The Cornwall and Area Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce the winners of the BEA+ 2020 Awards and the launch of the first edition of the BEA+ magazine.
The Cornwall and Area Chamber of Commerce celebrates businesses and individuals in Cornwall, SDG, and Akwesasne annualy through the Business Excellence Awards presentations, including the Citizen of the Year Award. This year, the Cornwall and Area Chamber of Commerce has flipped the script on how the Business Excellence Awards will be celebrated by replacing the normal gala ceremony with a print publication – BEA+. Through the BEA+ magazine, each award winner will be highlighted individually.
The BEA+ 2020 Award winners are as follows:
Entrepreneur of the Year: Andrew Seguin
Community Impact Award: ACC Futures and Eastern Ontario Training Board
Tourism Excellnce: Archie’s Family Golf Centre
Large Business: Minimax
Small Business of the Year: ZipGrow
Sustainability Award: The Local Fill
Inclusion & Diversity Award: The Happy Popcorn Co.
Above & Beyond Award: Cheyenne, Corey & Jackson, Beth, Cayde
Economic Impact Award: SigmaPoint
Lifetime Achievement Award: Andre Pommier, Pommier Jewellers
2020 Citizen of the Year Award: Stephen Douris
“We are thrilled to announce this year’s BEA+ winners,” claims Shannon Lebrun, President of the Cornwall and Area Chamber of Commerce. “Each one has been a champion for Cornwall throughout 2020 and exemplifies leadership, creativity, and collaboration. And a whole-hearted thank you goes out to our collaborators and sponsors whose support made the BEA+ possible.”
“We are very proud of each winner of this year’s BEA+ 2020 Awards,” claims Greg Pietersma, the Executive Director of the Cornwall and Area Chamber of Commerce. “Each one is deserving of recognition for the work they do to make Cornwall a great community. We are also very proud of the outcome of the BEA+ magazine – it surpasses what we could have imagined. From the story-writing to the overall design, the BEA+ exceeds our expectations, and we are very pleased to share this publication with the citizens of Cornwall, SDG, and Akwesasne.”
The BEA+ was made possible by the creative talents of Big Catch Communications, Shawna O’Neill, Nicholas Seguin Creative, LadouceurPHOTO, and Marriner Design.
BEA+ will be available in a variety of hotels and tourist locations in Cornwall. SDG, and Akwesasne. A digital copy will also be available on the website www.cornwallchamber.com and Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ChamberCornwall
Through leadership, creativity and collaboration, the Cornwall and Area Chamber of Commerce will build a fertile entrepreneurial ecosystem.