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Small & Mighty Awards

The Small & Mighty Summit Business Awards celebrates excellence in small and medium sized businesses (SMBs), both for organizations and individuals. Nominees are eligible for awards in six different categories, and the awards recipients will be celebrated at an exclusive celebration on September 26th, 2018 in downtown Yorkville. The winners will be decided by the Awards of Excellence Committee, made up of prominent members of the SMB community.


The #SmallandMightySummit committee believes that these awards, and ones like them, are important for showcasing the achievements of outstanding companies and individuals. We raise our whole SMB community higher by recognizing and celebrating excellence.


Young Professional of the Year

This award is designed to celebrate a young entrepreneur who is making an impact on their industry and within the company they are employed by. They have distinguished themselves as a future leader, exemplifying innovative thinking, team work and community engagement. (<40 years of age)


Award Presenter: Dexter Chew

Business of the Year

The Business of the Year Award is awarded to a business that is a remarkable leader in the field. Nominees are judged on the following criteria: Business Achievements; Innovations in Service, Product or Technology; Management/Employee Relations; Employee Training and Development; Commitment to Community; Environment.


Award Presenter: Agnes Lan

Small Business of the Year

This award is presented to a business that has less than 50 employees and has been in business for a minimum of 5 years. The winner will go above and beyond in business and will be using innovative methods to market and establish community relations. (<50 employees)


Award Presenter: Mohamed-Ali Kessentini

International Trade

The International Trade award honours existing businesses and organizations for their dedication in pursuing and penetrating global markets and providing diversification, revenues, and jobs.


Award Presenter: Bishara Rizek

New Business of the Year

The New Business of the Year awards a new business that is achieving outstanding business performance in a short period of time. The winner of this category will demonstrate exceptional promise for continuation in growth and serve as an inspiration for other developing businesses.


Award Presenter: Mathew Boniferro

Business Innovation

This award recognizes a business that has significantly grown within a new or prevailing market. They have been taking great steps in development and growth through the creation or use of unique methods, products, services or technologies.

Event Agenda
6:00 PM   Registration
7:15 PM   Award Ceremony
8:00 PM   Networking



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