The Columbia Chamber announced the winners of its 2023 Columbia Impact Awards. The annual awards acknowledge local businesses or individuals that work to make Columbia a better place to live, play and do business.
Let’s see how some of these winners have impacted Columbia recently.
Ben Arnold — founder and Chief Executive Officer of Arnold Family Corporation — received The Cathy Novinger Trailblazer Award, which honors individuals who show exemplary leadership in his/her industry and advocate for positive impact business endeavors. You may recognize its work on Cola’s first residential tower in the central business district: The Palms.
Mark Anthony Brewing — the 4th largest brewer in the Us — received the Diversity & Inclusion Award for being a partner that goes above and beyond to create a diverse work environment. The Mark Anthony Brewing is a supply chain management company that invested $400 million in a new facility that created 300 new jobs to increase production of White Claw and Mike’s Hard Lemonade on Shop Road in Columbia.
🙌 Columbia Chamber’s Golden Nail Award recipients
- LS3P — a multi-disciplinary firm offering architecture, interior, and planning services
- The Cambria Hotel — opened last year in the heart of the Vista
- 1813 Main — Cohn Construction + Cason Development Group are redeveloping the old Klondike Building and introducing 1813 Main apartments.
- 5th & Sloan — An $11 million Rosewood Church Redevelopment project, featuring four buildings, 49 high-end apartments, and a mix of retailers
- The Palms 1101 — The Palms offers Studio, 1 and 2-bedroom apartments with a rooftop lounge, a business center, a pet spa, and more.
- WestLawn — Columbia’s first-ever Cross-Laminated Timber (CLT) building, located in the heart of the BullStreet District
The Golden Nail is awarded to businesses for exemplary cosmetic, commercial, or re-purposing contributions to the Midlands.
Click here to see the full list of recipients and more information on the Columbia Chamber.