Peterborough Chamber announces Business Excellence Awards finalists

Awards in 20 categories will be handed out on October 17 at Showplace Performance Centre

The winners of the 2018 Peterborough Business Excellence Awards will be announced at the awards ceremony at Showplace Performance Centre on October 17, 2018. (Photo: Peterborough Chamber Of Commerce / Facebook)
The winners of the 2018 Peterborough Business Excellence Awards will be announced at the awards ceremony at Showplace Performance Centre on October 17, 2018. (Photo: Peterborough Chamber Of Commerce / Facebook)

The Greater Peterborough Chamber of Commerce has announced the finalists for its 2018 Peterborough Business Excellence Awards, recognizing and honouring local businesses as well as individuals in the local business community.

The awards will be handed out at a ceremony on Wednesday, October 17th at Showplace Performance Centre in downtown Peterborough. Tickets can be ordered online at www.excellencepeterborough.ca or by calling the Chamber office at 705-748-9771.

Below are the finalists, listed alphabetically, in each of the 20 categories, along with the already-determined recipients of the 4-Under-40 Profiles award.

Finalists for the Business Citizen Of The Year (sponsored by Nexicom) and the Business Student Leadership Prizes (sponsored by Peterborough & the Kawarthas Economic Development) are not listed below. The winners will be announced at the October 17th ceremony.


Entrepreneurial Spirit

Sponsored by Gauvreau & Associates Chartered Professional Accountants

  • Salti Yoga
  • Tiny Greens Plant Cafe
  • We-Fix-U Physiotherapy and Foot Health Centres

 

Skilled Trades

Sponsored by Business Development Bank of Canada

  • Bruce Maly Plumbing & Drain Services Inc.
  • Kawartha Lakes Construction
  • The Endeavour Centre

 

Tourism

Sponsored by BMO Financial Group

  • Cavan Art Gallery & Academy
  • Harley Farms
  • Kawartha Craft Beer Festival (Publican House Brewery and Smithavens Brewing Company)

 

Hospitality

Sponsored by Kawartha Credit Union

  • Personal Touch Catering & Events
  • The Imperial Tandoor
  • The Venue

 

Micro Business – Fewer than 5 employees

Sponsored by Darling Insurance & Realty Ltd.

  • Birchview Design
  • Pure Essence Spa
  • Sullivan Law Ptbo

 

Retail

Sponsored by RBC Royal Bank

  • Lakefield Foodland
  • Leon’s Furniture
  • The Original Flame

 

Professional Services

Sponsored by The Peterborough Examiner

  • Cody & James CPAs Professional Corporation
  • Gauvreau & Associates Chartered Professional Accountants
  • Kawartha Credit Union

 

Immigrant Entrepreneur Of The Year

Sponsored by Fleming College

  • Martin Carbajal (La Mesita Restaurante)
  • Mohammad Ftayeh (OMG – Oasis Mediterranean Grill)
  • Andressa Lacerda (Noblegen Inc.)

 

Customer First

Sponsored by TD Bank Group

  • Driving Miss Daisy
  • Home Suite Home Transitions
  • Lang Pioneer Village Museum

 

Local Focus

Sponsored by Trent University

  • 4th Line Theatre
  • Kawartha Local Marketplace
  • Tiny Greens Plant Cafe

 

Innovation/Research & Development

Sponsored by Innovation Cluster

  • Entomo Farms
  • Noblegen Inc.
  • Selwyn Garlic Farms

 

Commercial Development Or Renovation

Sponsored by City of Peterborough

  • Publican House Brewery
  • The Venture North Building

 

Marketing & Promotion

Sponsored by BDO Canada LLP

  • Corus Peterborough
  • inspirtainment inc.
  • Mega Experience

 

Environmental Practices

Sponsored by County of Peterborough

  • Camp Kawartha
  • Entomo Farms
  • The Endeavour Centre

 

Health & Wellness

Sponsored by Peterborough Regional Health Centre

  • Jo Anne’s Place
  • Kawartha Heights Retirement Living
  • Salti Yoga

 

Not-For-Profit

Sponsored by Community Foundation of Greater Peterborough

  • Hospice Peterborough
  • The Canadian Canoe Museum
  • YWCA Peterborough Haliburton

 

Employer Of The Year

Sponsored by LLF Lawyers LLP

  • Cambium
  • Pinchin Ltd.
  • Trent Valley Honda

 

4-Under-40 Profiles

Sponsored by Community Futures Peterborough

These are the recipients of the awards:

  • Reem Ali
  • Mike D’Alessandro
  • Nicole Gagliardi
  • Andressa Lacerda

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