The Scotiabank Convention Centre welcomes entrepreneurs and business professionals of excellence for the 20th Annual Niagara Entrepreneur of the Year Awards
February 21, 2013 (Niagara Falls, Ontario) -- Business leaders and entrepreneurs will celebrate another year of successes and accomplishments at the 20th Annual Niagara Entrepreneur of the Year Awards (NEYA), which will take place at the Scotiabank Convention Centre, in Niagara Falls (SCCN) on Friday, February 22, 2013.
“The Niagara Entrepreneur Gala Dinner and Awards ceremony is one of the most anticipated events on Niagara’s business calendar,” said Lisa Cairns, Executive Director at Niagara Entrepreneur of the Year Awards. “In 2012 we received one of our largest requests for nominations that included a very diverse group of entrepreneurs from across the Niagara Region.”
This year’s Gala and Award Ceremony will once again take place in the Centre’s well appointed 16,000 sq. ft. Peller Estates Ballroom. During the evening event nominees will be recognized in both the Bestowed and Juried award categories. Awards for the Bestowed category will include: Lifetime Achievement Hall of Fame, Community Contribution Award, Niagara Original Award, and Historical Hall of Fame. Categories for the Juried awards include: Emerging Entrepreneur, Agriculture Enterprise International Trade, Innovative Small Business, Tourism Enterprise, Tours, Environmental Enterprise Award, Technological Innovation Award, and Family Enterprise.
“This is their second year returning to us and we couldn’t be happier to welcome them back,” says Kerry Painter, President & General Manager, Scotiabank Convention Centre. “The SCCN is a reflection of Niagara’s entrepreneurial spirit,” adds Kerry. “Our amazing team is fully committed to delivering one-of-a-kind event experiences that live up to the promise of a unique Niagara.”
For more information about the Niagara Entrepreneur of the Year Awards or to purchase tickets for the event, call: 905.688.5757, or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
About The Niagara Entrepreneur of the Year Awards
The Niagara Entrepreneur Awards was originated by a small group of education, business and service organizations with the sole goal to recognize Niagara’s entrepreneurs, the innovators and achievers in the Niagara Region. In its nineteenth year, the event continues to live up to their vision of showcasing the importance of entrepreneurs and their large and small businesses within the community.
About the Scotiabank Convention Centre
The Scotiabank Convention Centre, in Niagara Falls, Canada (SCCN) is the region’s largest meetings & events facility. Much more than any ordinary convention and meeting facility, the SCCN aims at becoming an innovator of the unconventional and a model of a new class of ‘green’ convention & meeting facilities committed to sustainability and community leadership. Located in Niagara Falls, Canada, a mere 500 yards from the breathtaking Canadian Horseshoe Falls, the SCCN draws from the magic of this awe-inspiring natural wonder, and Niagara’s rich history, culinary delights, and year-round cultural activities.
For more information, please visit the SCCN Website: www.fallsconventions.com or contact:
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