The Lynn Area Chamber of Commerce hosts its Annual Meeting and Business Excellence Awards dinner in early February. This event attracts over 200 attendees annually. Networking, toasting the past years accomplishments and inducting a new slate of officers and Board of Directors embodies the annual meeting portion of the night.
The Annual Meeting also celebrates the incredible accomplishments of our members with our Business Excellence Awards. Members are nominated in thirteen categories – Businessman of the Year, Businesswoman of the Year, Business of the Year (Large & Small), Non-Profit Recognition Award, New Member “Rookie of the Year” Award, Buddy Fennell Hall of Fame, “David Solimine Sr.” Community Service Award, “Carol Vasapolli” LACC Volunteer of the Year, Employee of the Year, Lynn City Pride, Lynnfield Town Pride, Nahant Town Pride and Swampscott Town Pride.
Click here to view the list of past award recipients.
Front Row L-R: Gini Mazman, Land of a Thousand Hills (Non-Profit of the Year), Ellen Crawford (Lynnfield Town Pride Award), Grace Cotter Regan (Lynn City Pride Award), Iveth Martinez, Pathways Inc. (Employee of the Year), Theresa Young, Exec. Assistant, Lynn City Council (Lynn City Pride Award), Dr. Catherine Latham (Lynn City Pride Award), and Judith Flannagan Kennedy (Chairman’s Award).
Back Row L-R: John Biggio, Atlantic Toyota (Large Business of the Year), Eric Rondeau, Land of a Thousand Hills (Non-Profit of the Year), Erin Calvo-Bacci, CB Stuffer (Business Woman of the Year), Rick Wood, LACC Chairman, Laurence Howard, Pick Up Modern & More (Rookie of the Year), Joe Scianatico (“Carol Vasapolli” LACC Volunteer of the Year), Al Wilson, Beyond Walls (Lynn City Pride Award), Bob Gaudet, Porthole Restaurant (“David Solimine Sr.” Community Service Award), Aaron Reames, Bent Water Brewing, Co. (Business Man of the Year), Ashley Bennet & Sarah Treiber, Busy Bee Nursery School (Small Business of the Year), Rich Gorham, GE Aviation (“Buddy Fennell” Hall of Fame Award), Jay & William Demakis, Demakis, Inc. (“Buddy Fennell” Hall of Fame Award).