Barrie Chamber Of Commerce Business Award Nominees

Winners to be announced November 12

Some Barrie businesses getting rave reviews. The Chamber of Commerce has released the list of finalists for its 2015 Business Awards. It includes a new category this year called 4 under 40 – recognizing those under the age of 40 who are running their own businesses. The winners will be announced at a gala event November 12. Here is the list of nominees:

Rikki Lovejoy Productions Retail Sector Business Excellence Award
* Barrie Harley-Davidson
* Flooring by Design
* Unique Sleep Solutions Inc.

RBC Royal Bank Development & Manufacturing Sector Business Excellence Award
* Aventech Research Inc.
* Munro Ltd.
* Tuck Sheet Metal Inc.

Scotiabank Service Sector Business Excellence Award
* Daisy A Day Home Care Inc.
* Michael Enterprise Audio & Visual
* Suite Success

Georgian College Hospitality & Tourism Sector Business Excellence Award
* Donaleigh’s Irish Public House
* Grilled Cheese Social Eatery
* Made in Mexico Restaurant and Cantina

OLG Not-For-Profit or Charitable Organization Award
* Hospice Simcoe
* May Court Club of Barrie
* Seasons Centre for Grieving Children

Invest Barrie New Business Award
* Barrie Olive Oil Company Inc.
* Canvas and Cabernet
* Tuck Sheet Metal Inc.

Barrie Examiner Marketing & Promotions Award
* The Faris Team Corp. (Royal LePage First Contact Realty The Faris Team Brokerage, Independently Owned and Operated)
* Pie Media Group
* Tyger Shark

PowerStream Inc. Environmental Practices Award
* Boon Burger Barrie
* EarthTreks
* Tourism Barrie (Explore Lake Simcoe)

Employer of the Year Award presented by the City of Barrie Mayor
* DriveWise
* Howard Noble Insurance Limited
* Verico The Mortgage Wellness Group

Bell Community Builder Award
* Firewise Training and Consulting Inc.
* Liberty Tax Service
* North American (Park Place) Corporation

Bank of Montreal Franchisee Award
* Joe’s No Frills
* KKP Barrie, a Division of Kwik Kopy Printing
* Liberty Tax Service

Going Global Award
* TNR Industrial Doors
* Tyger Shark

Chamber Entrepreneur Award of Excellence inspired by Arch Brown
* Cyndee Barrette, CRAZY BITCH BBQ SAUCE
* Mark Faris, The Faris Team Corp.
* Sandra Roberts, Pie Media Group

Busch Systems 4 Under 40
* Nathan Ayrheart, Georgian Detailing
* Andrew Burke, Georgian Detailing
* Mark Faris, The Faris Team Corp.
* Ryan Giffen, Shred North & Archive Document Storage
* Melanie Karas, Castle & Park, Urban Vintage Interiors
* Jean Leggett, One More Story Games, Inc.
* Tyler Murray, Tyger Shark