• Chamber Announces Winners for the 2016 Business Excellence Awards

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    May 16, 2016

    Chamber ANNOUNCES WINNERS for the 2016 Business Excellence Awards
    Chapel Hill, NC – On Friday, May 13, the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce announced the winners of the second annual Business Excellence Awards (the BEAs) at a red carpet affair at the Center for the Dramatic Art, home of PlayMakers Repertory Company, with nearly 300 in attendance.
    The winners for the Business Excellence Awards are:

    New Business of the Year: Silverspot Cinema
    Innovation Award: Seal the Seasons
    Community Impact: Club Nova Community, Inc.
    University Born Business: Sweeps
    Micro-Enterprise of the Year (0-5 employees): Balloons & Tunes
    Mid-Size Business of the Year (6-50 employees) presented by Bank of North Carolina: DSI Comedy Theater

    Large Business of the Year (51+ employees) presented by SunTrust: The Carolina Inn
    Non-Profit of the Year presented by Triangle Community Foundation: TABLE
    Business Woman of the Year: Sharon Hill, Sharon Hill International
    CHYP Young Professional of the Year presented by Eller Capital Partners: Zach Ward, DSI Comedy

    The WCHL/Chapelboro.com People’s Choice Awards were also announced.  The winners are:

    Best Medical Services: UNC Hospitals
    Best Real Estate: Weaver Street Realty
    Best Overnight Hospitality: The Carolina Inn
    Best Special Events Venue: The Carolina Inn
    Best Locally Grown/Made: Carrboro Farmers’ Market and Maple View Farm (tie)
    Best Customer Service: Auto Logic
    Best Eats: Mediterranean Deli
    Best Wheels: Chapel Hill Tire
    Best Shopping: Southern Season
    Best Health & Wellness: Chapel Hill-Carrboro YMCA
    Best Drinks: The Crunkleton
    Best Professional Services: Tom Holt
    Best Animal Services: Green Beagle Lodge
    Best Happy Home: Carrboro Plumbing
    Best Helping Hands: Extraordinary Ventures



    The Chapel Hill-Carrboro (NC) Chamber of Commerce is a business leadership organization serving the greater Chapel Hill, NC community.  The Chamber serves and supports the business interests of its more than 1,200 members and helps create a sustainable community where they can thrive.                                  

    Kristen Smith, Vice President, Advocacy and Engagement
    ksmith@carolinachamber.org, (919) 357-9988