Previous Celebrations

2016 Celebration of Excellence

On May 3, 2016, Enterprise Bank celebrated our sixth Celebration of Excellence at the Lowell Memorial Auditorium, where more than 2,000 guests honored the worthy individuals, businesses, and non-profits making our communities and world a better place. Travis Roy—a motivational speaker, author, and activist—provided a moving keynote address.

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2014 Celebration of Excellence

On November 12, 2014, Enterprise Bank celebrated our fifth Celebration of Excellence—and largest to date—at the Lowell Memorial Auditorium, where 2,000 guests were inspired by stories of the honorees’ dedication, perseverance, and triumph over adversity, as well as the incredibly moving keynote address by Sal Giunta, the first living Medal of Honor recipient since Vietnam.

Read more about Sal Giunta and the 2014 Celebration of Excellence award recipients.

2013 Celebration of Excellence

On May 7, 2013, the fourth Celebration of Excellence was held at Lowell Memorial Auditorium, where keynote speaker Bonnie St. John, Olympic medalist and author, inspired the audience as she reflected on the obstacles she has overcome. Despite having her right leg amputated at the age of five, Ms. St. John has lived life to the fullest, becoming the first African-American ever to win Olympic or Paralympic medals in ski racing.

Enterprise Bank honored 11 Celebration of Excellence recipients for Business of the Year, Entrepreneur of the Year, Community Service, Non-Profit of the Year, Educator of the Year, and the George L. Duncan Award of Excellence.

Read more about Bonnie St. John and the 2013 Celebration of Excellence award recipients.

2011 Celebration of Excellence

On November 9, 2011, Enterprise Bank hosted the third Celebration of Excellence at Lowell Memorial Auditorium. Keynote speaker Chris Gardner—an entrepreneur and real-life inspiration for the Will Smith, Oscar-nominated film, “The Pursuit of Happyness”, moved the audience to tears as he spoke of struggling through homelessness while raising his young son as he pursued his dream to become a broker.

Enterprise Bank honored 10 Celebration of Excellence recipients for Business of the Year, Entrepreneur of the Year, Community Service, Non-Profit of the Year, Educator of the Year, and the George L. Duncan Award of Excellence.

Read more about Chris Gardner and the 2011 Celebration of Excellence award recipients.

2010 Celebration of Excellence

On May 5, 2010, the second Celebration of Excellence was held at the Lowell Memorial Auditorium. Tedy Bruschi served as keynote speaker, inspiring and moving the guests with stories of his glory days as a Superbowl Champion New England Patriot, as well as the determination and fortitude he needed to recover from the stroke that nearly claimed his life.

Enterprise Bank honored nine Celebration of Excellence Recipients for Business of the Year, Entrepreneur of the Year, Community Service, Non-Profit of the Year, and the George L. Duncan Award of Excellence.

Read more about Tedy Bruschi and the 2010 Celebration of Excellence award recipients.

2008 Celebration of Excellence

On November 13, 2008, Enterprise Bank hosted the inaugural Celebration of Excellence at the Lowell Memorial Auditorium. Keynote speaker Theo Epstein-Executive Vice President/General Manager of the Boston Red Sox and architect of two World Series Champion teams-captivated the audience with an inside look at building a Championship organization.

Enterprise Bank honored 10 Celebration of Excellence Recipients for Business of the Year, Entrepreneur of the Year, Community Excellence, and the George L. Duncan Award of Excellence.

Read more about Theo Epstein and the 2008 Celebration of Excellence award recipients.