October 18, 2018 from 6:00pm – 9:30pm
Thank you to everyone who attended the fourth annual South Huron Business and Community Excellence Awards Gala! We are looking forward to celebrating again next year. The Awards Gala is the premier business networking and acknowledgement night in the Municipality of South Huron.
This event is co-hosted each year by the Exeter BIA and the South Huron Chamber of Commerce. As business organizations operating in South Huron, we recognize businesses and organizations that are doing great things in our community and beyond.
2018 AWARD WINNERS:
Business of the Year – Under 15 Employees: Machine Control Supply
Business of the Year – Over 15 Employee: Hayter’s Farm
Entrepreneur of the Year: Heather Blok & Aaron Bedard, South Huron Fitness
Agriculture | Manufacturing Excellence: Metzger Meat Products
Construction Excellence: Theo Electric
Customer Experience Award: Eddington’s of Exeter
Youth Excellence: Aaron Neeb
Citizen of the Year: Pat O’Rourke
Community Advancement Award: South Huron Hospital Foundation
Lifetime Business Achievement Award: Gary Bean, Gary Bean Securities Ltd.
2017 AWARD WINNERS:
Business of the Year – Under 15 Employees: Huron Apothecary (IDA)
Business of the Year – Over 15 Employee: Libro Credit Union
Entrepreneur of the Year: Martin Behn, Various Apartment Buildings in Exeter
Agriculture | Manufacturing Excellence: The Garlic Box
Customer Experience Award: Gregarious Cravings
Citizen of the Year: Laurie Dykstra
Community Advancement Award: Exeter Lions Club
Lifetime Business Achievement Award: Gib Dow Sr, Ironwood Golf Club
2016 AWARD WINNERS:
Business of the Year – Under 15 Employees: LUVU Naturally
Business of the Year – Over 15 Employee: Huron Tractor Ltd.
Entrepreneur of the Year: Matt Den Hollander, Realty Executives Platinum Brokerage
Agriculture | Manufacturing Excellence: Syfilco Ltd.
Customer Experience Award: Partners Paint & Paper
Citizen of the Year: George Finch
Lifetime Business Achievement Award: Jerry Maclean of Maclean’s Home Hardware, Source for Sports, The Source & Trailer Sales
2015 AWARD WINNERS:
Business of the Year – Under 15 Employees: The Whole Pig
Business of the Year – Over 15 Employee: JMR Electric Ltd.
Entrepreneur of the Year: Shawna Dalrymple, Exeter Golf Club
Citizen of the Year: Rachel Skillen and Lindsey Barton
Lifetime Business Achievement Award: Doug Ellison, Ellison Travel and Tours
Customer Experience Award: The Jewellery Box
TICKETS ARE UNAVAILABLE.
THANK YOU to all of those who attended the Awards Gala this year – we appreciate your support and commitment of South Huron!
LOCATION: South Huron Recreation Centre (94 Victoria Street, Exeter)
Nominations are closed. Thank you to all who submitted nominations in 2018 – keep an eye out for our nomination form in 2019!
GUEST SPEAKER | ENTERTAINMENT:
In 2018, we were pleased to welcome Jennifer Pate as our guest speaker! Learn more about Jen.
Thank You to our 2018 Event Sponsors!
Realty Executives Platinum Executives
Realty Executives Platinum in Huron-Perth. They offer a full range of services including home, farm, commercial, and property management services.
Crabby Joe’s Exeter
Libro Credit Union
South Huron Office Solutions
Municipality of South Huron
The Barn, Exeter Golf Club
Exeter Lakeshore Times-Advance
Westland Green Houses