PRESS RELEASE: E&Y Entrepreneur of the Year, 2012
Thursday, October 4, 2012
ERNST & YOUNG MANUFACTURING ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR AWARDED TO STEVEN GULA, JOHN BACHER, AND PAUL JEAN OF CANDLE IMPRESSIONS®
October 4, 2012—Vancouver, British Columbia—Today at the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year award ceremony for the Pacific Region, Candle Impressions® founders, president, Steven Gula, executive VPs, John Bacher and Paul Jean, were awarded the Entrepreneur Of The Year for 2012 for Manufacturing.
Candle Impressions®, established in 2003, is the preferred global supplier of flameless candles. Distributing to thousands of retail stores, Candle Impressions® has earned its spot as the premier flameless candle manufacturer in the world. Candle Impressions® is known for their exclusive patent which allows them to have a realistic wick design for flameless candles and has recently announced Mirage™, an extensive line of flickering flame LED candles. Candle Impressions’ products have the most realistic flicker which emulates the warm glow of real candle light while at the same time having the longest battery run times in the industry, making them virtually maintenance free.
Today the global entrepreneur community congratulates Gula, Bacher, and Jean on their enormous success and this honorable accolade as Manufacturing Entrepreneurs Of The Year for 2012. Candle Impressions® extends appreciation to all of their supporters and wishes to celebrate with their community during this milestone event.
The EY Entrepreneur Of The Year program began in 1986 and is now celebrated in over 50 countries around the world. The award celebrates entrepreneurialism and aims to inspire others through success stories and award deserving entrepreneurs through global recognition.
For more information on the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year program, please visit www.ey.com.
ABOUT CANDLE IMPRESSIONS®
Candle Impressions® has been creating high quality Flameless Candles since 2003. The company became a world leader because of their innovative flameless candle technology that allows them to create candles that look and feel just like a real candle: made of real scented or unscented wax with a perfect glow and flicker. Candle Impressions® has invented the unique, patent-protected solution that provides the consumer with the true ambiance of candlelight, while eliminating the risk of fire. www.candleimpressions.com
Candle Impressions® is the leading manufacturer of flameless candles in the world. With millions of candles sold annually, we are the preferred global supplier and prized for our patented realistic wick design.
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