NORFOLK COUNTY, Ont. – December 3, 2018 – Nominations are now open for the Norfolk County Entrepreneur of the Year Award. Deadline is January 2, 2019.

To nominate a worthy individual, go to

“The award is a symbol of achievement and celebrates the demonstrated accomplishments of business leaders who have established new successful ventures or led existing ones into renewed growth,” said Chris Garwood, Economic Development Supervisor for Norfolk County.

The Norfolk County Tourism & Economic Development Advisory Board will select the recipient, based on qualities such as leadership, customer focus, product or service improvement, employee relations, innovation, and business achievements. Two letters of support are also required.

There are two categories of awards: Entrepreneur of the Year (30 years of age and older) and Young Entrepreneur of the Year (under 30). The awards will be presented on February 7, 2019, at the Norfolk County Economic Development Symposium in Port Dover.

For more information, visit or call 519-426-9497.


Media Contact:

Chris Garwood
Economic Development Supervisor
Norfolk County

Phone: (519) 426-5870 ext 1264