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Chamber Announces Winners for the 2016 Business Excellence Awards

Chamber ANNOUNCES WINNERS for the 2016 Business Excellence Awards
Chapel Hill, NC – On Friday, May 13, the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce announced the winners of the second annual Business Excellence Awards (the BEAs) at a red carpet affair at the Center for the Dramatic Art, home of PlayMakers Repertory Company, with nearly 300 in attendance.
The winners for the Business Excellence Awards are:

New Business of the Year: Silverspot Cinema
Innovation Award: Seal the Seasons
Community Impact: Club Nova Community, Inc.
University Born Business: Sweeps
Micro-Enterprise of the Year (0-5 employees): Balloons & Tunes
Mid-Size Business of the Year (6-50 employees) presented by Bank of North Carolina: DSI Comedy Theater

Large Business of the Year (51+ employees) presented by SunTrust: The Carolina Inn
Non-Profit of the Year presented by Triangle Community Foundation: TABLE
Business Woman of the Year: Sharon Hill, Sharon Hill International
CHYP Young Professional of the Year presented by Eller Capital Partners: Zach Ward, DSI Comedy

The WCHL/ People’s Choice Awards were also announced.  The winners are:

Best Medical Services: UNC Hospitals
Best Real Estate: Weaver Street Realty
Best Overnight Hospitality: The Carolina Inn
Best Special Events Venue: The Carolina Inn
Best Locally Grown/Made: Carrboro Farmers’ Market and Maple View Farm (tie)
Best Customer Service: Auto Logic
Best Eats: Mediterranean Deli
Best Wheels: Chapel Hill Tire
Best Shopping: Southern Season
Best Health & Wellness: Chapel Hill-Carrboro YMCA
Best Drinks: The Crunkleton
Best Professional Services: Tom Holt
Best Animal Services: Green Beagle Lodge
Best Happy Home: Carrboro Plumbing
Best Helping Hands: Extraordinary Ventures



The Chapel Hill-Carrboro (NC) Chamber of Commerce is a business leadership organization serving the greater Chapel Hill, NC community.  The Chamber serves and supports the business interests of its more than 1,200 members and helps create a sustainable community where they can thrive.