Alexandria, VA- On October 12, the Chamber ALX presented its 2023 Best in Business Awards at the Westin Old Town Alexandria. The ceremony and celebration was attended by 385 nominees and participants. Burke & Herbert Bank was the Presenting Sponsor, with Walter Clarke & Joe Collum of Burke & Herbert Bank acting as Event Chairs.
Business Leader of the Year is selected by The Chamber ALX’s Executive Committee based on the individual and business operations within the community, professional accomplishment, charitable involvement and contributions, reputation, and chamber engagement.
The Business Awards (not including the Business Leader of the Year) are selected by an anonymous committee of past winners, who score applications based on business overview, marketing & collaboration, charitable contributions, and excellence.
Business Leader of the Year: Don Simpson, Jr. of Simpson Development Company
Overall Business of the Year: ALX Community
Small Business of the Year: Salon deZEN
Medium Business of the Year: McLaughlin Ryder Investments
Large Business of the Year: Woodbine Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center
Nonprofit/Association of the Year: Neighborhood Health
Rising Star Business of the Year: Ada’s on the River
For details about the event and names of all the nominated Alexandria businesses, visit thechamberalx.com.