On Tuesday, October 23, 2012, Tuesday, October 23, 2012 the inaugural Caledon Start-up Business of the Year (SUBY) Award winner was announced during the Town of Caledon Mayor’s Business Breakfast and Networking Event, which was held at the Royal Ambassador Event Centre.
This event was organized by the Caledon Small Business Enterprise Centre (SBEC), Caledon Community Services and the Town of Caledon.
Barreda Enterprises, owned by Jutta Koetzle, claimed the inaugural award. Three other finalists were also recognized: Human Resources Consultants Connection, owner Andrea Zanetti; In Studio Be, owners Deb Robertson and Chandra Pepper; and Smart Light Electric, owner Tomasz Koch.
The SUBY nominees were small businesses with 10 or fewer employees launched in 2011 or 2012. The criteria also stated that the business must be Caledon-based (home office, commercial or industrial location), not a franchise or purchased business (from a previous owner), and a client of the CCS Small Business Enterprise Centre.
The Town of Caledon congratulates this year’s SUBY award winner and finalists.