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Chamber Announces 2022 Small Business of the Year Honorees
BOSTON, MA – The Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce is pleased to award six Massachusetts small businesses with the title of Small Business of the Year. The annual Small Business of the Year Awards showcase the contributions of businesses to our communities, celebrating their remarkable vision and resilience in the categories of Diversity and Inclusion, Cultural Excellence, Community Impact, Innovation and Growth, CEO Leadership, and Small Business Champion.
“Congratulations to the six honorees of our annual Small Business of the Year Awards. The small businesses of Massachusetts have always bolstered our economy by creating careers and driving opportunity in every community. We must continue to celebrate and champion small businesses,” said James E. Rooney, President and CEO of the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce.
2022 Small Business of the Year Award Categories and Honorees are as follows:
Diversity & Inclusion: Nitsch Engineering, Inc.
Nitsch Engineering, a woman-owned business, is committed to building stronger and more resilient communities through client collaboration and advocacy. At Nitsch Engineering, the engineers, land surveyors, and planners deliver sustainable and creative project solutions to clients.
Cultural Excellence: City Point Partners
City Point Partners, a woman-owned construction services firm, provides technical expertise to support design and construction projects. Experienced with horizontal and vertical construction projects, City Point Partners works with private and public clients to create solutions for each project.
Community Impact: JOHNLEONARD
JOHNLEONARD is an employment agency, providing direct hire, temporary, contract, temporary to hire, and payroll services. Working with firms and corporations of all sizes and industries, JOHNLEONARD offers strategic staffing solutions with an extensive pipeline of candidates.
Innovation & Growth: Green Energy Mechanical, Inc.
Green Energy Mechanical, Inc., a family-owned business located in Canton, MA, offers high-quality heating, air conditioning, and plumbing services. With experienced technicians focused on customer service, Green Energy Mechanical, Inc. delivers meaningful results with their installations and services.
CEO Leadership: Benchmark Strategies
Benchmark Strategies offers extensive services, including public affairs, government relations, lobbying, and media strategy. From public sector business development to state and municipal public affairs to economic development consulting, Benchmark Strategies is dedicated to helping clients achieve their objectives.
Small Business Champion: Alcove
Located along the waterfront at Boston’s Lovejoy Wharf, Alcove restaurant serves coastal New England dishes and proudly champions their West End neighborhood. The menu includes locally sourced meats, line-caught seafood, and farm fresh vegetables.
The Chamber’s Small Business of the Year Awards are sponsored by HarborOne Bank.
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