Parry Sound Area Chamber of Commerce
September 22, 2023 was the celebration of the the Parry Sound and Area Chamber of Commerce 2023 Business Excellence Awards on the beautiful Island Queen. Entertainment was provided by Briar Summers and delicious food by the Parry Sound High School Culinary Team.
President's Choice Award
The President’s Choice Award, sponsored by Parry Sound Area Chamber of Commerce is a special recognition award to a Member business that the President of the Board thinks is most deserving to win. This chamber member is always actively promoting and dedicating their time to the chamber. This business has been a long-standing member, not only within the community, but in the Chamber of Commerce network as well.
Winner: Peter Istvan Photography
Gail Burrows, Board Chair, says:
Well deserved. You have been a long time supporter for business in multiple roles/volunteer/personal interest facets. Can’t think of a better individual that epitomizes the Chamber philosophy of Connect, Learn and Advocate.
Community Spirit Award
Winner: The Drop Parry Sound
Outstanding Customer Service Award
The Outstanding Customer Service Award, sponsored by Norbram Group Insurance Benefits Inc. is an award presented to a Chamber Member that has gone above and beyond in providing superior customer service.
Winner: Bearly Used Books
Award accepted on behalf of Bearly Used Books
Chamber Champion Award
The Chamber Champion Award, sponsored by Donald T Ritchie Insurance Broker Ltd. A Division of McDougall Insurance is an award that recognizes the efforts of a Chamber Member, who champions the Chamber of Commerce's efforts through effective use of Social Media sharing, word of mouth or display of support.
Winner: Moose FM 103.3 Parry Sound
Growth and Innovation Award
The Growth & Innovation Award, sponsored by Parry Sound Community Business and Development Centre is an award presented to a Chamber business that has demonstrated determination, perseverance, and growth. This could encompass expansions into new markets or location growth, introduction of new products or services and positive local impact.
Winner: Legend Spirits Company
Entrepreneur of the Year Award
The Entrepreneur of the Year Award, sponsored by Peter Istvan Photography is an award presented to a Chamber Member who is either in their first year, or a business who has made outstanding strides in the past year.
Winner: Sound Wealth Financial
People's Choice Award
Winner: Parry Sound Forest School
The Business of the Year Award
Winner: Sound Youth Counselling
All images are from Thom Morrissey Photography. View more photos from the 2023 Parry Sound of Chamber Commerce Business Excellence Awards.