PRLog - Feb. 1, 2012 - BURLINGTON, Ontario -- Burlington, Ontario – Onward Computer Systems, with offices in Burlington, ON and Guelph, ON announced today that it is named as a Business Excellence Award Finalist in the Small Business category by the Burlington Chamber of Commerce.
“The Chamber was faced with some very tough decisions to pick finalists and winners this year” said Keith Hoey, President of the Burlington Chamber of Commerce. “The Task Force received over fifty nominations and the calibre of the companies seems to be getting better every year. This is a clear indication of the world-class organizations that carry on business in Burlington and the Chamber is pleased to be able to recognize all these businesses.”
“We are excited to be named as a finalist for this outstanding business award,” stated Don Kovacs, President of Onward Computer Systems. “It’s a validation of our common sense approach to providing IT solutions to local businesses. At the same time, it recognizes the hard work and dedication of our employees and the excellent service they provide to our customers.”
Award nominations are based on overall business excellence and the criteria include excellence in business leadership, community contributions, entrepreneurship, environment, employee welfare, innovation, and market growth.
While the list of finalists is now public information, the names of the winners remain a closely guarded secret. The winners will be announced at the Chamber Business Awards Gala set for April 12, 2012 at the Burlington Convention Centre.
The Burlington Chamber of Commerce is the voice of business in Burlington and advocates at the local, regional, provincial and federal level on behalf of over 1,000 companies representing 30,000 employees. The Chamber provides valuable networking and education opportunities for its members by hosting over 80 events each year. For more information visit the Burlington Chamber website at http://www.burlingtonchamber.com .
About Onward Computer Systems
Founded in 1991, 941362 Ontario Inc., dba Onward Computer Systems has operations based in Burlington, Ontario (head office) and Guelph with technical resources in Calgary, Alberta and sales resources also covering the GTA and Ottawa. OCS provides complete IT solutions including pre-sale consulting, hardware, software and cloud services, implementation and post-sale support. Onward offers remote network monitoring and managed services along with onsite technical support.
At Onward, our main goal is to develop ongoing, mutually beneficial relationships with our customers. Our commitment to customer satisfaction is emphasized through our personalized service.
For further information about Onward Computer Systems, please visit the OCS website at: http://www.onwardcs.com .
Onward Computer Systems
Tel: 1 (905) 681-9400 x505
Fax: 1 (905) 681-8472
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Onward Computer Systems provides large company IT expertise to businesses of all sizes while maintaining a small company attitude about service and costs. Onward offers managed services, hardware and software along with onsite technical support.