Dispatch: December 4, 2020

Dispatch: A summary of recent business appointments and announcements, plus upcoming events for the week ahead

Photo: The 2020 WinAir Impact Award was presented to Min Gu Kang, a student at Fanshawe College’s Norton Wolf School of Aviation Technology

Appointments & Announcements:

AWARDED adHome Creative, five 2020 Summit Creative Awards recognizing excellence in the communications and marketing industry, as well as being named as a 2020 Summit Top Agency.

AWARDED With London Home Builders’ Association 2020 Awards of Creative Excellence: Sifton Properties Limited (Builder of the Year); Melchers Construction Limited (Renovator of the Year); The Better Bin Company (Supplier of the Year); Sloan Stone Design (Sub-Trade of the Year); Laura Carpella of The Tricar Group (Sales Achievement); The Tricar Group (Jim Kennedy Project of the Year).

ANNOUNCED By Fanshawe College, a $250,000 donation from Canada Life in support of the school’s new Innovation Village.

PRESENTED To Min Gu Kang, the 2020 WinAir Impact Award ― a $1,500 annual scholarship presented to a student in the aircraft maintenance or avionics program at Fanshawe College’s Norton Wolf School of Aviation Technology.

ANNOUNCED By EventConnect, a partnership with the tourism department for the City of Frisco, Texas, one of the largest sports tourism destinations in the U.S.

LAUNCHED Covid-19 vaccination and testing queuing platform Mediline Logistics.

AWARDED By Green Economy London, Green Project Grants to 14 local organizations: MTE Consultants, Western Fair District, Big Bike Giveaway, Pillar Nonprofit Network, ReForest London, McCabe Promotional, London Brewing Co-op, London Food Bank, Reimagine Co Zero Waste Store, Carmina de Young, Plant Matter Kitchen, Bluestone Properties, Microcad and Heeman’s.

ANNOUNCED By TechAlliance of Southwestern Ontario, launching of The Most Local Time of the Year, a community collaboration project with London technology company Exar Studios (as part of the Digital Main Street Future Proof Program in Southwestern Ontario), and in partnership with the Municipality of Bluewater, Bayfield and Area Chamber of Commerce, Downtown London, Municipality of Strathroy-Caradoc, Middlesex County Tourism and St. Thomas Downtown Development Board.


December 4: Western Angels’ Demo Day

December 8: Virtual Office Hours with Innovation Canada

December 8: Women in Communications and Technology Virtual Speed Mentoring – Level Up Your Career

December 9: The Future is Green – What is Your Nonprofit Doing to Reduce Your Footprint?

December 9: UX Peer-2-Peer – Planning Your UX Career

December 10: All About Boards: Advocacy and Government Relations 2020 Online

December 10: HR Peer-2-Peer – Future of Office Space 

If you have an appointment, announcement or event you would like to include in an upcoming Dispatch column, please email Gord Delamont at [email protected]

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