*Recipients in bold


Business Citizen of the Year

Sponsored by Nexicom


Entrepreneurial Spirit

Sponsored by Gauvreau & Associates Professional Accountants 

  • Havelock Metal Co.
  • Home Suite Home Transitions
  • Publican House Brewery

Supply Chain 

Sponsored by Peterborough Community Futures Development Corporation

  • Carolina's Colombia 
  • Discovery Dream Homes
  • Persian Empire Distillery

Skilled Trades 

Sponsored by Business Development Bank of Canada

  • Fransky Mechanical
  • Mortlock Construction Inc.  
  • R&M Smith Contracting Ltd.


Sponsored by BMO Financial Group 

  • The Land Canadian Adventures
  • Peterborough & the Kawarthas Tourism 
  • Publican House Brewery


Sponsored by Sysco Central Ontario, Inc.

  • The Brickhouse Craft Burger
  • The Venue

Micro Business - Fewer than 5 employees

Sponsored by Gastles

  • Christensen Fine Art
  • CrossFit PTBO
  • Let's Get Digital - Recipient!

Retail - Chain / Franchise 

Sponsored by RBC Financial Group 

  • Allstate Insurance Peterborough
  • Leon's Furniture
  • Long & McQuade

Retail - Non-Chain / Non-Franchise

Sponsored by The Peterborough Examiner

  • Euphoria Wellness Spa
  • Jo Anne's Place
  • Wild Rock Outfitters Inc.

Customer First 

Sponsored by TD Canada Trust

  • Camp Kawartha
  • Home Suite Home Transitions
  • MicroAge Peterborough

Local Focus

Sponsored by Trent University

  • Kawartha Local
  • The Land Canadian Adventures
  • Peterborough Farmers' Market

Innovation / Research & Development

Sponsored by Greater Peterborough Innovation Cluster

  • Entomo Farms
  • Noblegen
  • Swish Maintenance Ltd

Commercial Restoration / Renovation 

Sponsored by City of Peterborough 

  • Ashburnham Realty (242 Hunter Street) 
  • Bennett's Home Furnishings
  • Investors Group Financial Services

Marketing & Promotion 

Sponsored by BDO Canada LLP 

  • Anden Kitchen & Bath Centre
  • Birchview Design
  • Mega Experience 

Environmental Practices 

Sponsored by County of Peterborough

  • Discovery Dream Homes
  • GreenUP
  • Sustainable Peterborough

Health & Wellness 

Sponsored by Peterborough Regional Health Centre

  • Adaptive Health Care Solutions
  • Hot Yoga Peterborough Wellness Institute - Recipient!
  • My Left Breast


Sponsored by Fleming College

  • Cuddles for Cancer
  • New Canadians Centre Peterborough
  • Trent University

Employer of the Year 

Sponsored by LLF LAWYERS LLP 

  • GM Financial
  • Kal Tire
  • Wild Rock Outfitters Inc.


Sponsored by Peterborough Distribution Inc.

  • Mike Doherty 
  • Adam Noble 
  • Brianna Salmon 
  • Michael VanDerHerberg 

newcomer Entrepreneur of the Year

Sponsored by Fleming College

  • Nigina Azimova & Khaja Humayon Sidiqi
  • Javier Bravo
  • Catia Skinner

Student Business Leadership Bursary Recipients 

Sponsored by Peterborough Economic Development

  • Jungeon Kim - Fleming College (Business Administration - Marketing)
  • David Shadlock - Trent University (Business Administration - Accounting)