Lifetime Business Achievement Award Winner
Gil Moore is a Mississauga based musician who has been active in the Canadian music industry for over 35 years. Gil is a founding member of Triumph, one of Canada’s most successful music groups. Additionally, Gil is the CEO and Founder of Mississauga’s Metalworks Studios, Metalworks Institute and Metalworks Production Group.
Triumph’s fourteen albums have received 25 Gold and Platinum certifications from CRIA and RIAA in Canada and the United States. Triumph were inducted into the Canadian Music & Broadcast Industry Hall of Fame (2007) as well as the Canadian Music Hall of Fame (2008). Recently, the City of Mississauga named ‘Triumph Lane’ after the band (2011). The following year, Gil was inducted into the Mississauga Music Walk of Fame and Mississauga Legends Row inducted Triumph (2013). In 2011, Triumph’s music and business archives were donated to the University of Toronto Libraries.
Metalworks Studios are Canada’s most celebrated music studios with nearly 200 Gold and Platinum record awards, and recently won the Canadian Music Week (CMW) “Studio of the Year” award (2015) for a record 17th time. Metalworks Institute enjoys that largest enrollment of any Ontario media arts college, with over 300 full-time students. Metalworks Group collectively received the Ontario Business Achievement SME Excellence Award (2013). More recently Metalworks Production Group received the Sam McCallion Community Involvement Award (2014).
Currently, Gil volunteers his time as a member of the Advisory Board of Music Canada and Vice President of the Board of Directors for the Canadian Association for the Advancement of Music and the Arts (CAAMA). Gil is a recipient of the Mississauga Arts Council, Laurie Pallett Patron of the Arts, MARTY Award (2015).