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Business Inspiration Awards

Our Annual Business Awards Luncheon honors the mindful decisions of business members with our Business Inspiration Awards.  The categories awarded include:  Environmental Champion of the Year, Visionary of the Year, Corporate Humanitarian of the Year and Innovator of the Year.

We feature a fun and informative keynote speaker and honor chamber members celebrating milestone membership anniversaries.


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Chamber's Annual Business Award Recipients

Since 2000, the Canandaigua Chamber of Commerce has honored its business members with the Annual Business Awards in Tourism, Retail, Industry and Service categories.  Winners are chosen based on certain criteria, including length of operation, length and depth of involvement in the Chamber and/or community, business contribution to the community and outstanding achievement in business.  Awards are presented at the Chamber’s Business Awards Luncheon along with recognition of the chamber’s milestone memberships.


Tourism     New York Kitchen
Service     The Friend Team
Retail     Lazy Acre Alpacas/Alpaca Country Clothing & Gifts
Industry     Finger Lakes Extrusion



Tourism     Break the Ice Media
Service     Care Net Pregnancy Center of Canandaigua
Retail     Peacemaker Brewing   Company
Industry     Canandaigua National Bank & Trust


Tourism     Finger Lakes Visitors Connection
Service     Wood Library
Retail     Canandaigua Federal Credit Union #16176
Industry     JD Chapman Agency, Inc.


Tourism     Ontario County Historical Society
Service     Greater Canandaigua Family YMCA
Retail     Habitat for Humanity of Ontario County, NY/ReStore
Industry     Halco Energy


Tourism     Lazy Acre Alpacas
Service     Finger Lakes Community College
Retail     Thompson Guild Gallery Gift Shop
Industry     Leonard's Express, Inc.


Tourism     Roseland Bowl Family Fun Center
Service     Tall Trainer Fitness Systems
Retail     Image Custom Audio & Video
Industry     CB Craft Brewers


Tourism     Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion State Historic Park
Service     Nu-Look Collision Centers, Inc.
Retail     Ryan's Wine & Spirits
Industry     LaBarge Media


Tourism     CMAC (Constellation Brands-Marvin Sands Performing Arts Center
Service     Park West Hair Design & Spa, Inc.
Retail     Rockcastle Florist
Industry     Rochester Gas & Electric Corp./NYSEG


Tourism     Miami Motel
Service     Woodlawn Cemetery
Retail     Wick-edly Sent Soap and Candle Company
Industry     Patrick Constructors, Inc.


Tourism     Granger Homestead Society, Inc.
Service     Mercy Flight Central, Inc.
Retail     Canandaigua Carpets, Inc.
Industry     Constellation Brands


Tourism     Arbor Hill Grapery
Service     Patty’s Place
Retail     Pat Rini Rohrer Gallery
Industry     Iversen Construction Corp.


Tourism     Bristol Mountain Resort
Service     Kennedy & Son Funeral Home, Inc.
Retail     Randall Farnsworth Auto Group
Industry     Artizahn Dental Studio, Inc.


Tourism     Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack
Service     American Red Cross- West Ontario Office
Retail     Crown Jewelers
Industry     Moore Printing Co., Inc.


Tourism     Captain Gray’s Boat Tours
Service     Canandaigua Bus Tours
Retail     Dick Anthony LTD
Industry     Commodore Machine


Service     Ontario ARC/Abbey Industries
Retail     Mobile Music
Industry     Finger Lakes Technologies Group, Inc.


Tourism     Canandaigua Inn on the Lake
Service     Thompson Health
Retail     Sweet Expressions
Industry     Messenger Post Newspapers


Tourism     Bristol Valley Theatre
Service     The Eye Care Center
Retail     G. Jones Furniture
Industry     Canandaigua Wine Company


Tourism     AAA of Canandaigua
Service     Literacy Volunteers
Retail     The Country Ewe
Industry     Pactiv


Tourism     Canandaigua Inn on the Lake
Service     Ontario County Arts Council
Retail     Canandaigua Motors
Industry     Ultrafab
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