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2015 Business of the Year Award Winners

2015 Business of the Year Award Winners

The Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce and presenting sponsor SunTrust bank are honored to announce the 2015 Business of the Year award winners.

Join us in congratulating…

  • Cloud 9 Spa Salon – Leading Women’s Enterprise
    • presented by ProActive Tax & Accounting
  • Solar Impact – Commitment to the Environment
    • presented by Florida Credit Union
  • The Best Restoration – Best Minority Owned Business
    • presented by Foresight Construction
  • First Magnitude Brewing Company – Best New/Startup Business
    • presented by UF Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Children’s Home Society of Florida – Best Nonprofit
    • presented by ServPro of Alachua County West
  • MindTree – Best Tech Company
    • presented by Northwestern Mutual
  • Endoscopy Replacement Parts – Best Manufacturing Company
    • presented by Targeted Training Solutions
  • InfoTech – Best Overall Large Business
    • presented by Parisleaf
  • New Scooters 4 Less – Best Overall Small Business
    • presented by Front Street Commercial Real Estate Group

Business owners and professionals packed the room last Friday at the Best Western Gateway Grand in eager anticipation to see if their company won and/or to congratulate their fellow business colleagues in winning this year’s Business of the Year award. The Gainesville Chamber hosts this celebratory luncheon annually to recognize the best and brightest in area businesses.

MC Niko Clemmons, a WCJB TV20 reporter, launched the program by thanking sponsors and welcoming guests. Attendees were embraced by a collaborative theme rendered by puzzle pieces in table decor and stage display. Attendees heard from Rory Causseaux, Treasurer of the Gainesville Chamber Board of Directors; Susan Davenport, President and CEO of the Gainesville Chamber and Council for Economic Outreach; Brian Parks, President and CEO of SunTrust Bank in Jacksonville, FL; and Gil Levy, Chairman of the Gainesville Chamber Membership Task Force.

Also, thank you to 2015 Business of the Year vendors: 3G Video Production Services, Best Western Gateway Grand, Keith Watson Events, RA/Ven Audio Visual Solutions, StorterChilds/Yurlogo and Williams & Co. Events.

Be sure to thank these area business leaders for their contribution to building a stronger business community!

Click here to view a photo recap of the 2015 Business of the Year award luncheon. <<hyperlink to photos on FB>>

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