May 21, 2024 2:20 pm
Winners of the 2024 Excellence in Business Awards announced by Greater Newport Chamber of Commerce

The Greater Newport Chamber of Commerce has announced the recipients of the 2024 Excellence in Business Awards. These awards, now in their 18th year, aim to acknowledge exceptional business accomplishments in the Greater Newport area. With close to 1,000 members representing almost 50,000 employees, the Greater Newport Chamber of Commerce is one of the largest business advocacy organizations in the state.

The Chamber’s primary mission is to connect, innovate, enhance, and advocate for businesses in the Greater Newport region. By fostering strategic partnerships and supporting economic growth and diversity, the Chamber aims to bring prosperity to its members and the community.

The Excellence in Business Awards Dinner is scheduled for April 9, 2024, at 6:30 p.m. at the Wyndham Newport Atlantic Resort, immediately following the annual Expo. Jennifer Brummund, the Chief Human Resources Officer at Raytheon, will deliver the keynote speech at the event. Interested individuals can purchase tickets online or by reaching out to

The Centreville Bank has been recognized as a winner in Microbusiness category while Norman Bird Sanctuary has won Small Business award for their exceptional contribution towards regional economic development. Charter Books has been awarded Big Business category for their outstanding achievements while First Tee Rhode Island and McNeill Children’s Institute have won Emerging Leader and Woman-Owned categories respectively for their remarkable growth trajectory and impactful contributions towards local businesses.

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