TORONTO, Mar 25, 2016 – The inaugural Muslim Awards for Excellence (MAX) Gala took place yesterday at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Toronto and was an overwhelming success.
Dignitaries such as the Premier of Ontario, Hon Kathleen Wynne, Mayor of Toronto, John Tory, Federal Minister of International Trade, Hon Chrystia Freeland, and Ontario Minister of Finance, Charles Sousa, were in attendance, along with a sold-out audience of 500 people.
We are pleased to announce the MAX 2016 winners:
MAX Platinum Awards of Excellence – Recognizes three Muslims who have demonstrated significant achievement, leadership, and commitment to serving their community.
MAX Woman of the Year – Recognizes a Muslim woman who has demonstrated significant achievement, leadership, and commitment to serving her community.
MAX Entrepreneur of the Year – Recognizes an inspirational Muslim entrepreneur who has had a significant and positive impact on their community through their business leadership.
MAX Charity of the Year – Recognizes a Muslim-run charity that has demonstrated excellence in program design and service delivery.
MAX Friend of the Community – Recognizes a non-Muslim individual who has demonstrated outstanding service to the Canadian Muslim community.
1) Dennis Edney
MAX Emerging Venture of the Year – Recognizes a Muslim-run venture looking to maximize on their potential.
1) Oils by Balance