Concord has been rated one of the safest and best places to live, not only in New Hampshire, but in the country.
Thank you to all who attended the 17th Annual Pinnacle Awards Ceremony on Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at the Barn at Bull Meadow. We recognized businesses and individuals who have demonstrated professional excellence in their fields and committment to the Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce and our community. Learn more.
The awards luncheon also recognized:
ConcordTV, Your Community Media Center recorded this special awards ceremony so the whole community can celebrate our award recipients.
You can also view photos from the event on our Facebook page.
We look forward to gathering together in June 2023 for the 18th Annual Pinnacle Awards Luncheon.
The 2023 award recipients will join an esteemed group of businesses and individuals who have been honored since Pinnacle Awards were established seventeen years ago:
Small Business of the Year
2022 The Hotel Concord
2021 Constantly Pizza, Inc.
2020 The Works Café
2019 Gibson's Bookstore
2018 Warrenstreet Architects, Inc.
2017 Arnie's Place
2016 Russell Animal Hospital, PA
2015 Cimo’s South End Deli
2014 Capitol Craftsman & Romance Jewelers
2013 Windmill Family Restaurant
2012 Irish Electric Corp.
2011 Mason + Rich, PA
2010 All-Ways Accessible
2009 Millennium Integrated Marketing
2008 Capital Regional Development Council
2007 Sparks Employment Group
2006 J Maze Design
Business of the Year
2022 Bangor Savings Bank
2021 Associated Grocers of New England, Inc.
2020 The Common Man Concord
2019 Mainstay Technologies
2018 Duprey Hospitality
2017 Merrimack County Savings Bank
2016 Cobb Hill Construction, Inc.
2015 Nobis Engineering, Inc.
2014 Bank of New Hampshire
2013 Grappone Automotive Group
2012 Nathan Wechsler & Company, PA
2011 Franklin Savings Bank
2010 Sanel Auto Parts
2009 New Hampshire Distributors, Inc.
2008 Concord Litho
2007 Orr & Reno, PA
2006 Ocean Bank
Nonprofit Business of the Year
2022 The Friendly Kitchen
2021 Best Buddies New Hampshire
2020 Concord Regional Visiting Nurse Association
2019 Concord Community TV
2018 Intown Concord
2017 White Birch Center
2016 Concord Coalition to End Homelessness
2015 CATCH Neighborhood Housing
2014 Concord Hospital Center for Health Promotion
2013 Red River Theatres
2012 Riverbend Community Mental Health
2011 Concord Family YMCA
2010 Granite State Independent Living
Business Leader of the Year
2022 Jonathan Halle, Warrenstreet Architects, Inc.
2021 Nicolette Clarke, Capitol Center for the Arts and Bank of New Hampshire Stage
2020 Christopher Emond, Boys and Girls Clubs of Central New Hampshire
2019 Rosemary Heard, CATCH Neighborhood Housing
2018 Cindy Flanagan, Concord Dance Academy
2017 James P. Bouley, Mayor City of Concord
2016 Claudia B. Walker
2015 David K. Fries, Esq.
2014 Teresa Rosenberger
2013 Maria White
2012 Chris Brown
2011 Lynn Kilchenstein
2010 Stephen Duprey
2009 Byron O. Champlin
2008 Ronald A. Wilbur
2007 Rene Drouin
2006 Michael Palmieri
2017 Severino Trucking Company*
*This one-time award was given to Severino Trucking Company in 2017 for their outstanding contribution to Concord's award-winning Main Street project.