Business of the Year

Business of the Year


Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM


ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks
101 Founders Way
BethlehemPA 18015


Lehigh Valley Business is rolling out the red carpet to honor the outstanding companies and executives of the Greater Lehigh Valley. Honorees will be recognized at an awards dinner on December 9, 2014.

Award Categories:
- Business of the Year (1-50 employees)
- Business of the Year (51-100 employees)
- Business of the Year (101+ employees)
- Emerging Business of the Year
- Executive of the Year

-May be self-nominated or nominated by another person.
-Nominees may only be entered in one category.
-Nominees may not be members of the judge's' panel or members of the judges' families.
- Nominees may not be entered in a category in which they have previously won. Past finalists will be accepted.
- Nominations that do not follow guidelines may be subject to disqualification.


Business of the Year (1-50 employees)
American Millwork & Cabinetry
Bridgeway Academy
Cornerstone Advisors Asset Management, Inc.
EPS Financial
Klunk & Millan Advertising
Liquid Interactive
Wolper Information Services

Business of the Year (51-100 employees)
Barry Isett & Associates
Keystone Fire Protection Co.
Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A.
Strahman Valves, Inc.
The Frederick Group
Trifecta Technologies, Inc.

Business of the Year (101+ employees)
Andesa Services
Bennett Automotive Group
Follett Corporation
Nazareth Pallet Co. Inc.

Emerging Business of the Year
Beirne Wealth Consulting
Dennie's Resurfacing
GreenStar Solutions
Jerdon Construction Services LLC
Le Femme Boutique, LLC
LifeAire Systems
Senior Safety Net, LLC

Executive of the Year
Ken Abboud


Peter Fisher
President and CEO
Health Network Labs

Thomas Riddle
Valley National Financial Advisors

John Smith
Forino Co. L.P.

John T. Yurconic
John Yurconic Agency

Hall of Fame Honorees
Jack Gulati

Reading Royals

Jeffrey Parks

Jack Wilson
ABEC, Inc.

Sponsorships are available for the 2014 event! Contact Tom Vrana at 610-807-9619 ext 107.

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Contact Information

Dayna Edelman Lehigh Valley Business Phone: 610-807-9619 ext. 109

Past Program Highlights

Photos Slideshow: DME Alliance Engineering Consultants

Photos Slideshow: DME Alliance Engineering Consultants
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2013 Business of the Year - Event Highlights
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Business of the Year 2013 Awards
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