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The Newmarket Chamber of Commerce is proud to present the 2018 Business Excellence Award Winners!

Congratulations to all of the remarkable businesses who were nominated, the finalists and ultimately the winners of this year's 2018 Newmarket Business Excellence Awards. 

Ten awards were presented and award winners were announced on Thursday, October 18, 2018 at the Business Excellence Awards Gala.   Award Categories include: Innovation, Not-For Profit, Employer, New Business, Young Professional, Manufacturer, Professional Services, Entrepreneur, Small and Large Business.

If you were unable to join us for the gala event at The Manor, please see our photos of the exceptional event.

2018 Business Awards Photos

2000 - 2017 Business Excellence Awards Winners

And the 2018 winners are...

The Entrepreneur of the Year
Jessica Rawlley, MaaS Pros VIDEO

Sponsor:  Metroland Media




Not for Profit of the Year
Women's Centre of York Region VIDEO






New Business of the Year

Sponsor: TD Bank Group





Manufacturer of the Year 

Buchner Manufacturing Inc. VIDEO

Sponsor: BDO Canada LLP




Professional Service Business of the Year 

Wasim Jarrah Real Estate Team VIDEO

Sponsor: Chaggares & Bonhomme Chartered Professional Accountants



Small Business of the Year 

Simone Performance VIDEO

Sponsor:  CPG Aerospace




Large Business of the Year 

Util-Assist Inc. VIDEO

Sponsor: RBC Royal Bank




Innovation of the Year 


Sponsor: Treefrog Inc.




Young Professional of the Year 

Chantal Chretien Almeida, CDA Dance Academy Inc. VIDEO

Sponsor: Pfaff Newmarket




Employer of the Year 

Treefrog Inc. VIDEO

Sponsor: Town of Newmarket


13 Nov, 2018

On October 23, the Government of Ontario announced Bill 47, Making Ontario Open for Business Act, 2018 which includes a near-full repeal of Bill 148, the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017, and improvements to Ontario's apprenticeship system.

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