Calling all Brampton business achievers

BRAMPTON, ON: The City of Brampton Economic Development Office is ‘Searching for Excellence’ and now accepting entries for the 2013 Brampton Outstanding Business Achievement Awards (BOBAA). The annual awards program, now in its 17th year, recognizes and honours Brampton businesses that demonstrate a passion for excellence.

Categories in the awards program include:

  • Manufacturing
  • Food and beverage
  • Information and communication technology
  • Retail, administration and logistics
  • Business services
  • Young entrepreneur (under 35)
  • Award of distinction – community contribution
  • Award of distinction – environmental leadership
  • Award of distinction – innovation
  • Business person of the year

Last date for entries is January 25, 2013. The awards will be presented at a special awards ceremony on Thursday, May 2, 2013 at Pearson Convention Center. The Brampton Outstanding Business Achievement Awards are hosted by The Brampton Economic Development Office and the Brampton Board of Trade. Past recipients include Empack Spraytech Inc., Nestle, HRWARE, triOS College, WG Pro-Manufacturing Inc., Peel Mutual Insurance Company, Burger King, Jade’s Hip Hop Academy and Smart Commute Brampton – Caledon.

To gain recognition as a leading achiever and an outstanding member of Brampton’s business community, submit a nomination at www.brampton.ca or contact Amanda Lemon at 905.874.2654 or via email at amanda.lemon@brampton.ca.

About Brampton: The 9th largest city in Canada, Brampton has a successful, well-diversified economy and is home to more than 8,000 businesses. The City continues to retain a Triple ‘A’ credit rating by Standard & Poor’s, reflecting its successful economy and debt-free position. Brampton celebrates its diverse population that represents people from more than 175 distinct ethnic backgrounds who speak more than 70 different languages. Offering more than 6,000 acres of parkland, Brampton takes pride in being known as the Flower City of Canada. Brampton has been designated since 2007 as an International Safe Community by the World Health Organization. For more information visit www.brampton.ca

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