As Major Sponsors are confirmed, this page will be updated. These are our sponsors for 2016 Ribfest.
MAJOR Thank you to our Major Sponsors!
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Major Ribfest Sponsor – The City of Hamilton
The City of Hamilton is a proud sponsor of this year’s Ribfest. The City of Hamilton City Enrichment Fund has provided much needed support to make Oh Canada Ribfest Waterdown’s Premiere Event of the year!
Beer Sponsor – Nickel Brook Brewing Co.
John and Peter Romano, owners of Better Bitters Brewing Company (since 1992), built the Nickel Brook micro brewery from the ground up, and since 2005, Nickel Brook has quickly developed a reputation for having a lively and enticing line up of beers. It is in our business to offer our customers an unrivaled experience designed to surpass their expectations. Our accumulation of a diversified product line partnered with superior service, has established a loyal following in the surrounding area.
We proudly use only the finest, natural ingredients from all over the world and brew them in small batches for the highest standard of quality.
Our purpose and objective here at Nickel Brook is to be an acknowledged market leader in the quality and service we offer our customers in whatever community we participate. We firmly believe that our practice of craft brewing, and dedication to outstanding quality and thorough customer service, is what has separated us from our competitors.
Movie Night Sponsor – Mattamy Homes
Mattamy Homes is proud to sponsor this year’s Movie Night. Creating a positive impact in all of our communities is one of our company’s values. Our community involvement is all about having an impact, not merely playing a role. And it refers to all communities – whether they are neighbourhoods, cities or professional bodies.
Mattamy Homes is one of the largest privately owned builders in North America and is Canada’s largest new home builder, with operations across Canada and the United States. From a humble beginning in 1978, starting with the building and sale of a single home in Burlington, Ontario, Mattamy has gone on to build more than 60,000 homes in hundreds of communities.
Children’s Zone Sponsor – The Dream Centre
The Dream Centre is proud to sponsor this year’s Children’s Zone. Founded in 2010 by myself Sarah Sordoni, The Dream Centre (formerly Live Dream Dance) has quickly become recognized as one of the top Recreational Facilities and studios in our area. After opening up a new 20,000 square foot facility at 66 Innovation Drive in September, 2015, housing Waterdown’s only gymnastics club, martial arts programming and our well-known dance programming, The Dream Centre won the Outstanding Business Achievement Award for Business Growth and Development from the Flamborough Chamber of Commerce this past April.
The Dream Centre is also home to Waterdown’s largest variety of Adult fitness programming offering day-time and evening classes including Zumba, Yoga, Piyo, Kickboxing, Cardio-Fit and Bootcamp Classes as well as, Dance related Fitness Classes.
Known for our world class instruction in a positive, fun-filled environment, we believe that quality communication is key to bringing out the best in our students and athletes and guiding them toward achieving their goals. Our centre provides quality and convenience to our wonderful community!
VIP Tent Sponsor – Waterdown Village Business Community
The Waterdown Village Business Community (Waterdown BIA) is proud to sponsor this year’s VIP tent.
As Waterdown continues to experience explosive growth, the local Village Business Community is committed to maintaining the quaintness and charm of the original village. We are working on several initiatives to bring in visitors so that local businesses can thrive. We are committed to local beautification and preservation of our heritage buildings, and we are exploring other initiatives to maintain the quaint village ambiance that will help draw visitors to the business district.
Canada Day Evening Stage Sponsor – OLG
The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) is proud to sponsor this year’s Canada Day Evening Stage.
Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation and its contract management companies employ more than 16,000 people across Ontario. OLG is responsible for 24 gaming sites, the sale of lottery products at approximately 9,700 retail locations and the delivery of electronic gaming products at 29 Charitable Gaming Centres across the province.
For 2016, Lafarge and CIBC are proud to sponsor Canada Day Fireworks. Come out to Ribfest on Canada Day to watch the exciting fireworks display in honour of Canada Day.
CIBC: At CIBC, we are in business to help our clients, employees and shareholders achieve what is important to them. Our ability to create value for all CIBC stakeholders is driven by a business culture based on common values: Trust, Teamwork and Accountability.
Canada Day – Celebrate Canada Sponsor – Government of Canada
Thank you to the Government of Canada for sponsoring Oh Canada Ribfest this year!