Sousa and BIAs Recognize Outstanding Businesses in South Mississauga

Star of Mississauga South Awards Ceremony Honours Local Entrepreneurs

October 23, 2015


In a ceremony on Wednesday, October 14th at Lakeshore Convention Center, Mississauga South MPP Charles Sousa, the Port Credit BIA and the Clarkson BIA awarded outstanding local small businesses. Winners of the fourth annual Star of Mississauga South Awards were recognized for their accomplishments and contributions to the community.

 Ward 1 Councillor Jim Tovey and Ward 2 Councillor Karen Ras were also on hand for the celebrations.

 Members of the public nominated their favourite local small business. Nominations were reviewed by an independent community panel, including Mississauga Board of Trade, City of Mississauga Business Enterprise Centre, and the Ontario BIA Association.



"Small and medium-sized businesses do more than provide good jobs. They are really the backbone of our entire community here in Mississauga South. Congratulations to all the award winners and nominees who are the best and brightest in our vibrant local small business community.”

— Hon. Charles Sousa, MPP Mississauga South


“Port Credit BIA is proud to champion entrepreneurship and small business. We appreciate the passion that drives them and the contributions that they make to our local economy and community. The Stars of Mississauga South business awards give us an opportunity to recognize small businesses that make an impact on our community.”

— Ellen Timms, General Manager, PCBIA


“The Clarkson BIA is thrilled to have worked alongside Charles Sousa and the Port Credit BIA to recognize and celebrate the achievements and amazing business talents that make up our incredible community in Mississauga South. Congratulations to all of this year’s winners and nominees and thank you for your contribution to our community.”

— Daniel McCartney, Chair, Clarkson BIA



  • Stars of Mississauga South Winners in the following categories:
    • Go Green Business Excellence – The Little Green Schoolhouse;
    • Community Impact Excellence – Marcie Costello Photography;
      • Service Excellence – Lowe’s School of Music;
    • Hospitality Excellence  - Shore Grill and Grotto;
    • Rising ‘Star’ – Kamp K-9;
    • Networking Excellence/ MBOT Business Connector – Lynn Still, Sutton Quantum;
    • Home-Based Business Excellence- Johnny Max Entertainment Services