GREATER SUDBURY, May 16, 2019 – Join the Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, May 23rd, 2019 from 6:00-10:00 pm as they host their 22nd annual Bell Business Excellence Awards.

For the past 22 years, the Chamber has hosted the Bell Business Excellence Awards as an opportunity to not only acknowledge the contributions of our business owners, but to also learn from them – and about them. From young entrepreneurs operating out of their home to established owners of international companies, the Bell Business Excellence Awards are a fantastic evening that points a spotlight on the people who form the backbone of our community and the family, friends and experiences that keep them going.

WHEN:          Thursday, May 23rd, 2019, 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

WHERE:       Upper Hall, Caruso Club, 385 Haig Street, Sudbury, ON P3C 1C5

WHAT:          Bell Business Excellence Awards

The public and chamber members can purchase tickets and find more information about the event here. The event is open to the media. Media wishing to livestream the event should contact the chamber in advance of May 23rd.

The chamber received 137 nominations for 10 award categories this year. The finalists for the 2019 Bell Business Excellence Awards are:

Business Start-Up, sponsored by Freelandt Caldwell Reilly LLP Chartered Accountants:

  • Home & Haven
  • One Stop Naturals
  • REES Mobile Services

Service Excellence, sponsored by Technica Mining:

  • Heels n Soles Shoe Repair
  • All About Massage Day Spa
  • Twigg’s Coffee Roasters Sudbury

Small Enterprise, sponsored by Regional Business Centre:

  • Little Guys’ Pizza Co.
  • Mafic Studies, Inc.
  • Tease Hair Bar

Entrepreneur of the Year, sponsored by RBC Royal Bank of Canada:

  • DARO Vinyl Products
  • Northern Axperts
  • Changes Hair Studio

Young Entrepreneur of the Year, sponsored by Weaver, Simmons LLP:

  • The Positive Inception Incorporated
  • Sessions Ride Company & The Refinery Boards & Barbers
  • Komri Engineering

Innovation, co-sponsored by Cambrian College and NORCAT:

  • RNA Diagnostics, Inc.
  • DAO
  • Key Logic

Best Place to Work, sponsored by Collège Boréal:

  • Centreline Architecture
  • Caisse Populaire Voyageurs/Voyageurs Credit Union

Company of the Year, co-sponsored by Northern Ontario Business and Northern Life:

  • Cambrian Ford Sales Inc.
  • J.L. Richards & Associates Limited
  • Yallowega Belanger Salach Architecture

Not For Profit/Charity Excellence, sponsored by TD Bank Group:

  • Maison McCulloch Hospice
  • NEO Kids Foundation
  • NISA/Northern Initiative for Social Action

Executive of the Year, sponsored by the City of Greater Sudbury and the Greater Sudbury Development Corporation:

  • The winner of this award will be announced at the Bell Business Excellence Awards gala on May 23rd.

The chamber gratefully acknowledges the support of its sponsors for making the event possible. The 2019 Bell Business Excellence Awards are sponsored by:

Title Sponsor: Bell Canada

VIP Reception Sponsor: BDC

Award Sponsors:

  • Cambrian College
  • City of Greater Sudbury
  • Greater Sudbury Development Corporation
  • Collège Boréal
  • Freelandt Caldwell Reilly LLP Chartered Accountants
  • Northern Ontario Business
  • Northern Life
  • RBC Royal Bank of Canada
  • Regional Business Centre
  • Technica Mining
  • TD Bank Group
  • Weaver, Simmons LLP

Silver Sponsors:

  • Plan A Long Term Care Staffing & Recruitment
  • Pioneer Construction
  • Stingray: Hot 93.5 & Rewind 103.9
  • OLG
  • Hard-Line
  • Scotiabank

Champagne Sponsors:

  • Desjardins Business Centre

Wine Sponsors:


Centrepiece Sponsors:

  • ServiceMaster of Sudbury

Programme Sponsors:

  • Spectrum Telecom Group Inc.

Bronze Sponsors:

  • KPMG
  • Fisher Wavy
  • Greater Sudbury Airport

Friends of the Event:

  • Petryna Advertising
  • Sign City Inc.
  • Outdoor Exposure
  • Rebecca Bose Photography