The Columbia Chamber of Commerce recently announced the recipients of the 2023 Columbia Impact Awards, with awards presented at the chamber’s breakfast briefing event Wednesday, March 8 at Segra Park
“The 2023 Columbia Impact Awards recognize the outstanding local businesses and individuals that work to make Columbia a better place to live, play and do business,” said Carl Blackstone, president and CEO of the Columbia Chamber.
Award winners were:
Cathy Novinger Trailblazer Award, given to an individual who has shown exemplary leadership, advocates for business and positively impacts the community : Ben Arnold of The Arnold Companies.
Small Business of the Year: Sun Solutions.
Diversity and Inclusion Award: Mark Anthony Brewing
Hospitality Industry Award: Experience Columbia SC
Workforce Development Award: AECOM
Golden Nail Award, given to business or property owners for exemplary contributions to the physical character of the greater Midlands region. Recipients were The Cambria Hotel, 1813 Main, 5 th & Sloan, The Palms 1101 and Westlawn at BullStreet.