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Chamber celebrates 2016 Business Award recipients

Recipients of 2016 Chamber Business Awards were selected from a robust list of finalists and nominees
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On June 23, the Guelph Chamber of Commerce joined leaders in business, government and community to celebrate the achievements of outstanding local businesses, organizations and individuals at the Guelph Awards of Excellence Gala.

Recipients of this year’s 2016 Chamber Business Awards were selected from a robust list of finalists and nominees from across Guelph.

The 2016 Chamber Business Awards recipients are:

Lifetime Achievement Award: Peter Barrow

Emerging Business Award: Cupanion

Community Spirit Award: JL’s Home Hardware

Excellence in Business Award (50+ employees): LifeLearn Inc.

Excellence in Business Award (up to 50 employees): Guelph Solar

“The Guelph Awards of Excellence Gala gives us a chance to showcase some of the amazing business talent that we have here in Guelph,” noted Kithio Mwanzia, president and CEO of the Guelph Chamber of Commerce. “This annual event is a great opportunity to recognize and reward outstanding performances of business excellence, while continuing to encourage the entrepreneurial and community spirit Guelph is known for.”

This year’s Guelph Awards of Excellence Gala took place on June 23 at Delta Guelph Hotel and Conference Centre.

In addition to the Chamber Business Awards, it included presentations of the Mayor’s Awards; Downtown Volunteer of the Year Award; Guelph and Wellington Branch ACO Heritage Award; United Way of Guelph Wellington Dufferin Campaign Awards; and Innovation Guelph Awards.



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