And...the nominees for the 2023 Kingston Business Awards are: 

Hospitality Award

  • Caper's Custom Catering
  • Italo-Canadian Club of Kingston
  • Maple Leaf Tours
  • Miss Bāo Restaurant + Cocktail Bar
  • Residence Inn by Marriott Kingston Water's Edge

Social Impact Award

  • 1 Million Teachers (1MT)
  • Coca-Cola Canada Bottling Ltd.
  • Extend-A-Family Kingston
  • Heel Boy
  • Patry Group of Companies
  • Support Local Giveaway

New Business of the Year Award

  • Cyclic Materials
  • Go Oil (Kingston)
  • Mayla Concept

Young Entrepreneur Award

  • Constantin Mugenga of Imperial Cleaning-KFLA and Imperial Painting KFLA
  • Dr. Akshay Rajaram of Caddie Health
  • Holly Ryan of Art by Holly Ryan

Skilled Trades Award

  • BGM Metalworks Inc.
  • Bourgon Construction
  • Fort Glass Inc.
  • Kingston Quality Pools & Landscaping Ltd.
  • MetalCraft Marine Inc.
  • Nailed It! Custom Carpentry and Renos Kingston
  • Romava Corp.

Customer Experience Award

  • Events & Management Plus Inc.
  • Hülpr Inc.
  • Mio Gelato
  • Southeastern Telecommunication Services

Arts & Culture Award

  • Branded to Film (BTF)
  • Holly Gwynne-Timothy of Melos Choir & Period Instruments
  • Kingston Canadian Film Festival
  • Visual Menace

Employer of the Year Award

  • Cloud Metric Inc.
  • Eryigit and Company Tax Pro Inc.
  • Friendly Fires
  • Health in Focus Sports Injury & Rehab
  • JBC Pushing Digital Boundaries
  • Kingston Paint & Decorating Inc.
  • Meals by Mom Café
  • Tango Nuevo Ltd.

Business Person of the Year Award

  • Aba Mortley of Cher-Mère
  • Brandon Tattersall of Leon's Centre
  • Dan Desjardins of Distributive
  • Dr. Greg Murphy of Kingston Orthopaedic Pain Institute (KOPI)
  • Jason Taylor of Taylor AutoMall