Outstanding local businesses to be
honoured with 2015 Small Business Awards

Oct 16, 2015

TRURO – The Truro & Colchester Chamber of Commerce has announced this year’s Small Business Week award recipients.


“A number of quality nominations were received in each of the five award categories. It is a true testament to the strength of small business and the entrepreneurial spirit that’s alive in the region,” said chamber president Andrew Lake.


The award recipients of 2015 are: New Small Business of the Year, NovelTea Bookstore Café, Truro; Small Business Achievement, Forbes Bros. Furniture of Denmark; Business Innovator of the Year, Enchanted Forest, Truro; Exporter of the Year, Woodmaster Tools of Canada, Clifton; and, a new category this year, Excellence in Community Development, 100 Women Who Care Truro. The five awards are sponsored by WBLI Chartered Accountants, PWC, RBC, Nova Scotia Business Inc. and Town of Truro, respectively.


Recipients will be honoured at this year’s Small Business Week annual luncheon, Oct. 21, 12 p.m., at the Holiday Inn and Conference Centre. All nominees will receive recognition for their contributions to the local economy during the luncheon. Guest speaker is Laurel Broten, president and CEO of Nova Scotia Business Inc., the business-development agency for the province of Nova Scotia.

To reserve seats at the luncheon, contact the chamber of commerce office by calling 902-895-6328 or email [email protected]. Tickets cost $25 for chamber members and $35 for future members (tax inc.). Watch the chamber website and Facebook page for a schedule of chamber-hosted events and details on other Small Business Week events in the area.