Join us for this spectacular gala celebration as we honour the 2016 CAFE Family Enterprise of the Year Award (FEYA) National Recipient, National Finalists and celebrate the contribution of family business to Canada’s culture and economy!
Our evening will also feature an intimate fireside chat with Andrew Molson and award winning business author Gordon Pitts for as they share their insights, experience and perspectives on family business in Canada.
A seventh-generation member of the Molson brewing family, Andrew will share some thoughts on how his family continues to stay active in business, be it brewing, hockey or consulting and will discuss the importance of community involvement, which is part of his family’s DNA and essential for overall goodwill. View Andrew and Gordon's biographies and additional details, click here.
Share in this memorable evening with family and friends as we recognize, celebrate and promote the achievements of Canadian family businesses and the considerable contribution they make to both their local communities and our national economy.
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Established in 1986, the Family Enterprise of the Year Award (FEYA) is given annually by CAFE to recognize, celebrate and promote the achievements of Canadian family businesses and the considerable contribution they make to both their local communities and our national economy.
Each year the National FEYA Recipient is featured at a gala dinner during which they deliver a presentation about the history and success of their business family, followed by a presentation to the recipient . Prior recipients of this prestigious award include both larger companies such as E.D. Smith & Sons Ltd. and Rogers Communications and smaller companies such as Beau’s All Natural Brewing Company and the Saskatoon Funeral Home. To nominate a worthy business family in your area please complete the FEYA Nomination or contact your local Chapter. If you are a business family considering applying, please review, complete and submit the following application to your local Chapter, FEYA Application.
2015 - Morley Hoppner
2014 - Capital Iron
2013 - Archway Insurance
2012 - The Halifax Seed Company
2011 - Saskatoon Funeral Home
2010 - Beau’s All Natural Brewing Company
2009 - The Bragg Group of Companies
2008 - O’Regan’s Automotive
2006 - Dollco Printing
2004 - Samuel Son & Co. Limited
2002 - Cardinal Meat Specialists
1999 - Sifton Properties Ltd.
1997 - The BC Bearing Group
1996 - Byland Nurseries
1995 - The Price Family Group
1994 - St. Joseph Printing
1993 - H.J. Langen & Sons
1992 - Duha Colour Services
1991 - St. Hubert Bar-B-Q
1990 - Rogers Communications Inc.
1989 - The Pioneer Group
1988 - Tilden Rent-A-Car
1987 - The Bentall Group
1986 - E.D. Smith & Sons Ltd.
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