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Business Excellence Awards

The Aurora Chamber of Commerce is proud to present the 2018 Business Excellence Awards. We have the honour of publicly recognizing the best and brightest in Aurora — local businesses that have demonstrated a passion for excellence, a commitment to their community and a strong entrepreneurial spirit. 

2018 Video Highlight Reel Why Attend 2018 Finalists & Winners 2018 Event Highlights Sponsors

2018 Business Excellence Awards Gala & Awards Ceremony

The Aurora Chamber of Commerce has the honour of publicly recognizing local businesses that have demonstrated a passion for excellence, a commitment to their community and a strong entrepreneurial spirit. 

When: Thursday, November 15, 2018

Why Attend?

Join us at this premier event, recognizing the achievements and contributions of business leaders in Aurora. Awards will be presented during an evening to remember, including an exquisite three-course dinner, awe-inspiring entertainment and more. This special event will bring together local business leaders and members of the Aurora community. Don't miss out on this fabulous evening! 

Become a Sponsor. Contact Sandra Watson, Events Manager, at s.watson@aurorachamber.on.ca or 905-727-7262 x23 to discuss the variety of sponsorship opportunities available. 

Master of Ceremonies: Lance Brown

Lance was born in Edmonton and has worked in Edmonton, Regina, Vancouver and Toronto.  He was the CTV Sports Director in Toronto and worked for CTV for almost 33 years.  For 17 years he built hockey rinks for families and he was known to sing the Christmas Sportscast every year.  Lance has been a Big Brother for many years and for the last 10 years he has mentored 2 boys in Uxbridge.  He had a golf tournament in his name for charity that was run by Steve Hinder, Marc Neeb and Tim Jones, and he has emceed numerous events including the York Region Police Awards Ceremony.  He lives in Port Perry with his wife and children, where he was recently elected Councillor.  We are thrilled to have Lance emceeing our Business Excellence Awards.

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Congratulations to the 2018 Business Excellence Awards Finalists and Award Winners.  

Award Winners are in each category are bolded

Community Involvement:

  • Keller Williams Realty
  • Lighthouse Legal
  • Treefrog 

Innovators Award:

  • Honsberger Physio+
  • Stem Minds
  • Ten Toonies Financial Literacy for Kids

New Business:

  • Aurora Borealis Orthodontics
  • Dos Mariachis
  • Drummer's Hangout

Non-Profit of the Year:

  • Neighbourhood Network
  • Shine Through the Rain
  • Welcoming Arms

Young Entrepreneur:

  • BioPed Footcare
  • Ginger's Cupcakes & Desserts
  • K+A Concierge

Small Business:

  • Sigma Promotions
  • Skyview Family & Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Transcend Wellness

Large Business:

  • Almac Industries
  • Cube Packaging
  • Prime Data

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2018 Business Excellence Awards Highlights

Thank you to the Aurora business community for joining us in celebrating "The Magic of Business." If you were unable to celebrate exceptional local businesses with us in person, we hope you enjoy the highlight reel!

Congratulations to each nominee, finalist and award recipient for being recognized as an outstanding local business.

Join the conversation on social media: #ACOCBEA2018

View 2018 Aurora Chamber Business Excellence Awards Photos:

Thank you to our member Glenn Rodger Photography for the incredible photos. 

2018 Aurora Chamber Business Excellence Awards

Watch our 2018 Aurora Chamber Business Excellence Awards Highlight Reel:



Thank you to the 2018 Business Excellence Awards sponsors! 

We could not host this special event without the generous support of our valued sponsors. Visit our Sponsor Spotlight page to learn more.


Healthy Planet

Healthy Planet

Event Sponsor

The Auroran - Aurora Chamber Business Excellence Awards

The Auroran





Magna International Inc.

Magna International Inc.

Re/Max Hallmark Lind Group

Re/Max Hallmark Lind Group

Serpa Automotive Boutique

Serpa Automotive Boutique



Town of Aurora

Town of Aurora

Metroland Media - Aurora Banner

Metroland Media - The Aurora Banner



Chambers Plan Group Insurance - Canada's #1 Plan for Employee Benefits

Corporate Sponsors

  • Town of Aurora
  • Magna International Inc.
  • REMAX Hallmark Lind Group Realty Ltd., Brokerage
  • The Auroran Newspaper
  • Bell
  • Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC)
  • The Aurora Banner
  • Serpa Automotive Boutique
  • TD
  • Treefrog

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