Thursday, October 15, 2009

Chamber Hosts 2009 Small Business of the Year Awards

Presented annually for 25 years, the Chamber hosted the 2009 Small Business of the Year Awards this afternoon honoring the achievements and significance of small businesses. The event was emceed by WBZ’s Anthony Silva, and Randy Papadellis, CEO of Ocean Spray Cranberries Inc., was the keynote speaker. Papadellis spoke to the importance of maintaining small business roots no matter how large your company becomes.

This year’s honorees include Dianne Hessan, CEO of Communispace Corporation, who was named Entrepreneur of the Year for her creativity, ingenuity, and teamwork – traits that have fueled the company’s continued growth and made it one of the region’s best places to work. RDK Engineers took home the Award for Business Excellence for their focus on employees, workforce development, and outstanding results. Infoscitex was named Small Business of the Year for their innovative solutions in the defense, aerospace, life sciences, energy, and environmental markets.

The Chamber would like to thank Blue Cross Blue Shield, FedEx, Sovereign Bank, and Boston Globe Media for sponsoring this event.

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