2024 Business Award Winners

Kentville, NS (June 7, 2024) – The Annapolis Valley Chamber of Commerce is delighted to announce the distinguished winners of the 2024 Business Awards, recognizing outstanding contributions and achievements within our local business community.

The awards ceremony, held annually, celebrates the entrepreneurial spirit, innovation, and commitment to excellence demonstrated by businesses and individuals throughout the Annapolis Valley region.

After careful consideration and review by our esteemed panel of judges, the following businesses and individuals have been honored as category winners:

  • New Business of the Year: Nova Heat Pumps & Air Conditioning
  • Small Business of the Year: Annapolis Valley Air Management
  • Large Business of the Year: Lew Murphy Restaurant Group
  • Diversity, Equity, Accessibility & Inclusion Advancement Award: Bee’s Knees General Store & Bakery
  • Entrepreneur of the Year: Julie Ogilvie
  • Not-For-Profit of the Year: Open Arms Resource Centre
  • Innovator of the Year: Benjamin Bridge

In addition to these remarkable achievements, the Annapolis Valley Chamber of Commerce is thrilled to present the Lifetime Achievement Award to Pete Luckett, in recognition of his exceptional contributions and longstanding dedication to the growth and prosperity of our community.

The Annapolis Valley Chamber of Commerce extends its sincere congratulations to all the winners and nominees for their outstanding accomplishments and contributions to the economic and social fabric of the Annapolis Valley region.

For more information about the Annapolis Valley Chamber of Commerce and its initiatives, please visit www.annapolisvalleychamber.ca


About the Annapolis Valley Chamber of Commerce

The AVCC is a respected business organization with significant influence across the Annapolis Valley, spanning from Kings County to Lawrencetown. Representing over 350 businesses and their employees, the AVCC has been a pivotal voice in the Annapolis Valley business community for over 128 years. AVCC works closely with members and other organizations to cultivate the most vibrant business environment possible. Through strategic advocacy, the delivery of valuable programs and services, and the facilitation and promotion of various business initiatives, the AVCC remains dedicated to fostering growth and prosperity throughout the region.

For more information, contact:
Nyla Frank-Rodgers
Executive Director