OAKVILLE, ON, April 16, 2013 /CNW/ - Three Canadian family businesses
have been nominated for the prestigious Family Enterprise of the Year Achievement Award (FEYA) to be awarded by the Canadian Association of Family Enterprise (CAFE) at a gala celebration on Saturday, June 8th in Toronto.
This year's nominees include The Dempsey Corporation of Toronto,
Ontario; Archway Insurance of Halifax, Nova Scotia; and Canyon Plumbing
& Heating Ltd. of Calgary, Alberta. The FEYA Award was established in
1986 to celebrate and recognize the importance of family enterprise
given they constitute upwards of 80% of all business worldwide and
create an estimated 70-90% of global GDP. Prior recipients of the
annual award include companies such as Rogers Communications, E.D.
Smith & Sons Ltd., The Pioneer Group, St. Hubert Bar-BQ, Samuel Son &
Co., The Bragg Group of Companies, Beau's All Natural Brewing Company,
Tilden Rent-A-Car, Sifton Properties and The Bentall Group.
Celebrating its 30th year of helping business families succeed, CAFE
invites those interested in celebrating family business in Canada to
attend the FEYA Award gala. To reserve tickets visit www.cafecanada.ca. CAFE is supported by Platinum sponsor, BMO Harris Private Banking,
and Silver sponsors KPMG Enterprise and Northland Wealth Management.
Celebrating its 30th year of helping business families succeed, CAFE is
a national not-for-profit organization providing peer group forums,
educational programs, resources and networking events to help business
families and their professional advisors meet the unique challenges of
owning and operating a family business. CAFE is where business families
connect. Visit www.cafecanada.ca
Image with caption: "Established in 1986, the CAFE Family Enterprise of the Year Achievement Award is given annually to recognize, celebrate and promote achievements of Canadian family businesses. CAFE 2012 FEYA Award Recipient, The Halifax Seed Company, 3rd generation of the Tregunno Family pictured left to right: Alison Tregunno, Fraser Moir, Emily Tregunno. (CNW Group/Canadian Association of Family Enterprise)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20130416_C5803_PHOTO_EN_25581.jpg
SOURCE: Canadian Association of Family Enterprise