TORONTO, Nov. 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Baume & Mercier was honored to celebrate women entrepreneurs across Canada last night by sponsoring the 24th Annual RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Award Gala presented by Women of Influence. This year's event took place at the Fairmont Royal York in Toronto, Canada, hosted by Women of Influence. This prestigious national awards program celebrated the achievements of over 120 successful women recognized for demonstrating excellence—from economic growth to social change, from local to global reach, across multiple sectors.
As a sponsor for the third year, Baume & Mercier presented each award winner with a watch from the brand's Promesse collection since they were designed to signify a promise you hold close to your heart.
Each winner received the Promesse 10178, a beautiful steel bracelet watch with a mother-of-pearl face and 8 diamond indexes. As a watch brand dedicated to celebrating life's special moments, the watches were engraved with a personalized, congratulatory message for the winners to remind them of their achievement.
Following a record-breaking 5,500 nominees, last night's winners were:
Isabelle Primeau & Marie-Helene Primeau, Premier Continuum Inc., Montreal, QC, ADP Micro Business Award
Angela Marotta & Melissa Paolicelli, Two Sisters Vineyard, Niagara Region, ON, Deloitte Start-Up Award
Kate Ross Leblanc, Saje Wellness, Vancouver, BC, RBC Momentum Award
Jennifer Flanagan, Actua, Toronto, ON, Social Change Award
Eva Sun, The Rice People, Richmond, BC, TELUS Trailblazer Award
Kathy Gregory, Paradigm Quest Inc., Toronto, ON, PROFIT Award for Excellence in Entrepreneurship
"We are grateful for the opportunity to once again recognize these women for their achievement, dedication and leadership. They are truly an inspiration and role models for all of us. We hope each winner enjoys her engraved Promesse watch as a commemoration of this moment, while inspiring them to keep striving," explains Fred Martel, President of Baume & Mercier, North America.
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