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Windsor, ON – Nominations are now open for the 2024 Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards, the premier business event of the year to take place at the Chrysler Theatre and St. Clair College Centre for the Arts on Wednesday, May 15, 2024.

“The Nomination process is quick and easy, and winning a prestigious Business Excellence Award means so much to the companies and individuals involved,” explains BEA Co-Chair Shelby Colarossi and Co-Chair Andrea Hotham. “Last year we saw over 200 nominations, which showcases the vibrancy of businesses in our region and the interest in celebrating the successes of our community.”

Each year the Business Excellence Awards (BEA’s) recognize and celebrate local individuals, businesses, and organizations for their outstanding achievements. You can find out more about the eligibility criteria for each Award category and make nominations by visiting the Windsor-Essex Chamber of Commerce website. The nomination deadline is Thursday October 5, 2023, at 11:59 pm. 

There are 12 Business Excellence Awards (BEA) categories, including:

ATHENA Leadership Award | Believe Windsor-Essex Award |Business Ambassador of the Year | Company of the Year (25 or Less FTE) | Company of the Year (26 or More FTE) | Entrepreneur of the Year| Innovation Award | New Company of the Year | Pillars of Our Community | Professional of the Year | Tourism & Hospitality | Young Professional of the Year Award

Finalists for the 2024 Business Excellence Awards in addition to the winner of the ATHENA Leadership Award and the Believe Windsor-Essex Award will be announced at the January media conference event. Be sure to follow the Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce on Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, and Facebook for all BEA 2024 news and updates. 

For more information on the 2024 Business Excellence Awards, including sponsorship opportunities and details on becoming a Judge or part of the BEA Committee, please contact:

Shelby Colarossi
BEA Committee
(519) 796-9912

Andrea Hotham
BEA Committee
(519) 819-6910

Melissa Thompson
Event Coordinator
Windsor-Essex Chamber of Commerce
519-966-3696   x231