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Announcing the finalists of the
2017 Business Excellence Awards
Winners will be revealed at the Business Excellence Awards on May 19.
All are invited to attend the cocktail creative, red carpet affair - including a tasty cocktail reception, an entertaining awards ceremony with Jeff Polish, and an Al's Burger Shack-fueled after-party with no-judgement dancing at The Strowd. Learn more>>>
University Born Business of the Year
  • PHE, Inc.
  • MedServe
  • Musical Empowerment

New Business of the Year

  • YouthWorx on Main
  • The Baxter
  • Morinaga America Foods

Innovation Award

  • University Place
  • Musical Empowerment
  • RelyMD

Community Impact Award

  • Chapel Hill Downtown Partnership
  • SKJAJA Fund
  • Strowd Roses, Inc.

Large Business of the Year

  • TSI Healthcare
  • Performance Automall
  • Kalisher

Mid-Size Business of the Year
  • Coleman Huntoon & Brown
  • Green Beagle Lodge
  • Bold Construction
  • Sofia's Boutique

Micro-Enterprise Business of the Year
presented by Coastal Credit Union

  • Triangle Acupuncture Clinic
  • AndiSites Inc.

Non-Profit of the Year

  • Inter-Faith Council for Social Service
  • Habitat for Humanity of Orange County
  • Extraordinary Ventures

Business Woman of the Year

  • Barbara Jessie-Black
  • Jan Bolick
  • Pam Herndon

CHYP Young Professional of the Year

  • Alex Mayfield
  • Antonio McBroom
  • Bret Oliverio
BEAs sponsors are awesome.
Psst. The video contains a discount code for tickets to the BEAs.
Thank you Wells Fargo, Europa Center, WCHL, Coastal Credit Union, Gates Management & Realty/Interiors by Vickie McDaniel, Al's Burger Shack, The Pocket PhD and our Major Investors!
Whiled the winners of the BEAs are sealed in a vault until May 19, the WCHL People's Choice Awards are live! 
Please select your favorite choices from the Runoff options to help determine who gets into the Top 5.  Vote in the Runoffs once per day until March 31st!
Thank you, Major Investors!