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BBB Business Integrity Awards Nominations Now Open
The Business Integrity Awards is designed to promote not only the importance of ethical business practices, but the willingness and efforts made by outstanding businesses to ensure that our marketplace remains fair and honourable. Each winner and finalist of a BBB Business Integrity Award has a unique opportunity to receive public recognition for their excellence in ethical business practices.
June 23, 2014

London, ON - June 23, 2014 - Better Business Bureau Serving Western Ontario is holding the 17th annual BBB Business Integrity Awards on Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 7:00 a.m., at the Hilton London

Better Business Bureau is pleased to have the opportunity to continue to recognize outstanding Western Ontario businesses in recognition of their commitment to exceptional marketplace practices. The annual event has been so popular that this year, BBB will expand to present awards to businesses in three categories: small, medium, and large business. Nominations are now being accepted for the 2014 BBB Business Integrity Awards through July 31, 2014. Anyone can nominate a business online at westernontario.bbb.org or by calling BBB for a nomination form.

In addition to the awards, BBB is pleased and excited to present fitness icon, actress and entrepreneur Trish Stratus as Keynote Speaker. Recognized as one of World Wrestling Entertainment's all-time greats, Trish is a 7-time Women's Champion and was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2013. With almost one million likes on Facebook and close to 800,000 followers on Twitter, Trish is a social media icon.  Stratusphere Yoga Studio, which Trish opened in 2008, is billed as ‘Canada’s largest eco-friendly yoga studio.’ Trish has dedicated her life to health and fitness and has parlayed her success and passion into the premier lifestyle brand, Stratusphere. Trish’s entrepreneurial achievements have been recognized with various awards and publications including being named Business Woman of the Year in 2010. From wrestling champion and fitness icon to television personality and entrepreneur, few people can claim as diverse and successful a career as Trish Stratus.

The winners and finalists of each category will be announced at the 2014 BBB Business Integrity Awards. In addition to the award, the winners will receive a scholarship presented by the Rotary Club of London Foundation, to be given to each category’s winning company's choice of a student or students attending a post-secondary institution.

Tickets are available online at westernontario.bbb.org.

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