Beverly Hills News
Finalist Announced For Golden Palm Awards
By Ewing Carter
Jul 31, 2013 - 5:08:56 PM


The Event Promotes Community Involvement and Honors Businesses
—The 11th annual Beverly Hills Golden Palms Award Gala is nearing and the finalists have been announced.  Formally known as the Business Excellence, the event promotes the positive work that businesses are doing throughout the city.  On September 25, the Beverly Hills Chamber of Commerce will recognize businesses leaders throughout Beverly Hills that have displayed outstanding performance.


Six recipients will receive awards and a committee of board members will vote based on three categories. The three categories are community support, innovation, and going above and beyond for the city of Beverly Hills. The final nominees will be voted on by the public and receive the Best of Beverly Hills Golden Palm Award.


This year's large business finalists for "Community Support" include: Geary's, Il Cielo Restaurant and Luxe Rodeo Drive Hotel. 


The small businesses nominated for "Community Support" include: Barcelona Enterprises, Beverly Hills Tours, Incorporated, and Pioneer Hardware.


Finalists in the "Large Business Innovation" category include: AKA Beverly Hills, Equinox Fitness Beverly Hills and The Agency.


Finalists in the "Small Business Innovation" category include: The Beverly Hills Chess Club, Dawn Barnes Karate Kids and Randy Fuhrman Events.


The finalists in the "Above & Beyond - Large Business" category include: NSBN, Whole Foods Beverly Hills and The Peninsula Beverly Hills.


The finalists in the "Above & Beyond - Small Business category" include: Destination Sama, Rene's Van & Storage Incorporated and Simon's Caterers & Special Events.


The winners will be announced next week and will be honored at the Awards Gala.

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