Canadian Youth Business Foundation

September 22, 2010 11:37 ET

CYBF Entrepreneur to Compete for Coveted Title of "YBI Entrepreneur of the Year"

Alberta-based Innovator up for International Award

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Sept. 22, 2010) - Young Canadian entrepreneur Colin Davison, founder of Calgary-based Stealth Acoustical & Emission Control Inc., has traveled to Mexico City to compete for the prestigious "YBI Entrepreneur of the Year, 2010" award.

The title is bestowed each year by The Prince's Youth Business International (YBI), one of HRH The Prince of Wales' charities.

Davison, who founded Stealth Acoustical & Emission Control in 2006 with the help of the Canadian Youth Business Foundation (CYBF), was shortlisted for the grand prize following his win in the Innovator of the Year category. Through Stealth Acoustical, Davison assists industrial clients reduce noise pollution and C02 emission levels in factories and installations around the world.

"The entire CYBF team is extremely proud of Colin's accomplishments," says Christi Millar, CYBF's Director for the Alberta region. "His work as an ambassador for CYBF, inspiring other young entrepreneurs while building an innovative, industry-leading business, is a true reflection of Colin's spirit and the state of entrepreneurship in Canada."

Davison will be competing against finalists from three other categories, including Woman Entrepreneur of the Year, Journey to Enterprise and Environmental Entrepreneur of the Year. The YBI Entrepreneur of the Year, 2010 will be announced at an awards dinner on Thursday, September 23.

About Canadian Youth Business Foundation

Canada's Entrepreneur Gateway

The Canadian Youth Business Foundation (CYBF) is the 'go to' place for youth entrepreneurship. As a national charity, we are dedicated to growing our nation's economy one young entrepreneur at a time. We look at character not collateral, when providing youth, age 18-34, with pre-launch coaching, business resources, start-up financing and mentoring, to help them launch and sustain a successful entrepreneurial business. www.cybf.ca.

Contact Information

  • Media Contact: Canadian Youth Business Foundation
    Rachel Azagury, Senior Manager,
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    416.408.2923 ext 2111 or 647.834.2923
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