Thursday May 21st, 2020


Since 1990, the Business Excellence Awards has become the premier business event of the year, recognizing the achievements and contributions of business leaders in Windsor and Essex County.

We are pleased to announce, in advance, two award recipients who will receive their Business Excellence Award on May 21st:

ATHENA Leadership Award sponsored by Bell: Marlene Corey

Believe Windsor-Essex Sponsored by WFCU Credit Union: Farrow

One of the finalists in each of the categories below will also receive a Business Excellence Award at St. Clair College Centre for the Arts:

Entrepreneur of the Year Sponsored by Grant Thornton LLP
Michael Difazio, Charlie Hotham, Nancy Campana

Green Innovation Sponsored by University of Windsor and University of Windsor Alumni Relations & Advancement
Devonshire Mall (Cushman & Wakefield Asset Services), Green Tree Professional Tree Service Inc., GreenerBins Composting Company

Large Company of the Year Sponsored by St. Clair College
Cavalier Tool & Manufacturing Ltd., Champion Products, Reliance Home Comfort

Mid -Size Company of the Year Sponsored by RBC Royal Bank
Brave Control Solutions Inc., Essex Powerlines Corporation, Brookstone Windows & Doors (formerly Sentry Windows)

New Company of the Year Sponsored by Enbridge
Float Lakeshore-Lasalle, Plant Joy, Sandwich Brewing Company

Pillars of our Community Award Sponsored by Motor City Community Credit Union
CMHA Windsor-Essex County Branch, Family Services Windsor-Essex, Fight Like Mason Foundation

Professional of the Year Sponsored by TD Commercial Banking
Jonathon Azzopardi, Janice Kaffer, Gail Robertson

Small Company of the Year Sponsored by Families First
Colasanti Controls Inc., Cooper’s Hawk Vineyards, Matthew Thibert Drugs Ltd. c/o Shoppers Drug Mart Devonshire Mall

Tourism & Hospitality Award Sponsored by Caesars Windsor and OLG
J.P Wiser’s Distillery Experience, North 42 Degrees Estate Winery. Walkerville Brewery

Young Professional of the Year Sponsored by Libro Credit Union
Dr. Maxwell Abraham, Kavaughn Boismier, Ryan Donally


Chrysler Theatre & St. Clair College Centre for the Arts Skyline Ballrooms
201 Riverside Drive West
Windsor, Ontario

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