Congratulations to the Cape Breton Chamber of Commerce Excellence in Business Award Winners!
With more than 125 accepted nominations in 12 categories, being selected as a winner is something to be extremely proud of. Special shoutout to DNS Members 45Drives, Protocase Inc., NSCC, and Innovacorp’s Bob Pelley!
- Beyond Borders Exporter of the Year Award sponsored by Nova Scotia Business Inc – 45Drives
- Innovation & Advancement Award sponsored by Membertou Development – Protocase Inc.
- Social Enterprise of the Year Award sponsored by CBU Shannon School of Business – Breton Ability Centre
- Immigrant Entrepreneur of the Year Award sponsored by Cape Breton Local Immigration Partnership – Athar Ahmad – Mian’s Restaurant
- Community Impact Award sponsored Award by Coldwell Banker – Community Cares Youth Outreach
- Charitable Committee or Organization of the Year Award sponsored by Colbourne Cares – Hospice Cape Breton
- Workplace Excellence of the Year Award sponsored by HOT 101.9 – NSCC – Marconi Campus
- Jack Yazer Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award sponsored by Sampson MacPhee – Mariah Battiste – Sundaylace Creations & Bling
- Rose Schwartz Female Business Person of the Year Award sponsored by Scotiabank – Charlene Anderson – Charlene’s Nutrition Centre
- Irving Schwartz Male Business Person of the Year Award sponsored by Nova Scotia Community College – Bob Pelley – Innovacorp
- New Business of the Year Award sponsored by Cape Breton Regional Chamber of Commerce – Island Folk Cider House
- Business of the Year Award sponsored by Northern Contracting Limited – NovaStream
- People’s Choice Awards:
- Favourite Place to Shop in the CBRM – Emerald Island Gift Shop
- Favourite Place to Eat in the CBRM – Commercial Street Deli
- Favourite Community Project – Coats for Kids
- Favourite Thing to Do/Experience in the CBRM – Two Rivers Wildlife Park
- CBRM Citizen of the Year – Alyssa Rose
Congratulations to all winners & finalists!