Waubetek Business Development Corp. is seeking nominations for its 2019 business excellence awards.
The annual event recognizes outstanding Indigenous entrepreneurs or businesses from northeastern Ontario.
Individuals or businesses can be nominated in the following categories:
* New Entrepreneur of the Year: awarded to a new business that has been operational for at least one year;
* Youth Entrepreneur of the Year: awarded to an inspiring youth business/entrepreneur, between the ages of 18 and 35, who has operated their business for at least two years or more;
* Business Achievement: awarded to a business or entrepreneur who has been successfully established for several years and who has contributed greatly to our First Nation communities through job creation and /or establishing needed services in the region; and
* Business Merit: awarded to business people who are role models for hard work, business innovation, and excellent customer service.
Nominations will be accepted until April 12, 2019.
Winners will be celebrated during the 2019...