SANTA FE – The Santa Fe Chamber of Commerce, the Santa Fe Community College, Santa Fe Professional Business Women and the City of Santa Fe are pleased to announce the winners of the 2014 Santa Fe Business Awards. The awards were presented at the Chamber’s Red Carpet Business Awards Gala at CCA on June 12 to honor business excellence in Santa Fe.

Over 80 local businesses were nominated this year. Judging criteria included: business growth, customer service, green and family friendly business practices and community involvement. Seven awards were presented, including the three Century Bank Business Excellence Awards, the City of Santa Fe Small Business of the Year Award,Family Friendly Business of the Year Award, the Santa Fe Community College Green Business of the Year Award and a new award – Woman-Owned Business of the Year.

The winners are as follows:

Century Bank Business Excellence Awards

1-4 Employees – Eldorado Audiology

5-20 Employees – Cisneros Design Inc.

21 + Employees – Nurses With Heart

 

City of Santa Fe Small Business of the Year – Mindshare Studios

Santa Fe Community College Green Business of the Year – Ravens Ridge Bed and Breakfast

City of Santa Fe Family Friendly Business of the Year – Glorieta Creek Mechanical

Woman-Owned Business of the Year – The Santa Fe New Mexican

The Santa Fe Chamber of Commerce believes that rewarding businesses for outstanding business practices and leadership is important. These businesses serve as examples to the rest of the community and set the bar for business excellence in Santa Fe.

“We are very proud of the winners and indeed all the nominees” said Chamber president and CEO Simon Brackley. “The local business climate is not easy and we are excited that so many entrepreneurs are succeeding and doing so with excellent business practices.”

Judges for the awards are representatives from the partner organizations and last year’s winners.

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