Award Archives

Since 1994, the Niagara Entrepreneur of the Year Awards has presented 345 entrepreneurs with honours. This section features a complete list of award alumni dating back more than two decades, and we invite you to use the menu by year to browse the archives of Niagara’s most outstanding entrepreneurs.

2003 Alumni

Bill Goertz and the late Abraham (Ed) Regier

Niagara Credit Union

2003 Lifetime Achievement Award

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The late Ablan Leon

Leon’s Furniture Ltd.

Hall of Fame Historical Award

The late Frank Branscombe

River Realty Development Ltd.

Community Contribution Award

Kelly Exelby & Cheri O’Reilly

White on White

Emerging Entrepreneur Award

John Howard

Vineland Estates Winery

International Trade Award

Nicolette Novak

The Good Earth Cooking School

Innovative Small Business Award

Francis Balogh

Star Headlight & Lantern Co. of Canada Ltd.

Technological Innovation Award

Laurence Cohen & Steven Cohen

Salit Steel Ltd.

Family Enterprise Award

Keith Cumming

Prime Way Companies Ltd.

Established Enterprise Award