BBB Calls for 2017 BBB Business Integrity Award Nominations

May 17, 2017

BBB Serving Western Ontario (BBB) is issuing its annual call for nominations for the premier awards in business ethics, BBB’s Business Integrity Awards. Once again, for the 20th year, these awards will recognize outstanding companies in Western Ontario, which lead by way of example through the display of exemplary ethics in their dealings with customers, employees, vendors within their communities.

Nominees for the BBB Business Integrity Awards must be in good standing with BBB; however BBB Accreditation is not a requirement to compete for the award. All for-profit businesses of any size operated for at least three years in Western Ontario, are eligible. This year’s BBB Business Integrity Awards nomination deadline is June 30, 2017.

A panel of independent judges will decide the award finalists and recipients. Winners will be announced live at BBB's Business Integrity Awards Breakfast ceremony on Thursday, November 9, 2017, which will be held in the DoubleTree Hilton London. This year’s event will start at 7:00 AM.

“These awards mean as much to us as the businesses we award them to each year,” said Linda Smith, CEO of Better Business Bureau Serving Western Ontario. “It’s a privilege to be able to bestow them on those companies that shine brightest in our constellation of local, trustworthy businesses.”

Companies can be nominated online by visiting or by sending the company name, contact name, address, phone number, and email along with the nominator’s name, phone number and reason for nominating to: BBB, Attn: Ashley Casselman, 206-190 Wortley Rd, London, ON N6C 4Y7; or by faxing the information to 519-673-5966. Nominations for the 2017 BBB Business Integrity Awards are open to the public. Area business owners or employees may also nominate their own firms.

Nominated companies will receive an official entry form from BBB. The entry asks each company to demonstrate their commitment to integrity. Companies that choose to formally submit entries must do so by 4:00 p.m. on September 1. Visit for more details on this year’s ceremony and the nomination process.