WINDSOR-ESSEX COUNTY, ON, May 21, 2015 /CNW/ - At the 13th Annual Italian Chamber of Commerce (ICCO) Business Excellence Awards Gala held this evening Sandra Pupatello received the Businesswoman of the Year Award.
More than 600 guests, including prominent business, political and cultural leaders from the Greater Toronto area filled Toronto's Liberty Grand Entertainment Complex to celebrate the engagement and leadership of the award recipients. The event also serves as a chance to thank them for their outstanding efforts toward our community's ongoing prosperity.
The Italian Chamber of Commerce of Ontario Business Excellence Awards is a means to celebrate and showcase those individuals who have changed the economic landscape of Ontario, and given a competitive edge to their business.
"George Visintin, President of the ICCO said, "We at the Chamber are delighted to recognize the excellent work of Hon. Sandra Pupatello in nurturing business ties between Ontario and Italy. Her dynamic energy and absolute love of both her native (Canada) and adopted (Italy) homelands contributed to increasing the business ties in the automotive sector while also promoting more traditional sectors between Ontario and Italy. The Hon. Pupatello is a model of commitment, resourcefulness and dedication that instills faith and energy in our community. Her numerous accolades over the past few years recognize her work in civil service, the business community as well as the not for profit sector. The ICCO Businesswoman of the Year Award recognizes excellence and commitment to the community. This is a long overdue recognition by the business community of Ontario and is well supported by our counterparts in Italy and, specifically, the Region of Friuli."
To read about all of the Air Canada ICCO Business Excellence Award recipients – Visit http://italchambers.ca/events/icco-air-canada-business-excellence-awards-gala/
About the WindsorEssex Economic Development Corporation - The WindsorEssex Economic Development Corporation is the lead economic development agency proudly representing Windsor-Essex, Ontario Canada. Acting as a catalyst and network developer the economic development corporation works to positively impact the region by providing business development services including business attraction, retention and expansion, small business and entrepreneurial development.
SOURCE WindsorEssex Economic Development Corporation (WEEDC)
Image with caption: "Sandra Pupatello, CEO WindsorEssex Economic Development Corporation (CNW Group/WindsorEssex Economic Development Corporation (WEEDC))". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20150521_C8128_PHOTO_EN_16971.jpg
Image with caption: "Pupatello Recognized by the Italian Chamber of Commerce of Ontario with the Prestigious Businesswoman of the Year Award (CNW Group/WindsorEssex Economic Development Corporation (WEEDC))". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20150521_C8128_PHOTO_EN_16819.jpg
For further information: Media Contacts: Italian Chamber of Commerce of Ontario, George Visintin, President, 416 789.7169 ext.30; WindsorEsssex Economic Development, Lana Drouillard, Director, Marketing/Communications, 519 259-9600