SAINT JOHN, NB – Saint John Airport Inc. has been nominated by the Saint John Chamber of Commerce in the Business Excellence category.

The Saint John Airport is proud to be a nominated for the 34th Annual Saint John Region Chamber of Commerce Outstanding Business Awards (OBAs). The finalists were recently announced and YSJ was nominated in the Business Excellence category. “On behalf of everyone at the Saint John Airport we’d like to thank the Chamber of Commerce for this nomination and for acknowledging our efforts,” said YSJ President and CEO Derrick Stanford. “Congratulations to all the nominees.”

The annual Outstanding Business Awards honours the Saint John region’s most dynamic and significant contributors in seven categories: Business Excellence, Entrepreneurial Achievement, Emerging Enterprise, Young Entrepreneur, Big Heart, Chair’s Award and the Passion for Change award.

The four finalists nominated in the Business Excellence category include: Homestar Inc, Saint John Bowlarama, IntelSys Aviation Systems, and the Saint John Airport. The winner will be chosen from the finalists based on performance or achievement in each of the following areas: sales growth; innovation; entrepreneurship; marketing; human resource development; community relations and the environment; and other achievements.

“Now in its 34th year, the OBA’s has evolved to become the most inclusive and dynamic awards event in our region. Open to all businesses, members and non-members alike, the gala truly represents business excellence in our entire area.” Says David Duplisea CEO of The Saint John Region Chamber of Commerce.

The winners will be announced at the annual awards gala being held at the Delta Hotels by Marriott Saint John on Thursday, October 11, 2018. To purchase tickets to the Outstanding Business Awards please call The Chamber at (506) 634-8111.


About the Saint John Airport Region Chamber of Commerce
The Saint John Region Chamber of Commerce is a nationally accredited business organization dedicated to fostering an economic climate that enhances growth, prosperity, and an improved quality of life in the community. The Chamber is a dynamic advocate and the principal voice for the business community of Greater Saint John. It offers a variety of programs, activities, services, and networking opportunities designed to enhance the business prospects of members and the overall business climate of the area.

For more information contact:
Carole Cunningham
Office: 634- 8111

About the Saint John Airport
Saint John Airport Inc. is a not-for-profit corporation serving air travel needs of 300,000 residents of southwestern New Brunswick spanning from Sussex to the Fundy Isles, and is a key element in the economic and social development of this region. The Airport’s economic impact is estimated at $68.7 million, with more than 480 jobs created directly and indirectly. All revenue of the Saint John Airport is reinvested in operations and facilities on-site.
For additional information or to coordinate an interview, please contact:
Derrick Stanford
President and CEO, Saint John Airport
Office: 506-644-8607


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