EY Entrepreneur Of The Year

2013 National award winners

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Congratulations to Canada’s 2013 Entrepreneur Of The Year and the top regional winners!

2013 EY Entrepreneur Of The Year

Geoffrey Smith
EllisDon Corporation

Geoffey Smith

2013 Regional winners

  • Pacific
    Glenn Johnson | Endurance Wind Power, Inc.
  • Prairies
    Dale Wishewan | Booster Juice
  • Ontario
    Geoffrey Smith | EllisDon Corporation
  • Quebec
    Marc Dutil | Groupe Canam Inc.
  • Atlantic
    Francis McGuire | Major Drilling Group International Inc.

National special citations

Many of the award winners across the country stand out not only as leaders in their industry, but also for the unique mark they’ve made on the entrepreneurial landscape. The following entrepreneurs are EY Entrepreneur Of The Year category award recipients in their regions and were also selected by the national judges as special citation honourees. These men and women have demonstrated outstanding innovation in globalization, business models, products and services and partnerships by embracing business challenges and opportunities with passion, purpose, execution, relentless customer focus and realized unprecedented financial results.

  • Pacific

    Shannon Rogers, Warren Roy
    Global Relay Communications Inc. | Vancouver
    Entrepreneurial leadership

    An expert in compliance messaging solutions, including compliance archiving, messaging, mobile and collaboration.

    Shahrzad Rafati
    BroadbandTV | Vancouver
    Business model innovation

    Helps content creators become more successful online by providing them with advanced tools and technology.

  • Prairies

    Reza Nasseri
    Landmark Group of Builders | Edmonton
    Product innovation

    One of the largest production homebuilders in Alberta specializing in developing sustainable building.

  • Ontario 

    Alex Mustakas
    Drayton Entertainment | Cambridge
    Partnership with community

    An award-winning circuit of seven live theatres operating in six communities across Ontario: Cambridge, Drayton, Grand Bend, Penetanguishene, Waterloo and St. Jacobs.

  • Quebec

    Constance Raymond, Jean-Françoys Brousseau
    Outbox Holding CRB Inc. | Montréal
    Customer-driven excellence

    Manages and processes worldwide high-volume ticket sales for venues and shows over an easy-to-use, innovative technology platform.