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In this issue - June 2012 


2012 Business Awards of Excellence
Nomination Deadline Approaching

Has your business, or an organization you've worked with, flourished over the past year? Are you a long-standing and successful business person in Mississauga? Celebrate business success by submitting a nomination for one of Mississauga Board of Trade's 2012 Business Awards of Excellence.


These awards honour the efforts of successful Mississauga businesses and individuals whose achievements have made important contributions to the social and economic well-being of Mississauga and its citizens.

Past winners include: The Community Foundation of Mississauga, UCIT Online, triOS College, Holcim Canada Inc., Monte Carlo Inn, Napoca Restaurant, Antonio's Hair Zone, Globeways Canada Inc., Loyalty One and Nealanders International.


Award Categories: 

Clean & Green

Technology & Innovation

Small Business of the Year

Large Business of the Year

New Business of the Year

Business Person of the Year

Employer of the Year

Corporate Social Responsibility Award

Non-Profit Organization of the Year

Sam McCallion Small Business Community Involvement Award


The deadline for nominations is Friday, July 13, 2012 at 4:00 p.m.
Please click here to view the website.


Any business in Mississauga may submit a nomination for a client, partner, supplier or itself. Nominees will be judged according to their ability to successfully meet the criteria for each individual award.


The awards will be presented at a formal ceremony on November 8 at Mississauga Convention Centre. Award information is available on the Mississauga Board of Trade website, including downloadable nomination forms for all award categories. 

There are sponsorship opportunities as well - for additional information please contact Brynna Williams at (905) 273 6151 ext. 32 or





Up next.. 

Business Learning - Human Resources and your Business
June 21, 2012 @ Centre for Health & Safety Innovation

Speed Networking - June
June 25, 2012 @ Staples Dundas Mississauga

Trip to China Information Session
June 27, 2012 @ MBOT Office

Doing Business with India

June 28, 2012 @ Glenerin Inn & the Spa

Good Morning Mississauga - July
July 11, 2012 @ Hilton Garden Inn

Trip to China Information Session
July 16, 2012 @ MBOT Office

Doing Business with China
July 18, 2012 @ Homewood Suites by Hilton

Mississauga Business Exchange
July 30, 2012 @ Art Gallery of Missisauga

To register for the events listed above, please click here.
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MBOT: FREE Diversity @ Work Seminars


Thursday, July 19, 2012
Mississauga Grand Banquet and Convention Centre
35 Brunel Road, Unit 7, Mississauga

Mississauga Board of Trade (MBOT) in partnership with Skills for Change
will be hosting Cultural Diversity Awareness Seminars.
The seminars are part of MBOT's ITS (Internationally Trained & Skilled) in Mississauga program and will discuss diversity at the workplace, as well as provide business cases on effective cross-cultural communication and team building in the workplace.

What is ITS in Mississauga?

ITS in Mississauga (International Trained & Skilled in Mississauga) is an employer focused program delivered by the Mississauga Board of Trade, geared at assisting Mississauga businesses with the employment integration of foreign trained professionals. Through an employer awareness campaign, the program will increase awareness amongst employers on the benefits of hiring foreign trade professionals and the resources, tools and services available to support the hiring, integration, training and retention of skilled immigrants.

For more information or to register please click here.


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Please note that there has been a change to the pricing
for most of our networking events.

Members and non-members are encouraged to pre-register and
pre-pay online at
www.mbot.combefore each event. If you do not pre-register or pre-pay, an additional $5 will be added to the total price, at the event registration table.




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Alliance Francaise de Toronto
(905) 272-4444
Non-profit Organization



Always Best Care Senior Services
(905) 997-0540
Home Health Care


Arconas Corp.
(905) 272-0727



Canfinse Group Inc.
(416) 667-9177


Centennial Windows and Doors
(905) 412-3170
Doors and Windows



FedEx Office
(905) 867-7702


iCare Home Health Services Inc.
(905) 491-6941
Home Health Care



McKenna Logistics Centres
(905) 274-1234
Supply Chain Management


MNP Ltd.
(416) 818-6132
Financial Planning and Services



Panera Bread


R.G. Richards & Associates
(905) 823-7897
Land Development Consultants



R.J. Burnside & Associates Limited
(905) 821-1800
Engineering Services and Supplies


Solsnet Solutions Network
(905) 405-8786
Internet - Web Page Design



Stirling Payments Inc.
(647) 781-2885
Merchant Services



University Canada West
(604) 915-9607
Education and Training



Urban Living Media
1 (855) 658-1666


Viva Life Retirement Community
(905) 566-4500
Retirement Communities
and Homes



VP Financial
(647) 229-5943
Financial Planning and Services


VPI Head Office
(905) 624-3353
Human Resources Consultants





















HRPA Golf Tournament

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Wed. June 20th
Lionhead Golf & Country Club
8525 Mississauga Rd.


Registration & Light Breakfast: 7:30 a.m.  to 7:55 a.m.
Shot Gun Start: 8:00 a.m. 

Members: $100 |
Guests: $150


Phone Tracey at (905) 337-7141 (this is a secure line). Please leave a message with your Visa, MasterCard or American Express number and expiry date.
Your credit card information is required to reserve a spot.


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