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Nominees announced for the Kingston Business Awards 2024

The nominees have been announced for the Kingston Business Awards 2024, presented by title sponsor MNP LLP, partner sponsor Bell and organized by the Greater Kingston Chamber of Commerce. Across the ten award categories, there are 49 nominees, including:

Hospitality, presented by Coca-Cola Canada Bottling Ltd.: Frontenac Club, Improbable Escapes, Italo-Canadian Club of Kingston, and Maple Leaf Tours.

Social Impact, presented by Keys Job Centre: Novelis, Seniors Association Kingston Region, and Support Local Giveaway/Shop Local Kingston.

New Business of the Year, presented by Blumetric Environmental Inc.: Clean Comfort Home Improvements, Harlowe Green, and Limestone Legal Services.

Young Entrepreneur: Darcy Greenaway of One Gear Hockey, Holly Ryan of Art by Holly Ryan, Katrina Kryza of Thrifty Girl, and Reza Kashi of Digital Visibility.

Skilled Trades, presented by RBC Royal Bank: SnapCab Canada, Tomlinson Group of Companies, and The Westwood Group of Companies Ltd.

Customer Experience: The Annex Spa, Capers Custom Catering, Cloud Metric Inc., Events & Management Plus Inc., General Brock's Commissary, Handy Fairies, Hulpr Patient Transfer and Personal Support, Jani-King of Eastern Ontario, LearningBrick, Ontario Medical Supply, Parsam Immigration Services Inc., and Residence Inn by Marriott Kingston Water's Edge.

Non-Profit: BGC South East, Extend-A-Family Kingston, Friends of the Penitentiary Museum, The John Howard Society of Kingston, and Seniors Association Kingston Region.

Arts & Culture, presented by Enbridge Gas Inc.: B2F Media Inc (Branded to Film), Bottle Tree Productions, and Kingston School of Art.

Employer of the Year, presented by Restart Employment Services: BluMetric, Cloud Metric Inc., Imperium Social (Blue Collar Marketing), Jani-King of Eastern Ontario, Novelis, Plan A Kingston & Quinte, Tomlinson, and Veritasa Law Office Professional Corporation.

Business Person of the Year, presented by McDonald's Restaurants of Greater Kingston Area: Brittany Grunig of Bell Media Radio, Erin Finn of Re/Max Finest Realty Inc., and Leanne O'Mara of JE Agnew Foods Ltd.


“It is an honor to produce the Kingston Business Awards, the premier awards show celebrating the achievements of our business community. On behalf of the Greater Kingston Chamber of Commerce’s Board of Directors, KBA committee and Chamber staff we would like to congratulate all the nominees” said Karen Cross, CEO of Greater Kingston Chamber of Commerce. “The Kingston Business Awards is our way of connecting Kingston businesses with the community and recognizing the excellence of these institutions and their employees.”

We would also like to thank our sponsors for their fundamental support: BMO - Bank of Montreal, Via Rail Canada Inc., Cunningham Swan Carty Little & Bonham LLP, Diamond Hotels Management Inc., Aspen Web Services, BGM Metalworks, Westwood Group of Companies and James Media.

Join us Thursday, May 16, at the Isabel Bader Center as we celebrate the remarkable achievements of our business community.

Tickets are available on our website

Opportunities still exist to support this event, and interested organizations should contact

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