NOBA Awards to Celebrate Northern Ontario Business

The 29th annual Northern Ontario Business Awards (NOBA) are now accepting nominations. Throughout the years  over 250 Northern Ontario companies have received some of these prestigious awards.  Entrepreneurs are the backbone of our economy and it is important to recognize the myriad ways in which they contribute to our communities from hiring and training local people to offering diverse and unique products and services.

Being the recipient of a NOBA award is not only an honour but can set your business apart from your competitors. NOBA winners receive some great publicity because they are profiled in a video documentary, and a special high-gloss magazine that is distributed at the event to more than 49,000 business leaders across the region.

Nomination categories include:

  • Company of the Year (1-15 Employees)
  • Company of the Year (16-50 Employees)
  • Company of the Year (51+ Employees)
  • Entrepreneur of the Year
  • Young Entrepreneur of the Year
  • Entrepreneurial Community of the Year
  • First Nations Business Award of Excellence
  • Innovation
  • Export
  • Judge’s Choice
  • Union Gas Essay Scholarship

The award gala will be held in Thunder Bay in October and will provide an opportunity for you to network with like minded business owners and further your business and vision.

Nomination forms are available at and the deadline for submission is April 25, 2015.