*Recipients in bold


Business Citizen of the Year

Sponsored by Nexicom

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Entrepreneurial Spirit

Sponsored by Operitel Corporation 

  • Lakeshore Designs
  • R.J. Brown Insurance Broker
  • Robert D. Gauvreau, Chartered Accountant


Sponsored by Peterborough Community Futures Development Corporation

  • Discovery Dream Homes
  • Siemens Canada Ltd
  • Sunrise Power Corp.

Skilled Trades 

Sponsored by Business Development Bank

  • Bruce Maly Plumbing & Drain Services Inc.
  • C & T Tool & Machine Inc.
  • Hickory Dickory Decks


Sponsored by Robert Gauvreau Professional Corporation

  • Peterborough Little Lake Musicfest
  • Survivors Abreast
  • Woodhaven Country Lodge


Sponsored by Sysco Central Ontario, Inc.

  • Pine Vista Resort
  • Super 8 Peterborough
  • The Pizza Factory

Micro Business - Fewer than 5 employees

Sponsored by
The Staffing Connection / Level A

  • Lakeshore Designs
  • Spark360 Media
  • That Special Touch Wedding & Event Decor

Retail - Chain / Franchise 

Sponsored by RBC Financial Group

  • Marlin Travel
  • Peterborough Volkswagen Ltd.
  • Sears Canada Inc.

Retail - Non-Chain / Non-Franchise

Sponsored by The Peterborough Examiner

  • Brant Office Supply Ltd.
  • Community Alternative Funeral & Cremation Services Ltd.
  • Flavour / Plush / S.O.S.

Customer First 

Sponsored by TD Canada Trust

  • Captain George's Fish & Family Restaurant
  • Driving Miss Daisy 
  • R.J. Brown Insurance Broker

Local Focus

Sponsored by Darling Insurance

  • Cogeco Cable Canada
  • Holiday Inn Peterborough Waterfront
  • Traynor Beef Farms

Innovation / Research & Development

Sponsored by Greater Peterborough Area Economic Development Corp.

  • Kawartha Endodontics 
  • PKA SoftTouch Corp.
  • Waymac Farms

Commercial Restoration / Renovation 

Sponsored by City of Peterborough 

  • Craftworks at the Barn
  • Dr. Joanna Hamilton, C. Psych
  • Kawartha Endodontics

Marketing & Promotion 

Sponsored by BDO Canada LLP 

  • International Dragon Boat Festival Communications Committee
  • Kawartha Credit Union
  • Peterborough Petes

Environmental Practices 

Sponsored by County of Peterborough

  • Green Eyewear Optical
  • M&M Recycling & Disposal 
  • Siemens Canada Ltd.

Health & Wellness 

Sponsored by Collins Barrow Chartered Accountants

  • Cosmetic Transformations 
  • Survivors Abreast
  • The Peterborough Chiropractic Group


Sponsored by Fleming College

  • Community Counselling & Resource Centre
  • Habitat for Humanity Peterborough & District
  • YWCA Peterborough, Victoria, and Haliburton

Employer of the Year 

Sponsored by LLF LAWYERS LLP 

  • BrandHealth Communications Inc.
  • Holiday Inn Peterborough Waterfront
  • Kawartha Credit Union


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

  • Jay Hamblin, Fleming College
  • Brian McCarthy, Trent University