The 34th Annual Excellence Awards will take place on Thursday, November 17th at the Hilton Philadelphia at Penn’s Landing. Since 1982, the Chamber has recognized the people and companies that have demonstrated unique vision, innovation and achievement in support of our region’s economy. Each year, winners are nominated by their regional business peers based on their demonstrated commitment to the advancement of the business community. This year, the Chamber has selected eight companies and two individuals as winners of the 2017 Excellence Awards. The winners represent small to mid-size businesses in one of the 10 industries or categories.

Read the story of this year’s winners:

» Customer Service Excellence of the Year Award: The Home Hero

» Family-Owned Business of the Year Award: Rhoads Industries »

» ImpactPHL Award: Message Agency »

» Manufacturer of the Year Award: Fiber-Line »

» Non-Profit Organization of the Year Award: Career Wardrobe »

» Professional Services Excellence of the Year Award: J2 Design »

» Small Business Person of the Year Award: LeRoy Jones, GSI Health »

» Technology Excellence of the Year Award: Biomeme, Inc. »

» Workplace Vitality Award: Navigate »

» Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award: Nick Bayer, Saxbys Coffee »

“Each of this year’s recipients models how organizations can make a difference, contribute to the region’s economy and be outstanding leaders in their respective fields,” said Chamber President and CEO Rob Wonderling. “The Chamber is proud to honor their hard work, innovation and creativity through the Excellence Awards.”

More than the celebration of the winners, The Excellence Awards reception holds an opportunity for attendees to network with the region’s leading corporate executives, entrepreneurs and business owners. Hundreds of prominent business leaders join the celebration to recognize the people and companies that demonstrate excellence.


Support our Non-Profit of the Year:
Bring a gently-used accessory to benefit Career Wardrobe’s mission to empower job seekers in Philadelphia and beyond as they transition to work. Accepted items include:

Women’s Accessories:
Handbags, Shoes, Scarves, and Jewelry (Professional and Trendy)

Men’s Accessories:
Ties, Belts, Dress Shoes, Pocket Squares