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Business of the Year Awards

Business and Business Leader of the Year Awards Competition  

For 27 years, Business NH Magazine  and the NH Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives have celebrated the NH Businesses of the Year and Business Leader of the Year. Awards are earned by one Business Leader of the Year and nine NH companies/organizations, one in each category.

Applications are due by Jan. 15, 2021. Any business in NH is welcome to apply. Winners will be announced in the May 2021 issue. The winner in the Nonprofit category will receive a $5,000 grant from the NH Charitable Foundation. Educaton will be its own industry category this year and moving forward.

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 July 2020 cover of Howard Bridsky BusiNess Leader of the Decade

2020 BUSINESS OF THE DECADE WINNERS

Business Leader: Howard Brodsky, chairman an co-CEO of CCA Global Partners, Manchester

Business Assistance: NH Small Business Development Center, Durham

Business Services: McLane Middleton, Manchester

Construction/Engineering/Real Estate: Nobis Group, Concord

Financial Services/Insurance: Bank of NH, Laconia

Health Care: Cornerstone VNA, Rochester

Hospitality/Tourism: Great NH Restaurants, Bedford

Manufacturing/Technology: Hypertherm, Hanover

Nonprofit: Catholic Charities NH, Manchester

Retail/Wholesale: Palmer Gas & Oil, Atkinson

 

 Business of the year 2019 cover

 

2019 WINNERS

Business Leader: Harold Turner, The H.L. Turner Group, Concord

Business Assistance: Vested for Growth, Concord

Business Services: Eversource, Manchester

Construction/Engineering/Real Estate: Warrenstreet Architects, Concord

Education: Nashua Adult Learning Center, Nashua

Financial Services/Insurance: Clark Insurance, Manchester

Health Care: Cornerstone VNA, Rochester

Hospitality/Tourism: Red Arrow Diner, Manchester

Manufacturing/Technology: W.S. Badger Company, Gilsum

Nonprofit: Riverbend Community Mental Health, Concord

Retail/Wholesale: CCA Global Partners, Manchester

 

Business of the Year 2018 cover

2018 WINNERS

Business Leader: Sandy Cleary, CruCon Cruise Outlet, Moultonborough

Business Services: Calling All Cargo Moving and Storage, Dover

Construction/Engineering/Real Estate: ReVision Energy, Brentwood

Education/Nonprofit: NeighborWorks Southern NH, Manchester

Financial Services/Insurance: Santo Insurance and Financial Services, LLC , Salem

Health Care: Farnum Center, Manchester

Hospitality/Tourism: Granite State Growler Tours , North Hampton

Manufacturing/Technology: Medtronic , Portsmouth

Retail/Wholesale: Highland Hardwoods, Brentwood

May 2017 cover  

2017 WINNERS

Business Leader: Andy Crews, AutoFair, Manchester

Business Assistance: Alpha Loft, Manchester

Business Services: Donahue, Tucker and Ciandella, PLLC, Exeter

Construction/Engineering/Real Estate: Eckman Construction Company Inc., Bedford

Education/Nonprofit: Boys & Girls Club of Souhegan Valley, Milford

Financial Services/Insurance: Franklin Savings Bank, Franklin

Health Care: Home Health & Hospice Care, Merrimack

Hospitality/Tourism: CruCon Cruise Outlet, Moultonborough

Manufacturing/Technology: Hitchiner Manufacturing Co. Inc., Milford

Retail/Wholesale : Palmer Gas & Oil, Atkinson

  May 2016 cover

2016 WINNERS

  Business Leader: Dick Anagnost, Anagnost Companies, Manchester

  Business Services: Sheehan Phinney, Manchester

  Business Assistance: Northern Community Investment Corporation, Lancaster

  Construction/Engineering/Real Estate: TFMoran Inc., Bedford

  Financial Services/Insurance: Foy Insurance Group, Exeter

  Health Care: Frisbie Memorial Hospital, Rochester

  Hospitality/Tourism: NH Fisher Cats, Manchester

  Manufacturing/Technology: Dyn, Manchester

  Nonprofit: Gateways Community Services, Nashua

Retail/Wholesale : AutoFair, Manchester

  May 2015 cover

2015 WINNERS

Business Leader:  Larry Gammon, president and CEO of Easter Seals NH, Manchester

Business Services:  McLane, Graf, Raulerson & Middleton Professional Association, Manchester

Business Assistance:  NH Small Business Development Center, Durham

Construction/Engineering/Real Estate:  Brady Sullivan Properties, Manchester

Financial Services:  NH Mutual Bancorp, Concord and Meredith

Health Care:  Catholic Medical Center, Manchester

Hospitality/Tourism:  Jumpin' Jay's Fish Cafe, Portsmouth

Manufacturing:  Wire Belt Company of America, Londonderry

Nonprofit:  Boys & Girls Clubs of Central NH, Concord

May 2014 cover

2014 WINNERS

Business Leader: Dianne Mercier, NH division president of People's United Bank

Business Services: Granite Clover Self Storage, Amherst

Business Assistance: NH Manufacturing Extension Partnership, Concord

Construction/Engineering: EnviroVantage, Epping

Financial Services: Optima Bank & Trust Company, Portsmouth

Health Care: Cheshire Medical Center/Dartmouth-Hitchcock Keene, Keene

Hospitality/Tourism: Tuscan Brands, Salem

Manufacturing: RCD Components, Manchester

Nonprofit: NH Catholic Charities, Manchester

Retail/Wholesale: Hannah Grimes Marketplace, Keene

 

2013 WINNERS

Business Leader: Brian Hooper, MSI Mechanical Systems

Business Services: Mainstay Technologies

Education: Southern NH University

Financial Services/Insurance: Ledyard National Bank

Health Care: Lamprey Health Care

Hospitality/Tourism: Great NH Restaurants

Manufacturing/Technology: Superior Controls Inc.

Nonprofit: Families in Transition

Retail/Wholesale: Littleton Coin Company

2012 WINNERS

Business Leader:  Howard Brodsky, Co-Founder, Chairman and CEO of CCA Global Partners

Business Assistance Organization:  NH Vocational Rehabilitation

Business Services:  Bank W Holdings, LLC

Education/Nonprofit:  Animal Rescue League of NH

Financial Services/Insurance:  Harvard Pilgrim Health Care of New England Inc.

Health Care:  RiverWoods Continuing Care Retirement Community

Hospitality/Tourism:  Mountain View Grand Resort & Spa

Manufacturing/Technology:  Northern Lantern Ltd.

Retail/Wholesale: West Lebanon Feed & Supply

2011 WINNERS

Business Leader: Dr. Richard Gustafson, Chancellor of the Community College System of NH

Business Assistance Organization: NH Center for Nonprofits

Business Services: PixelMedia Inc.

Construction/Engineering/Real Estate: Nobis Engineering Inc.

Education/Nonprofit: Family Resource Center at Gorham

Financial Services/Insurance: Laconia Savings Bank (Bank of NH)

Health Care: Next Step Orthotics & Prosthetics

Hospitality/Tourism: The Duprey Companies

Manufacturing/Technology: Hypertherm Inc.