in the Wall Street Journal - May 10, 2013
For Business looking to enter the Business Achievement Awards the following information should be
  • Your company will gain recognition as a top achiever and will join leading companies in Brampton, as an outstanding member of this community.
  • Your business will be recognized by media and business newsletters.
  • You will be recognized at the prestigious an awards dinner.
  • The six category winners will be submitted to the OCC (Ontario Chamber of Commerce) Outstanding Business Achievement Awards by The Brampton Board of Trade.
Judging Criteria
Judges will be considering the following criteria:
  • Product innovation and technological achievement
  • Increased productivity and quality improvements
  • Increased employment, employee retention consideration and growth opportunities
  • Excellence in business leadership and entrepreneurship
  • Demonstration of goal achievement through strategic planning and direction
  • Demonstration of measurement of customer service and reliability
  • Achievement in marketing and promotion
  • Community involvement and contribution
  • Environmental Leadership
  • Innovation
 Nominations will be accepted until January 24th, 2014

 Presented by:

The City of Brampton Economic Development Office and The Brampton Board of Trade  

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