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The Brockville & District Chamber of Commerce Names Shelley Bacon 2021 Business Person of the Year


The Brockville District Chamber of Commerce Names

Shelley Bacon

2021 Business Person of the Year


ThBrockville and DistricChamber of Commerce iproud trecognize the outstandinachievements of the businesses, organizations, and individuals who maka difference in our community.

Ware pleased tannounce the recipient of the 202Award of Excellence for Business Person of thYear, Shelley Bacon.

When Phillips Cableclosed the doorto their Brockvillplant in 1996, Shelley helped tleasmall group of employees tform their own companyspecializing in armored ca­blesThe company has seeexponential financial growth and performancegoing from $0 revenue to $200 million in sales ijust twenty-five years. Now with plants in Brockville and Prescottemploying nearly 300 fellow area citizensNorthern Cables ione of the most talked-about locabusiness success stories thiarea has seen in thlasfifty years!

Shelley shares hitalents with thProfessional Engineers of Ontario and also as the chair of thSt. Lawrence Corridor Economic Development CommissionShelley iinstrumental in attractinnew businesses to the area and helping scalup existing businesses.

He also workdiligently eacyeawith thRideaScience Fairencouraging young stu­dentto thrive for successto follow their dreams, and to nevegive up.

Wlook forward to celebrating the Business Persoof the YeaAward with Shelley's fami­land friendat thAwardof Excellence Galabeing held on ThursdaySeptember 30th at Sunnidell Golf & Learning CentreWe will also be announcing the recipients for Busi­ness of thYearSmall Business of the YearCommunity ExcellenceTourism, and the Ben TeKamp MemoriaAward.

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