February 9, 2023




Media Contact: Jess Levy, Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce ([email protected]) – (760) 931-8400


The 2023 Carlsbad Business Achievement & Distinction (CBAD) Awards Finalists Announced


Carlsbad, CAToday, The Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce announces the finalists for the 2023 Carlsbad Business Achievement & Distinction Awards. Winners will be announced at the Carlsbad Business Achievement & Distinction (CBAD) Awards Luncheon: Commemorate. Celebrate. Inspire. The luncheon will be held on Monday, April 24, 2023, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at The Westin Carlsbad Resort & Spa


When asked what this year brings, President and CEO of the Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce, Bret Schanzenbach mentions, As the Carlsbad Chamber celebrates our 100th year of Impact, we are excited to commemorate, celebrate and inspire our business and civic community. This is a significant year that we are thrilled to be celebrating all the makes Carlsbad thrive.


Carlsbad Business Achievement & Distinction Awards Finalists:


Business of the Year (Small Business):

Apex 365 Workforce Solutions
Ginger Rabe Designs


Business of the Year (Large Business):

Omni La Costa Resort and Spa
John Stevenson Plumbing, Heating & Air
Park Hyatt Aviara Resort


Best Place to Work:

BrightStar Care of Carlsbad
Visit Carlsbad
Your Ops Manager
SSA Insurance Services

Community Impact:

Pedego Electric Bikes Carlsbad
Senior Care Options
The Jacobs Scheriff Group
Imagine Podcasting
BCK Programs


Innovator of the Year:

Investing By Design
Gig Talent
Mindset Service


Nonprofit of the Year:

Girl Scouts San Diego
Community Resource Center
Solutions for Change
Carlsbad Educational Foundation
ECOLIFE Conservation


The event will include a special keynote address from Aaron Byzak, Chief External Affairs Officer at Tri-City Medical Center.


Ticket prices to be a part of this celebration are $110 for members, $175 for general public and $1250 for a sponsored table of eight. Other event sponsorship opportunities are available.
Go to our main event page to purchase your tickets.


Sponsors for the #2023CBADAwards include Grand Pacific Resorts, Tri-City Medical Center and Wells Fargo.



About the Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce

The Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce is the largest chamber in north San Diego County with over 1,000 members. The Carlsbad Chamber acts as a regional economic catalyst, leadership convener and community champion. The Mission of the Carlsbad Chamber is to promote business through member services, economic and community development, and public policy that balances economic prosperity with quality of life. For further information about the chamber, please contact (760) 931-8400, or visit the website at www.carlsbad.org.