“Outstanding businesses on the Eastside that uphold a strong commitment to quality, community and innovation were recognized at the 20th Annual Bellevue Chamber of Commerce Eastside Business Awards luncheon on April 29.
“From Kirkland to Bothell, Redmond to Bellevue, this year’s winners and finalists are making an impact on their communities and their competition. They demonstrate a strong entrepreneurial spirit in response to a challenging economy,” said Betty Nokes, President and CEO, Bellevue Chamber of Commerce.
Eastside Business of the Year
• Esterline Corporation
• Expedia, Inc. – WINNER
• SonoSite, Inc.
Eastside Small Business of the Year
• Netstar Communications, Inc.
• PCSI Design
• Talyst – WINNER
Eastside Emerging Business
• Intelius, Inc.
• Magellan Architects – WINNER
• Pathway Medical Technologies, Inc.
Eastside Outstanding Community Citizen
• BarclayDean – WINNER
• Intelius, Inc.
• Tutoring Club
Eastside Non-Profit/Community Impact
• Eastside Baby Corner – WINNER
• Friends of Youth
A word from our Presenting Sponsor…
When the economy gets tough, it’s vitally important to recognize those businesses among us who have what it takes to not just survive, but to thrive. That’s why First Mutual Bank, a division of Washington Federal Savings, is proud to partner with the Bellevue Chamber for the fifth consecutive year to sponsor the 2009 Eastside Business Awards.
As a local bank serving the Eastside for more than 50 years, First Mutual understands the value of partnerships. That’s why we’re pleased to have joined Washington Federal, where we benefit from our combination of expertise and financial strength. And just like many of you, we strive to build long-term relationships with our clients by offering them local decision making, innovative solutions and an exceptional customer experience.
Through awards programs like this, we have an opportunity to learn from others’ examples. So please take a moment to consider who amongst us deserves special recognition. The Eastside Business Awards program has honored more than 100 outstanding Eastside businesses for their contributions to our economy and community over the past 20 years. Help us make this year’s awards a resounding success.
EVP, Business Banking
First Mutual Bank,a Division of Washington Federal
Presenting Sponsor, Eastside Business Awards
THE EBA MISSION
The Eastside Business Awards (EBA) is a program of the Bellevue Chamber of Commerce, developed to celebrate the entrepreneurial spirit and business successes of the Eastside. The Eastside Business Awards honor the outstanding businesses of our region that uphold a strong commitment to quality, community and innovation”