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Business Excellence Award Winners

Winners at BEAs for Membership Privileges

Since 2015, The Chamber has recognized exceptional businesses and business leaders in our community at the Business Excellence Awards. Annual award winners are presented with special bee sculptures in recognition of their achievements. (Scroll down to see all past winners!)

2022 Business Excellence Award Winners:

Businesswoman of the Year - Nora Spencer

Young Professional of the Year - Pavani Peri, Wes Rowe

Community Impact Award - Trevor Holman Photography
Finalists: Orange County Living Wage, The HBA of Durham Orange and Chatham Counties,

Innovative Business of the Year - Fitch Lumber & Hardware
Finalists: Kitware, Leigh Brain and Spine

Large Business of the Year - Atma Hotel Group
Finalists: Hendrick Southpoint Auto Mall, Wegmans

Mid-Sized Business of the YearCarrboro Plumbing Inc.
Finalists: Carrboro Coffee Roasters,  Flyleaf Books

Micro-Enterprise of the YearCarrboro Farmers' Market
Finalists: Areté Float Studio, The Frame & Print Shop

Nonprofit of the YearHope Renovations
Finalists: Community Home TrustOrange Literacy

New Business of the YearOlmaz Jewelers
Finalists: The Casual PintCraftboro Brewing Depot

Watch the unique 2021 Business Excellence Awards program here:
Click the category and business names below to review videos honoring past award winners: