The Bell Evening of Excellence Business Awards tonight at The Grande Event Centre was a huge success, honouring and celebrating businesses in the North Bay and district.
The winners per category are:
- New Business of the Year – Gateway City Brewery
- Not-for-Profit of the Year – The Davedi Club
- Young Professional of the Year – Natasha Snoddon, Northern Spark Marketing
- Small Business of the Year (1-5 employees) – The Engraving Shoppe
- Small Business of the Year (6-15 employees) – Express Parcel
- Business of the Year (16+ employees) – Designed Roofing
“The Evening of Excellence is a special event as we celebrate the businesses and individuals who have demonstrated leadership, community involvement and success” said Donna Backer, Interim President and CEO of the North Bay & District Chamber of Commerce. “Businesses are still recovering, yet shining a spotlight on the nominees, winners and all businesses in our district is well deserved and appreciated” added Backer.
The North Bay & District Chamber of Commerce also presented the annual Betty Alcorn Memorial Award for Director of the Year to Natasha Penn. Natasha is the 2022 Chair of the Board of Directors, has exemplified dedication and diligence to the board and is the youngest female to serve as chairperson. “Natasha has been instrumental in bringing new ideas to the table, has forward thinking perspective on how to grow our organization, has been a great addition to the Chamber Board and we look forward to her future contributions,” said Backer. “Young professionals like Natasha are the future of the business community and our Chamber, so it’s great that we have vibrant, fresh and positive individuals around the table to grow and be better”, added Backer.
The Evening of Excellence is proudly sponsored by Bell, Canadore College, Karen Jones Consulting, Kennedy Insurance Brokers, The Business Centre of Nipissing Parry Sound, The Labour Market Group, TWG Communications, Yes Employment Services, TD Bank and Caisse Alliance. “Without our great sponsors, who contribute time and time again, events like this wouldn’t be possible. We thank you on behalf of the business community for your continued support,” said Backer.
The North Bay & District Chamber of Commerce congratulate all the nominees and winners and wish the whole business community in the North Bay & District continued success for 2023.Click Here to Watch the Winners Video