Business Achievement Awards Gala

The Annual Business Achievement Awards are presented in partnership by the Town of Cobourg and the Northumberland Central Chamber of Commerce to recognize business excellence in the Town of Cobourg and Townships of Hamilton and Alnwick Haldimand.  In  order to qualify, nominated businesses must be located and in operation in the Town of Cobourg, the Township of Alnwick Haldimand or the Township of Hamilton for a minimum of two years (with the exception of those in the “New Start Up” category).  Businesses receiving a minimum of three independent nominations will proceed to the second stage of the judging process.  Businesses cannot nominate themselves. 

Nominations are now open until February 16, 2024. To purchase a ticket to the Gala held on March 22, 2024 where the winners will be announced, or to nominate a business, please visit the Northumberland Central Chamber of Commerce website at

Businesses can be nominated in the following categories:

  • Communications and Technology
  • Health and Wellness
  • Hospitality and Tourism
  • Business and Consumer Services
  • Manufacturing and Agribusiness 
  • Retail Trade 
  • Skilled Trades
  • New Start-Up (opened between January 1, 2021 and January 1, 2023)
  • Non-Profit Sector

In addition, the committee will recognize recipients of the James Crossen Award for lifetime achievement and the Mayor's Award and the Chamber Chair's Award.