Manitoba Filipino Business Council Announces 2016 Awards Gala Winners

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Manitoba Filipino Business Council Announces 2016 Awards Gala Winners

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November 25, 2016 (WINNIPEG, MB) – On Nov. 17, 2016, over 220 guests gathered at Delta Winnipeg for the fifth annual Manitoba Filipino Business Council (MFBC) Awards Gala. The evening brought local leaders, dignitaries and business community members together to celebrate the success of Manitoba’s Filipino business community.

Five outstanding award winners were announced during this marquee event. The 2016 MFBC Gala Awards winners are:

  • Small Business of the Year Award – Maples Physiotherapy / Sherilyn Andres-Daquis Physiotherapy North End
  • Business Executive of the Year Award – Alex R. Mariano Jr., Collins Barrow HMA LLP
  • Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award – Brian Justin Merluza, Just in Couture
  • Contribution to the Community Award – Dr. Brent Wong, Shine Dental
  • Board of Directors Excellence Award (Business Community Partner) – Joelle Foster, Futurpreneur Canada

MFBC thanks its many sponsors, guests and partner organizations for another successful event highlighting the inspiring stories and individuals from Manitoba’s Filipino business community.

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ABOUT THE MANITOBA FILIPINO BUSINESS COUNCIL

The Manitoba Filipino Business Council Inc. (MFBC) was founded in 2010. MFBC is the result of like-minded business professionals and entrepreneurs working together to create, promote and grow a thriving networking and mentorship community.

Our vision is creating and growing a community of leaders fostering professional growth, encouraging collaboration and leaving a legacy for future generations. We build relationships that increase the member’s visibility, recognition and business growth. Together we cultivate professional development through networking and mentorship.

For media inquiries, please contact:

Jackie Wild
Director, Public Relations
Manitoba Filipino Business Council
(204) 962-8870
[email protected]