Awards Gala 2011

by / Saturday, 16 April 2011 / Published in News

Honourable Dalton McGuinty celebrates 20th Celebration of Canadian Tamils’ Chamber of Commerce at the Annual Awards Gala.

The achievements of outstanding Tamil Canadian entrepreneurs, community builders and professionals were recognized and celebrated at the sold out Canadian Tamils’ Chamber of Commerce twentieth celebration of The CTCC at the Annual Gala. The event, the biggest of its kind in the Tamil Canadian community, took place at 5:00 p.m. on April 16th, 2011 at the Hilton Conference Centre in Markham, Ontario.
Over 800 guests were in attendance to celebrate the Outstanding Entrepreneurs and Community Builders. These individuals are among the many outstanding Tamil Canadians who were recognized at the Canadian Tamils’ Chamber of Commerce Annual Gala.

The Award Winners included Mr. Aaron Sureshkumar & Mrs. Ranji Sureshkumar from PSP Fabricating Inc. receiving The Best Entrepreneur Award presented by RBC. The Best Women Entrepreneur Award presented by the Cable Shoppe Inc. went to Ms Poomagal (Pushpa) Sivakumar & Ms Shyamala Ketheswaran from Varathas Silk & Giftware. The Best Marketing Award presented by TD went to Mr. Balraj Sivasubramaniam and Mr. Kuharaj Sivasubramaniam of Pro Stone. The Life Time Achievement Award presented by the CTCC went to Mr. Kingsley Ariaratnam for his contribution to not only the Chamber but also to the Tamil community. The Young Entrepreneur Award presented by Scotiabank went to Mr. Vykunthan Murugupillai of Inhome Comfort Inc. Finally, the Most Outstanding Professional Award presented by Industrial Alliance went to Mr. Velupillai Balasubramaniam for his role in both medicine and law.

Honourable Dalton McGuinty, whom was the guest of honour of the evening also joined in to speak about the outstanding work the Tamil business community has accomplished.
The event was sponsored by the Industrial Alliance, TD Canada Trust, RBC Royal Bank, Scotiabank, and The Cable Shoppe.

The Canadian Tamils’ Chamber of Commerce has represented the interest of the business community since 1991, and after celebrating a milestone with the community, the CTCC had the opportunity to recognize those individuals who have been in business for 20 years, calling them the Platinum Award Winners. These Platinum winners comprised of all spectrums of the business community.

The Canadian Tamils’ Chamber of Commerce 20th Annual Awards Gala was a great success from the food to the entertainment. The purpose was to recognize those individuals that were exceptional among the Canadian Tamil community and celebrate their success.

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