Chamber kicks off small business week with Evening of Excellence AwardsTuesday, October 22, 2013 by: Kate AdamsNorth Bay & District Chamber of Commerce
Over 200 people attended tonight’s “Bell Evening of Excellence Awards” at the Best Western. This event is one of the larger events put on by the North Bay & District Chamber of Commerce and the sponsors of the Annual Small Business Week.
For this year’s Bell Evening of Excellence, 21 finalists were honoured at the dinner and 7 awards were presented.
The categories and award winners this year are as follows:
SUCCESS STORIES - Bavarian Link Meat Products Ltd.
NEW BUSINESS OF THE YEAR - Tranquility Spa
NOT-FOR-PROFIT OF THE YEAR - Rotary Club of North Bay
YOUNG PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR - Darren Patey
INNOVATION - WipWare Inc.
SMALL BUSINESS OF THE YEAR - Lucky 13
BUSINESS OF THE YEAR 16+ - Stantec
This is a national week dedicated to promoting, celebrating and the development of small business in Canada. We continue with more events this week of October 21st to 25th with: Tuesday’s breakfast seminar Professional Advice to Help Your Business Succeed sponsored by RBC Royal Bank, and the 3rd Annual Women in Business Symposium, Wednesday’s WorkInCulture Interactive Workshops sponsored by The Business Centre Nipissing Parry Sound, and on Thursday the Mini-Trade Show Business After Hours sponsored by Canadore College Commerce Court Campus.
To register for any of these upcoming events, contact the Chamber office at 705-472-8480 or for more information on the Small Business Week events this week visit our website http://northbaychamber.com/files/SBW/2013_SBW_Brochure.pdf
The North Bay and District Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Business Development Bank of Canada are please to provide another full week of events again this year.
The Small Business Week committee would like to thank all the sponsors of the Small Business Week events, as their support has ensured a successful week of events. You can also follow the link on our Facebook page, www.facebook.com/nbdcc.