pdfFredericton Chamber of Commerce Hosts Annual Business Excellence Awards

20 October 2016

FREDERICTON, NB – The Fredericton Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual Business Excellence Awards at the Delta Fredericton on 20 October 2016. Recognizing outstanding achievement in business and community involvement, awards were presented in seven categories.

“We frequently don’t do a great job of celebrating our successes in New Brunswick, which is so important as we work through difficult financial times” said Krista Ross, CEO of the Fredericton chamber. “This event provides an opportunity to do just that. It is a re-energizing evening for our organization and all of the finalists and recipients.”

The recipients of the Fredericton chamber’s 2016 Business Excellence Awards are as follows:

140 Carleton Resilience Award:
Teed Saunders Doyle & Co.

Jim Gilbert's Wheels & Deals Not-For-Profit
Organization Award:
Special Olympics NB

Credit Unions Small Business Award:
Second Showing Boutique

Elliott McCrea Hill Community Leadership
Through Business Award:
Gallery 78

UPS Large Business Award:
Dillon Consulting Limited

Wilson Insurance Ltd. Start-up Award:
East Coast Chiropractic

Opportunities NB (Opportunités NB) Business Person of the Year Award:
Adam Clawson, Red Rover Brewing Company Ltd.

“This is my ninth year as a Fredericton chamber board member and I continued to be impressed by the innovative and community-minded businesses in the area,” added Stephen Hill, chamber past president and chair of the awards selection committee. “Our vision is ‘Community Prosperity Through Business’ and the Business Excellence Awards are the perfect embodiment of that idea. It’s an evening to reflect on the impact of business in Fredericton - the services it provides, the jobs it creates, and
the families it supports.”

With more than 950 members, the Fredericton Chamber of Commerce is one of Atlantic Canada’s largest chambers of commerce. A dynamic business organization, the Fredericton Chamber of Commerce is actively engaged in policy development that affects the competitiveness of our members and of the Canadian business environment.  The Chamber’s vision is ‘Community Prosperity Through Business’.

Contact: Krista Ross, CEO – (506) 458-8006