August 13, 2015 For Immediate Release
12th Annual Peterborough Business Excellence Awards 2015
The Greater Peterborough Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the 50 Finalists (see attached) for our 12th Annual Peterborough Business Excellence Awards, which publicly recognize and honour local businesses that have demonstrated a passion for excellence.
These companies will be recognized, and the recipients revealed, at the 12th Annual Excellence Awards Dinner being held on Wednesday, October 21st at The Trentwinds International Centre, 264 Lansdowne Street East from 5:30pm to 10pm. There will be a total of 18 awards handed out, including our prestigious Business Citizen of the Year Award. Tickets can be ordered online at www.excellencepeterborough.ca or by calling the Chamber of Commerce at 705-748-9771 x0.
The Chamber gratefully acknowledges the many members of the organizing committee and the strong commitment from our sponsors - our event sponsor, Bell Canada; our Citizen of the Year sponsor, Nexicom; and all individual category sponsors.
Business Excellence Awards Finalists 2015
(listed in alphabetical order)
ENTREPRENEURIAL SPIRIT (sponsored by Gauvreau & Associates Chartered Professional Accountant)
SKILLED TRADES (sponsored by Business Development Bank of Canada)
TOURISM (sponsored by BMO Financial Group)
HOSPITALITY (sponsored by Sysco Central Ontario, Inc.)
MICRO BUSINESS – Fewer than 5 employees
RETAIL - CHAIN/FRANCHISE (sponsored by RBC Financial Group)
RETAIL - NON-CHAIN/NON-FRANCHISE (sponsored by The Peterborough Examiner)
CUSTOMER FIRST (sponsored by TD Canada Trust)
LOCAL FOCUS (sponsored by Trent University)
INNOVATION / RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT (sponsored by Greater Peterborough Innovation Cluster)
COMMERCIAL DEVELOPMENT OR RENOVATION (sponsored by City of Peterborough)
MARKETING & PROMOTION (sponsored by BDO Canada LLP)
ENVIRONMENTAL PRACTICES (sponsored by County of Peterborough)
HEALTH & WELLNESS (sponsored by Peterborough Regional Health Centre)
NOT-FOR-PROFIT (sponsored by Fleming College)
EMPLOYER OF THE YEAR (sponsored by LLF Lawyers LLP)
STUDENT BUSINESS LEADERSHIP BURSARIES (sponsored by Peterborough Economic Development)
4-UNDER-40 PROFILES (sponsored by Peterborough Distribution Inc.)
BUSINESS CITIZEN OF THE YEAR (sponsored by Nexicom)
The Peterborough and the Kawarthas Chamber of Commerce acts as a catalyst to enhance business growth, opportunity, innovation, partnerships and a diverse business community.