September 24, 2019

The Chamber of Schenectady County Announces 31st Annual Business Awards Honorees

The Chamber of Schenectady County will honor the following businesses and individuals at its 31st Annual Business Awards on Wednesday, October 23 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the Glen Sanders Mansion in Scotia.

The Rising Star Award, presented to a business in operation for three years or less that has demonstrated commitment to the community and exhibits potential for long-term success, goes to Malcolm’s, a farm-to-table restaurant on lower Union Street that features a creative menu with locally sourced ingredients.

The Renaissance Award is being presented to Daley’s on Yates for turning a long-vacant taxi garage into a popular dining destination and to Electric City Apartments for developing the block on lower State Street into mixed-use of apartment living and retail.

Enterprise of the Year is being awarded to Sunnyview Rehabilitation Hospital, as they utilized medical innovations to improve the health and quality of life for their patients over their 80-year history.

Mohawk Honda will be presented Corporation of the Year. This Award recognizes a business for outstanding performance, strong employment base and contribution to the economic well-being of the community.

SUNY Schenectady County Community College is being recognized as Community Partner. The College empowers students and strengthens the community through partnerships and apprenticeship programs with local organizations and businesses.

The Business Leader Award will be presented to Victor Abate, GE Research. Abate is the Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer and is responsible for leading the company’s global research, engineering, and product management teams.

The Business Innovation Award will recognize Bravos BioSciences, a local biotech firm that is researching treatment for drug-resistant infections.

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Special thanks to presenting sponsor, NBT Bank, and other sponsors including MVP Health Care, Galesi Group, Marshall & Sterling Insurance, Price Chopper/Market 32, Transfinder and media partner, The Daily Gazette.

The Chamber of Schenectady County is an affiliate of the Capital Region Chamber, which represents 2,400 businesses and organizations from throughout Albany, Schenectady, Rensselaer and Saratoga Counties and beyond – that employ more than 150,000 area residents. The Capital Region Chamber is the hub of business; its goal is economic prosperity for business members and our community.