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Business Excellence Awards

Friday, January 13, 2017

Congratulations to the 27th Annual Business Excellence Awards Finalists!

Since 1991, the Business Excellence Awards has become the premier event of the year, recognizing the achievements and contributions of business leaders in Windsor and Essex County. This evening will bring together Windsor and area business leaders and media for a celebration of excellence in business.

Twelve awards will be presented and award winners will be announced on April 19, 2017 at the Business Excellence Awards. Award Categories include: Small Company of the Year, Mid-Size Company of the Year, Large Company of the Year, Innovation Award, New Business of the Year, Pillars of Our Community, Professional of the Year, Entrepreneur of the Year, Young Professional of the Year, and Tourism & Hospitality Award. Also included in the awards ceremony are the recipients of the Believe Windsor Essex and ATHENA Awards.

An independent judging panel comprised of local businesspersons will complete judging of the finalists in each award category. The BEA Committee is looking for judges and sponsors.  If you are interested in volunteering as a judge or wish to find out more about the event, contact Marianne Burke, Director of Events, at



Join the many businesses and professionals as we celebrate the outstanding practices of those in the business community through the 27th Annual Business Excellence Awards Official Program featuring this year’s finalists, sponsors, special messages and stories of business excellence in Windsor-Essex County. This special commemorative keepsake is provided to all guests the night of the big event. In addition, the program is distributed to households throughout Windsor and Essex County in the Windsor Star and available on as a special online section. Participating advertisers will all enjoy special shoutouts to tens of thousands of Windsor Star Facebook and Twitter followers leading up to the event.