2014 AGM & Business Awards Banquet

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The 2014 Kenora & District Chamber of Commerce AGM & Business Awards Banquet
Sponsored by:  Northern Tel logo

Wednesday, February 12, 2014
Best Western Lakeside Inn, Kenora

Reserve your ticket today!

WE ARE VERY EXCITED TO ANNOUNCE AS OUR GUEST SPEAKER:

Drew DudleyDrew Dudley Headshot DG
professional speaker, writer, educator, entrepreneur

Founder and Chief Catalyst of Nuance Leadership Inc., he is the former Director of one of Canada’s largest university leadership development programs and has helped raise over $5 million as the Founder or Chair of several organizations dedicated to supporting scholarship funds, social entrepreneurship, and charitable initiatives.  This includes a record-breaking term as the National Chair of Canada’s largest student fundraiser—Shinerama: Students Fighting Cystic Fibrosis– which mobilizes 35,000 students at 60 colleges and universities to raise a million dollars annually to support the work of Cystic Fibrosis Canada.

Now the Founder and Chief Catalyst of Nuance Leadership Inc., he works with dozens of corporations, universities, colleges, and charities around the world to empower  people to increase their leadership capacity.  He has shared the stage with some of the world’s most dynamic speakers, high-profile musicians and athletes, and even with a winner of the Nobel Peace Prize.

Early last year he appeared on the main page of TED.com, where his talk has been viewed almost a million times.

He has been featured on the Huffington Post and on Forbes.com, hosted one of the world’s largest TEDx Conferences, will soon be releasing his first book.

http://www.thelavinagency.com/speaker-drew-dudley.html

You will not want to miss this event!!

 The Kenora & District Chamber of Commerce will be announcing this year’s Business Awards winners at our AGM and Business Awards Banquet, February 12, 2014

NOMINATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED
Thank  you to all who submitted your nominations!
The response was record breaking this year and over 55 nominations were received in the following categories:

 Business Awards

BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT – Sponsored by MNP, LLP
INNOVATIVE SMALL BUSINESS – Sponsored by Weyerhaeuser
NEW BUSINESS (Under 2 years) – Sponsored by Scotiabank
TOURISM / HOSPITALITY– Sponsored by Business Development Bank
CUSTOMER SERVICE (Staff up to 10) – Sponsored by Copperfin Credit Union
CUSTOMER SERVICE (Staff over 10) – Sponsored by the City of Kenora
ABORIGINAL BUSINESS (New) – Sponsored by Kakina Economic Development Corp
YOUTH ENTREPRENEUR– Sponsored by Canadian Tire
ENTREPRENEUR/BUSINESS OWNER /MANAGER OF THE YEAR– Sponsored by BDO Canada, LLP

(Criteria for each award is outlined on the Nomination form)
KDCC Business Award Nomination Form 2013

Show our local business owners that you appreciate their exceptional service and commitment to doing business in our community!!

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