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2022 Class of Hamilton 40 Under Forty Business Achievement Awards Ceremony

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10th Annual Hamilton
40 Under Forty
Business Achievement Awards Ceremony

Hamilton, ON, Canada
October 26, 2023

Business Link Media Group is hosting our 10th Annual 40 Under Forty Business Achievement Awards. This awards banquet and ceremony gives back to the Hamilton region by identifying outstanding individuals and businesses that contribute positively to the growth and development of our community. To date we have recognized the successes of 350+ business leaders across the region.

In 2023, 40 more individuals under the age of 40 who make significant positive contributions to the local economy, community, and business ecosystem will be recognized and awarded for their excellence.

OUR Valued SPONSORS
(Additional sponsorships are now available )

Presenting Sponsor

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Gold Sponsor

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Alumni Impact Award Sponsor

Best in Class Sponsor

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Automotive Sponsors

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Bronze Sponsors

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Reception Sponsors

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Table Sponsors

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Wine Sponsor

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Masters of Ceremony

Introducing our MC, Eric Johnson , our alumni hosts with a gift for engaging audiences and creating memorable experiences. With years of experience in events organization, both have honed their skills as a charismatic and professional emcee, ready to bring energy and enthusiasm to our exciting event.

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Ashleigh Montague is a community-focused individual who has co-founded several non-profit organizations, including Janus Skills 4 Success, Operation Feed the Homeless, and Nu Omega Zeta. She also co-founded BLK OWNED, a platform that supports black-owned businesses and helps Black youth entrepreneurs through education, advocacy, and research. As a Connection Specialist and Graduation Coach for Black Students at Saint Thomas More, she inspires youth to connect with themselves, others, and their community. Her passion for community is evident through her initiatives and her mission to motivate and inspire youth.

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Eric Johnston is an award winning comedian, actor, and emcee that delivers a one-of-kind high-energy comedy experience. Fresh from his Coast to Coast “Run With The Bull” and “UntouchaBULL” Comedy Tours, Johnston has performed across Canada and the United States, having been featured on MTV, JFL, The Laugh Factory, The House of Blues and The Comedy Store in Hollywood. From stories about being raised by a professional wrestler, to jokes about thriving and surviving in his hometown of Hamilton, Ontario, Johnston’s comedy is both outrageous and relatable, and will leave you begging for more. Through hard work and hilarity, Eric Johnston proves that when you run with the bull fast enough - you become unstopaBULL! www.ericjohnstonwho.com

Event Highlights

With previous highlights including keynote speakers, interactive workshops, networking opportunities and exclusive access to premium services, Business Link did its best for entrepreneurs to make the most of their business journey.

You can also see photos and videos from our past events to get a taste of what our events are like. 

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Networking

A spacious bar area was provided for photo taking, networking, interviewing on camera etc

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Sponsors' Presentation

Sponsors had different ways of presenting their businesses

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Awards Presentation

40 awards presented to the recipients individually 

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Event Brochure

Event brochure highlighted 40 winners' bios as well as other congratulatory messages

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Recipient Group Photo

Group photo is usually taken at the end of the award ceremony

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Fine Dinner

Italia style fine dinner was served in three course: salad, main entrée, and desert

A Special Celebration Night

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4056 Dorchester Rd, Suite 203,

Niagara Falls, ON, L2E 6M9

Phone: +1-905-646-9366

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