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Barrie Business Awards 2022 Winners

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(Barrie – November 30, 2022) The Barrie Chamber of Commerce hosted the 20th Annual Barrie Business Awards Gala last evening at Liberty North. Mayor Alex Nuttall, City of Barrie Council, local dignitaries and businesses came out in force to celebrate the Barrie Business Community. Signature sponsor Meridian and Platinum sponsor Bell headed the powerhouse line up of corporate supporters of this year’s event.

It is with the support of our sponsors that the Barrie Chamber is able to encourage, support and highlight local businesses. They have our gratitude:

  • Meridian
  • Bell
  • City of Barrie
  • Georgian College
  • Invest Barrie
  • Nexim Healthcare Consultants
  • Innovative Automation
  • TD Bank
  • Busch Systems
  • Alectra Utilities
  • RBC Royal Bank
  • Grant Thornton
  • BMO, Bank of Montreal
  • ScotiaBank
  • Chambers Plan Employee Benefits
  • Barrie 360 / Rock 95 / Kool 107.5 / Fresh 93.1 / Big 101.1
  • Elliot Impact Media
  • Barrie Today
  • Aspen Films
  • Michael Enterprise Audio & Visual
  • Leah Smith-Size, Design by Size
  • Liberty North
  • Collins Clothiers / The Clothing Guy
  • Awardify
  • Gage Print & Packaging
  • Olive Oil Co, Barrie – Newmarket – Midland
  • Georgian Life Media Inc.

The awards are intended to acknowledge a set of values that recognizes social responsibility, entrepreneurial spirit, risk taking, ideas and innovation in the community.

The winners are:

  • City of Barrie, Mayor’s Employer of the Year Award:
    Busch Systems
  • BMO’s Manufacturing, Engineering & Construction Business Excellence Award:
    Canplas Industries Ltd.
  • RBC’s Service Business Excellence Award:
    Trooper Pet Veterinary Nursing
  • Meridian’s Hospitality & Tourism Excellence Award:
    Wine Journeys
  • Innovative Automation’s Not-For-Profit or Charitable Organization Award:
    Glowing Hearts Charity
  • Invest Barrie’s New Business Award:
    Jet Lag Voyages
  • Scotiabank’s Business Growth Award:
    Brian’s Little Electric Inc.
  • Alectra Utilitie’s Marketing & Promotions Award:
    Assisting You Social
  • Bell’s Pay It Forward Award:
    Barrie Chrysler and 400 Chrysler
  • TD’s Small Business of the Year Award:
    Baker Studios
  • Georgian College’s Young Professional of the Year Award:
    Tom Zinn, with Affordable Comfort
  • Grant Thornton’s Employee of the Year Award:
    Bill Bradbury, with Busch Systems
  • Busch System’s Arch Brown Entrepreneur Award of Excellence:
    Patricia Dent, with Grow Vantage

Finalist details can be found at:

For more information, please contact:

Paul Markle
Executive Director (He/Him)
121 Commerce Park Drive, Unit A
Barrie, Ontario L4N 8X1
(O) 705 - 721 - 5000 ext. 5
(C) 249-288-3540

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