Barrie, Ontario April 3, 2018 - Warren Patterson, CEO of OrderEase (www.orderease.com) received the Community Entrepreneurial Award last week from the Henry Bernick Entrepreneurship Centre. This award was presented to Warren on March 27th at Georgian College for exceptional entrepreneurship having established OrderEase as an industry leader in technology.
The Community Entrepreneurial Award is awarded to “an entrepreneur(s) at the helm of a small business who have benefited from the services provided by the Henry Bernick Entrepreneurship Centre. The entrepreneur has shown resilience and fortitude in overcoming obstacles and difficulties to ensure secure and growing success.”
“I am honoured to receive this award and would like to acknowledge and thank all those who have supported myself and OrderEase in its journey to becoming the business it is today and what it will become in the future.” commented Warren Patterson. “The support we have received from the Henry Bernick Entrepreneurship Centre is world class and complements the support we have also received from the Ontario Centres of Excellence, BioEnterprise, VentureLab, National Research Council (IRAP) and MaRS.” Warren added.
This award marks the progress which Warren has made in providing exceptional technology solutions to highly fragmented supply chains. His continued enthusiasm will drive continued growth and success for OrderEase.
OrderEase (www.orderease.com) is a technology solution that connects industry supply chains to make wholesale buying and selling fast and easy. The company has created a fully connected and integrated supply chain that provides innovative operational efficiencies, modern sales and marketing opportunities, and a familiar digital ordering experience for suppliers, distributors, and retailers.
Now in its fourth year of operation, OrderEase now operates in industries including Lumber & Building Materials, Greenhouse, Nursery & Floriculture, Lawn & Garden, Cannabis and Home Decor. With over 3,600 registered wholesale buyers and $750 million in vendor supply who now enjoy an electronic supply chain.
About Henry Bernick Entrepreneurship Centre
Operating from Georgian College’s Barrie Campus, the Henry Bernick Entrepreneurship Centre (https://www.georgiancollege.ca/community-alumni/entrepreneurship-centre/) connect entrepreneurs with mentorship, networking opportunities, funding and training. Through a generous donation to establish the Entrepreneurship Centre, Henry Bernick has continued to help entrepreneurs find their mentors, reach their potential as business leaders and play key roles in transforming and evolving the local economy.