*Recipients in bold


Business Citizen of the Year

Sponsored by Nexicom

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Entrepreneurial Spirit- 3 Years or less

Sponsored by Branded Merchandise

  • Evergreen Farm
  • Phoenix Alternative Learning Centre
  • Sign-A-Rama


Sponsored by BMO Financial Group

  • MicroAge Technology Solutions
  • Operitel Corporation
  • Steelworks Design Inc.

Manufacturing - Fewer than 50 employees

Sponsored by Peterborough Community Futures Development Corporation

  • Paliski Boats
  • Roto Spa
  • Steelworks Design Inc.

MANUFACTURING - more than 50 employees

Sponsored by Business Development Bank of Canada

  • C & T Tool and Machine Inc.
  • Nefab Inc.
  • Quickmill Inc.


Sponsored by RBC Financial Group 

  • Baxter Creek Country Club Ltd.
  • Festival of Lights
  • Hutchison House


Sponsored by Sysco Food Services of Central Ontario

  • Burnham Mansion Restaurant
  • Chef Christopher's Catering
  • The Magic Rolling Pin

Micro Business - Fewer than 5 employees

Sponsored by Darling Insurance

  • Keyzers Automation Inc.
  • Community Alternative Funeral & Cremation Services Ltd.
  • Crawford Building Consultants Inc.


Sponsored by The Peterborough Examiner

  • Friendly Fires
  • Gateway Powersport & Marine Ltd.
  • Knock on Wood and More

Customer First 

Sponsored by TD Canada Trust

  • Community Alternative Funeral & Cremation Services Ltd.
  • P.G. Towns & Sons Ltd.
  • YMCA of Peterborough

Innovation / Research & Development

Sponsored by Greater Peterborough Area Economic Development Corp.

  • Quickmill Inc.
  • Slidewinder
  • Smithworks

Commercial Restoration / Renovation 

Sponsored by City of Peterborough 

  • The Eco Laundry Room
  • Impact Communications
  • Phoenix Alternative Learning Centre

Marketing & Promotion 

Sponsored by BDO Dunwoddy LLP 

  • Incite Design & Media
  • Treehouse Studio
  • Visualeyez Creative

Environmental Practices 

Sponsored by County of Peterborough

  • Camp Kawartha
  • The Eco Laundry Room
  • Shish-Kabob Hut

Health & Wellness 

Sponsored by Dental Homecare Inc.

  • Dr. Doug's Family Chiropractic Centre
  • Kawartha Participation Projects
  • Peterborough Physiotherapy & Sports Injury Clinic


Sponsored by Fleming College

  • Festival of Trees
  • Lang Pioneer Village Museum
  • United Way of Peterborough District

Employer of the Year 

Sponsored by Lockington Lawless Fitzpatrick LLP

  • Nexicom Inc.
  • Operitel Corporation
  • Quickmill Inc.


Sponsored by Peterborough Chamber of Commerce and the Small Business Week Committee

  • Rachel Albright, Fleming College
  • Virginia Portmann, Trent University