2023 Finalist for 29th LDCC Business Excellence Awards

Every year, the Leamington District Chamber of Commerce, residents, employees, and business owners join to honour and celebrate business excellence. These awards publicly recognize outstanding businesses, organizations and individuals that demonstrate excellence in business and a passion for the community.
The Business Excellence Awards will be held at the Leamington Roma Club on September 13, 2023. Nominations were submitted online and a few judges from the Business Excellence Awards Committee and few Chamber Executives from around Ontario voted online to choose the finalists and the winners of each category.

Small Business Excellence 1-9 employees – sponsored by WFCU
Fehr Car Wash
Le Bike Shop
MCC Thrift on Mill

Small Business Excellence 10-50 employees – sponsored by Scotiabank
Cured Craft Brewery Co.
Chartwell Leamington

Industrial/Manufacturing Excellence – sponsored by Invest Windsor Essex
South Essex Fabricating

Innovation – sponsored by Municipality of Leamington
Mastronardi Produce Ltd.
Southpoint Automation
Under Sun Acres

Youth Excellence – sponsored by Rotary Club of Leamington
Jessica DeSantis – Winner!

Young Entrepreneur – sponsored by Cogeco
Anthony Abraham – First Aid by Anthony
Ed Krahn – Counter Effects
Hallie Westwood – Orchid Media
Katie Radford – Sona

Invest in a World Class Workforce – sponsored by Thomson Guardian Pharmacy
Mastronardi Produce Ltd.
South Essex Fabricating

Excellence in Food Services – sponsored by TD Canada Trust
Bradt’s Butcher Block
El Mercadito
Original Guys Pizza Pies
Riviera Maya

Customer First – sponsored by CIBC
E R Vollans Ltd.
Fehr Car Wash
Melo LLP – Jason Melo
876 Barber Shop

Welcoming Accessibility Award – sponsored by Community Living Essex County
The Bank Theatre
Ursa Major Learning Service & Centre

Warm Welcome – sponsored by Point Pelee National Park
Digital Dragonfly
Dream BNB Hospitality

Grow South Essex – sponsored by BMO Bank of Montreal
Crave Family Grill & Pub
SK Cornerstone Group
Thiessen Orchards

Positive Professionals – sponsored by RBC Royal Bank
Katherine Albuquerque – Albuquerque Accounting
Jason Melo – Melo LLP
Faith Monaco – Impact Health & Fitness
Mike Wiens – Sawatzy Balzer & Wiens LLP

The winners will be announced the evening of September 13th:

Libro Director’s Choice – sponsored by Libro Credit Union

Alf Bennie Award – sponsored by Blackburn Radio

Every year we theme this event and this year it is called WE Are Global, based on the international business our communities do around the world. Be sure to get your Ticket/Passport stamped as you check out some of our sponsor’s expo tables.

Doors open at 5:00pm, allowing for some networking before dinner which will be served at 6:00. The award ceremony will follow dinner. Tickets are now available for $100.00 each, plus HST and be sure to let us know if you would like to reserve a table of 8. Please contact the Chamber today as this event is our premiere event of the year and tables will go fast. You can reach us at 519-326-2721 or ursula@leamingtonchamber.com or directly book tickets online at LDCC BEA Tickets.