Cape Breton Excellence in Business Awards Winners Announced!

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!

The Winners:

  •  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!