Congratulations to our 5th Annual Indie Biz Awards winners!
We are pleased to announce the winners of 5th Annual Indie Biz Awards, which were held at One Longfellow Square in downtown Portland on October 3rd. The Portland Indie Biz Awards recognizes leaders among Portland’s vibrant independent businesses and community organizations and showcases the impact that independently owned businesses have on Greater Portland and the state of Maine.
The 2012 winners are:
* Soul of Portland- Micucci Grocery Co., Inc.
* Flavor of Portland- Rosemont Market and Bakery
* Portland’s Best Kept Secret- The Honey Exchange
* Environmental Hero- Portland Trails
* Community Hero- Planet Dog
* Out of Sight, Not out of Mind- Close Buy Catalog
* Artistic Leader- SPACE Gallery
* Global Hero- Portland Museum of Art
* Best New Business- The Holy Donut
* Portland Icon- Longfellow Books
More than 150 supporters, Portland Buy Local members and their employees enjoyed live music from Cubozoa and Josh Madore and food from Dean’s Sweets, The Gelato Fiasco, Bam Bam Bakery, Kamasouptra, Local Sprouts, The Pepperclub and Y-Lime’s Gourmet.
The 5th annual Indie Biz Awards were sponsored by Coffee By Design, Angela Adams, Tsunami Tattoo, Portland’s Downtown District, Green Clean Maine, Port Property Management, Goodwill Industries of Northern New England and Apothecary by Design. In kind support was also provided by Casco Bay Frames and David Zwickerhill Photography.
PHOTO: courtesy of David Zwickerhill Photography
Aikido of Maine / Allagash Brewing Co. / Andrew and Debra Tenenbaum / angela adams / BENCHMARK Residential & Investment Real Estate / Bull Feeney's / Caravan Beads / Casco Bay EyeCare / Casco Bay Frames & Gallery / Coffee By Design / CornerStone Building & Restoration / CrossFit Beacon / The Fish & Bone / Green Clean Maine / Joan Leitzer / Teel Law Office, LLC / Liquid Riot / Maine Business Immigration Coalition / Malone Commercial Brokers / Marsh Agency / Max Ashburn / Nine Stones / Nomads / OTTO / Philip Spalding / Port Property Management / Portland Downtown / Portland Farmers’ Market / Portside Real Estate Group / Renys Department Store / Rich Nowak / Sebago Brewing Company / Stacy Mitchell / Summit Case Management Services, LLC. / The SunriseGuide / Tsunami Tattoo / University Credit Union / University of Southern Maine / Wellness Connection of Maine / XPress Copy / Young’s Furniture