On Wednesday, March 19, 2013 the Blue
Mountains Chamber of Commerce held their annual Business Recognition Awards at
the Westin Hotel. Congratulations to all
of the nominees and award winners.
BUSINESS OF THE YEAR - Sponsored by Meridian Credit Union
The Business has shown outstanding achievement in growth, innovation, leadership, and has had a positive impact on the community through good business citizenship - Winner: The Landmark Group and mycollingwood.ca
ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR - Sponsored by Centre for Business and Economic Development
Presented to a business owner, new or existing, who in the last 12 months has developed their business to meet changing community and consumer demands. They will have provided a high level of business service, a product or service needed, as well as being involved in the community. Winner: Evolution For Men
CAROL KORDTS CUSTOMER SERVICE EXCELLENCE - Sponsored by TD Canada Trust
Will recognize a local business, its management, and staff for successfully demonstrating quality customer service. An organization that is appreciated for its helpful and efficient service, dedicated to customer satisfaction and willing to go the extra mile.
Winner: TD Canada Trust
ABOVE AND BEYOND AWARDS
May be presented to a business or a non-profit organization or individual that has had a special or unique impact on the community
Site Enhancement - Sponsored by the Blue Mountains Chamber of Commerce
Presented to existing businesses that have significantly improved the landscaping and/or facade of the business premises.
Winner: Thornbury Home Hardware
Sustainable Innovation - Sponsored by the Blue Mountains Chamber of Commerce
Presented to a company that has demonstrated sensitivity to environmental impacts, and is a leader in advancing the principles of sustainability.
Winner: Free Spirit Tours
Economic Impact - Sponsored by the Blue Mountain Village Association
Presented to a company that has had a significant impact on the economy of the region through its business.
Winner: Blue Mountain Resorts Limited