After a record number of applications were submitted, the Greater Gainesville Chamber of Commerce has announced the finalists in this year’s Business of the Year Awards. Finalists were chosen after a panel of impartial judges from throughout our community volunteered to carefully review and score each application in the category they applied.
Here are this year’s Business of the Year Award Finalists:
Commitment to the Environment
Jones Edmunds, Solar Impact, Water Air & Research
Community Involvement Award
Better Homes & Gardens Real Estate – Thomas Group, Bogin Munns & Munns, Cade Museum, Scorpio
Employer of the Year
Conference Catalysts, Florida Credit Union, PHOS Creative
Leading Women’s Business
Arena Counseling & Wellness, Celebrate Primary Care, Pure Aesthetics
New Business Award
KidStrong, PeopleSolutionsNow, The Hatchetbury
Technology Company of the Year
Exactech, PHOS Creative, Slice Engineering
Small Business of the Year
Elevated Design and Construction, IndepenDANCE Studio, ServPro Alachua County West, The Selling Factory, Touching Hearts at Home
Large Business of the Year
Florida Credit Union, Gainesville Health & Fitness, Infotech, Tioga Town Center
Small Nonprofit of the Year
Boys & Girls Clubs of Northeast Florida – Alachua, Rebuilding Together, The Education Foundation
Large Nonprofit of the Year
Catholic Charities, Community Hospice & Palliative Care, Haven Hospice
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Award
Community Hospice & Palliative Care, Exactech, Infotech
All are welcome to join on Wednesday, December 1 at the University of Florida Performing Arts Center to celebrate and toast all these outstanding businesses. The evening will kick-off with cocktails and registration at 5:30PM followed by the awards ceremony at 7:00PM.
Hosts for the evening will be Jason Hurst of Colliers International, and Soly Schrack of Comfort Temp. And of course, it wouldn’t be a party without the live music and performance by Elio Piedra!
Recommended attire: Wear White on White.
General Admission Tickets are only $35 and will go on sale shortly.