About 700 people turned out Wednesday for the Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce’s annual Small Business of the Year and Chamber Excellence Awards luncheon. The winners are:
Small Business of the Year (small-size): Peppershock Media. Other finalists were Lee & Associates Idaho LLC and Spa 35.
Small Business of the Year (medium-size): T-O Engineers. Other finalists were Graeber & Co. and Neurilink.
Nonprofit Excellence: United Way of Treasure Valley. Other finalists were the Home Partnership Foundation and Learning Lab Inc.
Financial Services Industry Excellence: Harris & Co. PLLC. Other finalists were the Idaho Central Credit Union and Wells Fargo Bank N.A.
Food & Agriculture Industry Excellence: Food Services of America. Other finalists were the Boise Co-op and the Idaho Grape Growers & Wine Producers Commission.
Healthcare Industry Excellence: Idaho State University-Meridian. Other finalists were the Family Medicine Residency of Idaho and SparkMD.
Travel Industry Excellence: Enterprise Rent-A-Car. Other finalists were Delaware North Corp. and Jackson Jet Center.
Government Advocate of the Year: AECOM.
The chamber also awarded Robert Kustra, president of Boise State University, with its 2017 Hall of Fame Award.
The chamber, a nonprofit business-advocacy group, claims more than 1,800 members, including businesses, civic organizations, education institutions and individuals.