Business Of The Year Award

Annually, the Portsmouth Business Association honors a Portsmouth Business as the Business of the Year.

The Criteria for the award is as follows:

  1. The nominated business must be a member in good standing of the Portsmouth Business Association. Associate members are not eligible.
  2. How the business has contributed to the economic vitality, quality, and strength of the Portsmouth business community.
  3. How the business has contributed to the community quality that makes Portsmouth a great place to live and work.
  4. How the business has worked together with the community to create a synergy that supports a business model that enables all businesses to grow together, building on each other’s strengths and becoming integral partners of the community.

Below are the past winners.

1987 – Kaufman’s Hardware
1988 – Clements’ Market
1989 – Kal’s Restaurant
1990 – Ferreira’s Package Store
1991 – Green Valley Golf Course
1992 – Souza’s Chevrolet
1993 – Carlone’s Florist
1994 – Bill’s Texaco
1998 – Hamilton Printing
1999 – Visiting Nurse Services
2000 – Island Garden Shop
2001 – Foodworks Restaurant

2002 – Escobar Farm
2003 – North End Pizzeria
2004 – Glen Manor House
2005 – West Main Pizza
2006 – Tom’s Lawn & Garden
2007 – Allen’s Wine & Spirits
2008 – O’Neill Properties
2011 – John Flanders Internet Consulting
2012 – Clements’ Marketplace
2013 – All Island Landscape
2014 – Greenvale Vineyards

2015 – Karen’s Hair Design

2016 – Home Healthsmith