June 20, 2019
The Greater Niagara Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce this year’s recipients of the 16th Annual Niagara Business Achievement Awards, presented by Meridian Credit Union.
Young Professional Award — Sponsored by Bell
- Beth McIntee (Sweetie Pie’s Bakery Ltd.)
Outstanding New Business Award — Sponsored by Niagara College Canada
- Niagara Canine Conditioning Centre
Excellence in Business: Up to 10 Employees
- Second Dance Bridal
Excellence in Business: 11—50 employees
- H&C Inc.
Excellence in Business: 51 Employees or More
- Haver & Boecker Canada
Excellence in Business: Not-for-Profit — Sponsored by Performance Auto Group
- Pathstone Foundation
Excellence in Technology & Innovation — Sponsored by Innovate Niagara
Excellence in Manufacturing — Sponsored by Niagara Region
- Airbus Helicopters
Excellence in Tourism & Hospitality – Sponsored by Niagara Parks
- Great Wolf Lodge
Excellence in Environmental Leadership – Sponsored by Niagara Casinos
- Walker Environmental
Excellence in Agribusiness, Farming and Rural Achievement — Sponsored by Niagara Peninsula Energy Inc.
- Stokes Seeds
Business of the Year – Sponsored by Meridian Credit Union
- Brian Cullen Motors
BESTOWED AWARD RECIPIENTS
Sally McGarr, McGarr Realty, will be honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award sponsored by Walker Environmental. This award is presented to a businessperson who has demonstrated a lifetime commitment to business success and community leadership.
Len Pennachetti, Cave Spring Cellars, has been named as Builder of the Year, sponsored by the Town of Lincoln. This award is presented to a company that has had a historically significant impact on the economic prosperity of the community.
Roy Timms, Timbro Design/Build Contractors, is the Civic Appreciation Award recipient, sponsored by Lancaster Brooks & Welch LLP. This award is presented to an individual who demonstrates an outstanding commitment to helping build a stronger, more prosperous and vibrant community.
The Commisso Family — Commisso’s Fresh Foods, will receive the Community Leadership Award, sponsored by Henley Honda. This award recognizes an individual or business whose leadership has made a significant impact in the community.
“This year’s finalists represent the great depth and variety of businesses that are proud to call Niagara their home,” said Mishka Balsom, President & CEO of the Greater Niagara Chamber of Commerce. “It is a pleasure to be able to recognize these incredible businesses through this annual awards ceremony, and it is important that we celebrate the many contributions that they make in our community.”
About the Greater Niagara Chamber of Commerce
The Greater Niagara Chamber of Commerce is the largest business organization in Niagara and the second-largest Chamber of Commerce in Ontario, with 1,500 members representing 50,000 employees. More information on the GNCC is available at gncc.ca.
For more information, contact:
President & CEO, Greater Niagara Chamber of Commerce
905-684-2361 ext. 227 or firstname.lastname@example.org