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2015 Barrie Business Awards Recipients Announced! #celebrate

Friday, November 13, 2015
Member News

The Barrie Chamber of Commerce and the City of Barrie, in partnership with Bell, OLG, and PowerStream Inc., are pleased to announce the 2015 recipients of the Barrie Business Awards. These awards were presented at a gala event on Thursday November 12th, 2015, when 330 people gathered to #celebrate local businesses. Click here to check out the great photos from the event taken by snapd Barrie!

OLG Not-For-Profit or
Charitable Organization Award
Hospice Simcoe

Lovejoy Productions Retail Sector
Business Excellence Award
Barrie Harley-Davidson

RBC Royal Bank Development & Manufacturing
Sector Business Excellence Award
Aventech Research Inc.

Scotiabank Service Sector
Business Excellence Award
Suite Success

Georgian College Hospitality & Tourism
Sector Business Excellence Award
Grilled Cheese Social Eatery

Invest Barrie New Business Award
Barrie Olive Oil Company Inc.

The Barrie Examiner
Marketing & Promotions Award
Pie Media Group

PowerStream Inc. Environmental
Practices Award
Boon Burger Barrie

Employer of the Year Award
presented by the Barrie Mayor
Howard Noble Insurance Limited

Bell Community Builder Award
Park Place

Bank of Montreal Franchisee Award
KKP Barrie

Rock 95 & 107.5 KOOL FM
Going Global Award
TNR Industrial Doors

Busch Group of Companies 4 Under 40
Nathan Ayrheart, Georgian Detailing
Mark Faris, The Faris Team Corp.
Ryan Giffen, Shred North
Tyler Murray, Tyger Shark

Barrie Chamber Entrepreneur
Award of Excellence
Mark Faris, The Faris Team Corp.

Such a fantastic gala event would not have been possible without the outstanding community support this year; many thanks to all of the sponsors that are supporting our business community every day!!!

Bell OLG PowerStream Inc.
Lovejoy Productions Rock 95 FM & 107.5 KOOL FM Larche Communications The Barrie Examiner
BDO Canada LLP Bank of Montreal Busch Systems CIBC
Downtown Barrie Business Association Georgian College Invest Barrie Park Place
RBC Royal Bank Scotiabank TD Canada Trust Fresh Radio
snapd Barrie 3MACS - MacDougall, MacDougall & MacTier Fendley's Flowers CTV
Barrie Advance Chelsea Chocolates Boardwalk Gaming Centre Randstad
Michael Enterprise Audio & Visual GAGE Business Communication Inc. John McNabb Clothiers The Red Tulip

Bell Invest Barrie TD Canada Trust Barriston Law LLP Ontario Chamber of Commerce Canadian Chamber of Commerce Chamber Executives of Ontario