Congratulations to our 2023 Nominees!

The Celebration of Business Excellence Awards Ceremony will take place on Saturday, April 22, 2023 at the Grand Maple Event Centre in Hastings.

Presented by the Trent Hills Chamber of Commerce with the generous support of our sponsors.

2023 Award Nominees

EXCELLENCE IN BUSINESS
Retail-based Business

Sponsored by Trent Hills Accounting Services

  • Fogorig Brewing (Campbellford)
  • GreenMoxie Store (Warkworth) – AWARD RECIPIENT
  • River’s Edge on Front (Hastings)
  • School House Decor (Warkworth)
  • Sharpe’s Food Market (Campbellford)

EXCELLENCE IN BUSINESS
Service-based Business

Sponsored by
Dooher’s Bakery

  • Bigredtruck (Warkworth)
  • Bridgewater Cafe and Pizza (Hastings)
  • D’s Island Shack (Campbellford)
  • Dockside Bistro (Campbellford) – AWARD RECIPIENT
  • Friesen’s Smokehaus (Warkworth)
  • Laneway Laundry (Campbellford)
  • Tommy’s Pizzeria (Campbellford)

CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE
Retail-based Business

Sponsored by
Allen Insurance Group

  • The Peculiar Platypus (Campbellford)
  • pepper’s Pet Food & Supplies (Hastings)
  • River’s Edge on Front (Hastings)
  • Sharpe’s Food Market (Campbellford)
  • Stedmans – J.B. O’Brien & Sons (Campbellford)
  • Sunday’s Company (Warkworth) – AWARD RECIPIENT

CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE
Service-based Business

Sponsored by
pepper’s Pet Food & Supplies

  • A Step Above Footcare (Campbellford) – AWARD RECIPIENT
  • Ashley Tinney-Fischer Professional Corporation (Campbellford)
  • Be My Guest Family Restaurant (Campbellford)
  • Dockside Bistro (Campbellford)
  • Fast Eddie’s Diner (Campbellford)
  • Grand Maple Event Centre (Hastings)
  • Leisa Peacock, RMT & Holistic Therapist (Warkworth)
  • McGillicafey’s Pub (Hastings)
  • S(he) Day Spa (Hastings)

EMERGING ENTREPRENEUR

Sponsored by
Kinch Eddie Litigation

  • D’s Island Shack (Campbellford)
  • Focal Brewing (Hastings)
  • The Peculiar Platypus (Campbellford)
  • School House Decor (Warkworth)
  • Small Town Productions (Campbellford)
  • Spiritleaf (Campbellford) – AWARD RECIPIENT
  • Tommy’s Pizzeria (Campbellford)
  • Weekenders Vintage (Warkworth)

EXCELLENCE IN TOURISM

Sponsored by
Centre & Main Chocolate

  • Antonia’s Bistro (Campbellford) – AWARD RECIPIENT
  • Dooher’s Bakery (Campbellford)
  • Fogorig Brewing (Campbellford)
  • MoreRoses Apiaries and Honey (Hastings)
  • Our Lucky Stars Cafe and Coffee Roasters (Warkworth)
  • The Rustic Willows (Campbellford)

COMMUNITY IMPACT

Sponsored by
RBC Financial Group

  • Be My Guest Family Restaurant (Campbellford) – AWARD RECIPIENT
  • Fast Eddie’s Diner (Campbellford)
  • The Fox Hollow Pet Boutique (Warkworth)
  • The GreenMoxie Store (Warkworth)

NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION

Sponsored by
Ontario Power Generation (OPG)

  • Aron Theatre Co-op (Campbellford)
  • ArtWorth Trent Hills Arts and Nature Camp (Trent Hills)
  • The Bridge Hospice (Warkworth) – AWARD RECIPIENT
  • Career Edge (Campbellford)
  • Promised Land Animal Sanctuary (Campbellford)
  • Westben Centre for Connection & Creativity Through Music (Campbellford)

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

Sponsored by
Let’s Get Social Canada

  • Campbellford Business Improvement Area (BIA) 
  • Friesen’s Smokehaus (Warkworth)
  • Grand Maple Event Centre (Hastings) – AWARD RECIPIENT
  • Master Submarine (Campbellford)
  • Trent Severn Supply Co. (Campbellford)

EXCELLENCE IN DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION

Sponsored by
The Peculiar Platypus

  • The Fox Hollow Pet Boutique (Warkworth)
  • The General on Millpond (Hastings) – AWARD RECIPIENT
  • Trent Hills Pride
  • Westben Centre for Connection & Creativity Through Music (Campbellford)

EXCELLENCE IN WORKPLACE WELLNESS AND CULTURE

Sponsored by
Master Submarine

  • Ashley-Tinney Fischer Professional Corporation (Campbellford)
  • Bridge Street Dental Centre (Campbellford)
  • Campbellford Memorial Hospital
  • Shades of Gray Indigenous Pet Treats (Roseneath) – AWARD RECIPIENT

The following awards will also be presented during the Awards Ceremony on Saturday, April 22, 2023:

INCLUSIVE COMMUNITY EMPLOYER

Sponsored by Community Living Campbellford/Brighton

The sponsoring organization will select a business as a recipient that demonstrates strong values and practices towards hiring person/persons with an intellectual disability, dedicated to enriching the lives of others through employment.

2023 AWARD RECIPIENT – Sharpe’s Food Market

CHAIR’S AWARD

Sponsored by the Trent Hills Chamber of Commerce

The recipient of this award will be chosen from amongst all the business nominees that have demonstrated the ability to rapidly adapt and respond to business disruptions, such as the global pandemic. They have shown tremendous skills and have been adept at evolving their practices, policies and procedures, ensuring business viability and/or community contribution.

2023 AWARD RECIPIENT – Fogorig Brewing

Presented by the Trent Hills Chamber of Commerce with the generous support of our sponsors:

Title Sponsors

Gala Sponsors

Event Sponsors

Allen Insurance Group
Ontario Power Generation OPG