Wolfpack Protective Services

Business Start-Up presented by Freelandt Caldwell Reilly LLP

Wolfpack Protective Services is a local security and investigations firm with a specialization in retail crime. The training and mentoring provided to their employees allows them to enjoy where they work, to want to succeed and to genuinely care about their clients. Their level of professionalism really sets them apart from the competition.

Skater’s Edge Source for Sports

Service Excellence presented by Technica Mining

Skater’s Edge Source for Sports knows that sports are important to their customers. They have the knowledge, expertise and passion to ensure customers find the right fit. “We know our stuff” is their mandate. From beginner to elite level athletes, they strive to ensure customers are equipped with the proper fit to achieve their athletic goals.


Kuppajo Espresso Bar

Small Enterprise presented by Regional Business Centre

Kuppajo Espresso Bar is built on a passion for delivering quality, fresh, simple food and excellent espresso in a warm & artful setting that highlights local artists. They offer ‘suspended coffee’, which is the advance purchase of a cup of coffee or meal for someone who needs it, no matter why. It can provide physical comfort, conversation, a smile or laugh, and a sense of belonging. Join the movement and pay it forward.


Barrydowne Paint

Entrepreneur of the Year presented by RBC

Barrydowne Paint is a family owned paint store, independently owned and operated since 1981. What started as Dave and Laurel’s vision, has now spanned three generations, and over 200 years of combined paint expertise.


Justine Martin

Young Entrepreneur of the Year presented by Conroy Scott LLP

A self-trained Owner and Operator, Justine started For Heaven’s Bake Sudbury in 2015 from her home kitchen. After 2 years of perfecting her processes, recipes, and skills and building a strong and loyal customer base, she opened Guilty Pleasures Bakeshop + Bar.


DIY Craftery & Lounge

Innovation presented by Cambrian College and NORCAT

DIY Craftery and Lounge is a new and exciting downtown destination for ‘crafty’ and ‘not so crafty’ people. The Craftery caters to all ages and skill levels with a wide range of do-it-yourself activities from hand-knitting and bath-bomb making to paddle painting and string art. DIY is perfect for fundraisers, kids birthday parties, a girls night out and everything in between.



Best Place to Work presented by Collège Boréal)

Workforce is Canada’s solution to strategic human resource consultation and supply. Their client integrated model anticipates and mitigates labour demands to ensure that only qualified individuals are sourced, screened and deployed. They focus on providing skilled trades, labour and professionals to support the production, development and maintenance in natural resource sectors.


Mallette-Goring Inc., Brokerage and Luxor Management

Company of the Year presented by Northern Ontario Business & Northern Life

For over 35 years, the professionals at Mallette-Goring have been satisfying the commercial real estate needs of a wide range of Sudbury and area clients including large corporations; small and medium-sized businesses; local, provincial and federal governments; financial institutions and major life insurance companies.


Northern Lights Festival Boréal

Not for Profit / Charity Excellence presented by TD

Northern Lights Festival Boréal, Canada’s longest consecutive music festival, helps make Greater Sudbury a vibrant place to live, work and visit through year-round concerts and the summer festival, held each July in Bell Park. The festival receives nation-wide praise for diverse and eclectic programming bringing together roots, indie, world, and modern music with elements of visual arts and storytelling.


Dr. Kevin McCormick

Executive of the Year presented by the City of Greater Sudbury & Greater Sudbury Development Corporation

Dr. Kevin McCormick is the President and Vice-Chancellor of Huntington University in Greater Sudbury. He is also the Honorary Colonel of the Irish Regiment of Canada, a Patron of St. John Ambulance – Ontario Council, and devotes much of his time and talent to support numerous organizations at the local, provincial and national levels.
Kevin’s inspirational volunteerism spans four decades and focuses on a myriad of issues/causes ranging from education, humanitarian relief, immigration and refugee services, military, race relations, hospice care, homelessness, youth mentorship, and more.