The Importance of Winning Awards for Businesses

There are many adverts that people come across every day with the average consumer in the U.S. coming across more than 10,0000 ads a day through different platforms such as media and the internet. Sorting through all of them would be practically impossible and that is why the mind sorts through them through mental shortcuts (heuristics). This can be seen when a person chooses to watch a certain movie because most of the other people are watching it. that is because that movie must be good if most of the other people are watching it. Winning awards brings a similar effect to a business/s. in this article, we are going to take a look at the importance of winning awards for businesses.

Improved employee morale 

When the company is awarded a prestigious award, there is a ripple effect that also affects the employees, making them feel good because their efforts have been recognized. People always like being associated with recognition for good work done.

Increased visibility

The company profile is given a boost when it receives an award, meaning that it will receive more attention from both consumers, suppliers, and investors alike. There is brand recognition here and such recognition even works much better than paid advertising since the award announces to the world that your business is successful despite all the competition. This boosts the reputation of the company, which means that it gets to generate more revenue.

Higher prices

One of the good things about becoming an award-winning business is the fact that you can charge a premium for your goods or services without losing customers. If your restaurant wins an award, chances are that people will still flock there even if you hike the prices. The award automatically makes the restaurant more superior than the others.

international cuisine
international cuisine

How to Become an Award-Winning Restaurant 

The first step to winning any award is to take part in the competition. In order to win, you have to play. You need to figure out the sort of awards you wish to win, research the requirements and conditions, and then set the ball rolling and hope for the best.

Barrie Restaurants

We are now going to take a look at Barrie, Ontario, restaurants. Located an hour GTA and north of Toronto, Barrie is a lakeside town famous for waterfront and beaches. There are also many outdoor activities that people can do in the city such as visiting the Simcoe County Museum. As a result, people flock to the city and that has seen a rise in the number of restaurants, bars, and nightclubs. You can find most of them on Dunlop and Bayfield streets. The restaurants offer all sorts of international cuisines such as Korean, Chinese, and Indian. Below is a list of some of the notable restaurants, cafes, and bars in the city:


The Farmhouse Restaurant – 268 Bradford Street, Barrie

Boon Burger – 112 Dunlop St E, Barrie

Town & Country Steakhouse – 76 Dunlop St W, Barrie

The Local Gastro Pub – 37 Dunlop St. West, Barrie

One Forty Seven Italian Cuisine – 147 Dunlop St E, Barrie


Alliance Billiards & Sports Bar – 33 Alliance Blvd, Barrie

Lakeside Upper Deck – 22 Dunlop St W, Barrie

One Forty Seven Italian Cuisine – 147 Dunlop St E, Barrie

Urban Dish Grill & Wine Bar – 367 Yonge St., Barrie

Sicilian Gourmet Pizza & Pasta – 225 Ferndale Dr. S, Barrie


Marty’s Coffee Bistro – 221 Cundles Rd. E., Barrie

Lazy Tulip Café – 29 Maple Ave, Barrie

Casa Cappuccino – 91 Dunlop St E, Barrie


The restaurants mentioned above can easily become more famous than they already are if they take part in awards and manage to bag those awards. That fact alone would make people flock there. Check them out the next time you’re in Barrie.