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The St. John’s Board of Trade Celebrates Resilience at 2022 Gala Event

The business community celebrates 47 nominees and eight winners at annual Business Resilience Awards

St. John’s, NL, November 24, 2022 

Earlier this evening, the St. John’s Board of announced the eight winners of the 2022 Business Resilience Awards at a gala award show at the Delta St. John’s, proudly presented by RBC.
Every year the St. John’s Board of Trade celebrates the best of the business community—it is an opportunity to share the stories of the incredible things businesses throughout our community are doing to serve their customers; to think creatively and push boundaries; and to create cultures and workplaces where employees can thrive.  

This year, we recognized resilience in eight categories:
2022 Opportunity Seeker: Piatto Pizzeria + Enoteca    
2022 Community Champion (20+ employees):     Deloitte
2022 Community Champion (1-19 employees): Newfoundland Growlers
2022 Service Star: Catalyst Health Solutions
2022 Business Builder: Fort Amherst Healthcare
2022 Boundary Pusher: Port of Argentia
2022 Culture Creator: CoLab Software
2022 Business Resilience Award: Studio VERSŌ  
29 businesses submitted 47 nominations for the 2022 awards show and, in true Board of Trade style, they represented businesses of all sizes and sectors.
“I am in awe of our members and the things they are doing to continually forge ahead with creativity, ingenuity and resilience,” said AnnMarie Boudreau, CEO, St. John’s Board of Trade. “The stories that we heard at this year’s gala are truly heartwarming, it is so clear to see that we, as a community, are focused on caring for each other, our employees and our province—it's just incredible.”
This year, the St. John’s Board of Trade introduced a new award category – Culture Creator. The category saw the highest number of nominees, proving it is an essential and timely topic in the celebration of excellence in business.
“The Resilience Awards recognize the ways our members have evolved and adapted to deal with the ever-changing circumstances they face,” said Norm Dimmell, Chair, St. John’s Board of Trade. “Our members are meeting adversity with big ideas, imagination, and vigor, and our province is benefiting from their tenacity and effort.”
To learn more about this year’s award winners, please visit the St. John’s Board of Trade social channels. We’ll be sharing their amazing stories in the days and weeks to come.
About the St. John’s Board of Trade:
The St. John's Board of Trade is Newfoundland and Labrador's business advocate. We are a community of 700 members, combining the collective power of industries, sectors, and diverse perspectives. Together, we are a developing a thriving business community in St. John's.
Media Contact:
Amanda Eid
Manager of Communications and Engagement
709-771-9887 |  
Please Note: AnnMarie Boudreau will be available for interviews week of November 28. If you would like video or photo from the event and/or an interview with a SJBOT spokesperson or winning business, please reach out and we’d be happy to accommodate.

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