Ottawa, October 31, 2018: The Ottawa Board of Trade and the Ottawa Business Journal are delighted to announce the 2018 Best Ottawa Business Award (The BOBs) recipients.

The BOBs recognize Ottawa’s top businesses, the people behind them, and celebrate the history of innovation & entrepreneurship in the National Capital Region.

BOB awards will be handed out to more than 23 companies in 25 different categories, recognizing a wide range of organizations from diverse industries at the gala on November 16 at the Westin Ottawa amidst VIPs, celebrities, business and community leaders and more than 700 guests.

The 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award to retail visionary Gordon Reid, Chairman and CEO, Giant Tiger Stores Limited and the CEO of the Year Award to Bruce Linton, Chairman and CEO, Canopy Growth Corporation will also be presented at the gala.

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2018 Lifetime Achievement Award: Gordon Reid, Giant Tiger Stores Limited

2018 CEO of the Year: Bruce Linton, Canopy Growth Corporation

2018 CFO of the Year: Steve Spooner, Mitel

2018 BOB Award Recipients:

  • 1VALET
  • Amazon-Broccolini
  • Assent Compliance
  • Broccolini
  • Desk Nibbles
  • DS Plumbing
  • First Air
  • Fullscript
  • Giant Tiger
  • Intouch Insight
  • Martello Technologies
  • MDS Aero Support Corporation
  • OPIN Software
  • Ottawa Community Housing Corporation
  • PCL Constructors Canada Inc.
  • PureColo Inc.
  • RA Centre
  • RE/MAX Affiliates Realty
  • Regional Group
  • Rewind
  • Slice Labs Inc.
  • Syntronic
  • Wicket