Asha Bajaj of Canadian Media Honored as Scarborough Centre’s 2022’s Local Business Person of the year

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BOSTON (MA)/CMEDIA: Today, Alignable’s network has chosen to honor Asha Bajaj of Canadian Media as Scarborough Centre’s 2022 Business Person Of The Year!  

Asha Bajaj

The largest online referral network for small businesses, announced on Feb 16 the results of its national search for leaders who’ve gone above and beyond in supporting entire communities as they strive to recover and guide peers.

Asha Bajaj had received a special badge on her Alignable profile, recognizing this big win. The awareness generated through similar contests in past years has resulted in the expansion of the connections, as well as new business for many winners.

“Although I am thrilled to receive this award, Asha continued to say, it is really a testament to our entire community. “

 The 2022 contest is the most popular competition Alignable has ever hosted, with a 64 percent increase in participation over last year. In all, 2,400+ small business owners were elected by their peers to be their Local Business People Of The Year across the United States (U.S.) and Canada.

The contest ran from Jan. 10 to Feb. 11, 2022, during which 160,000+ votes and 32,000+ testimonials were posted in praise of thousands of local leaders for helping their peers and communities through a challenging year with skyrocketing inflation, labor shortages, supply chain problems, and COVID variants.

According to Alignable’s latest poll of 6,305 small business owners, these issues had led to a 13 percent decline of the recovery rates since December causing 70 percent of small businesses to have yet to recover. This recovery reversal highlights the importance of the contestant winners continuing their work helping even more businesses bounce back from pandemic challenges.

 Giving Is The Glue Holding Us Together

In our tight-knit community, you almost always get back what you give.Due to challenges faced by many of during the COVID-19 pandemic, says Asha Bajaj, counseling and other support have been offered by many us to peers struggling to keep their businesses afloat.

 “This has been a fun and rewarding contest to watch unfold,” Alignable’s President & Co-Founder Venkat Krishnamurthy was reported to say. “Local business owners are the heart and soul of their communities and they ought to get way more recognition for all they do. Friendly competition aside, this contest generated some incredible peer testimonials (to the tune of 32,000+), showing exactly why small business owners are stronger together.”

To arrange interviews with Asha Bajaj and/or an Alignable representative, please contact Chuck Casto at He also can offer JPEGs and other visuals, as well as local winner testimonials.

About Canadian Media

Canadian Media is a digital news publication covering both national and international developments on varied segments of society and public life such as Health, Politics, Business, Education, Environment, Entertainment, Biodiversity, Science & Research, First Nations, humanitarian crisis, gender issues, etc. It aims to present news in an objective and unbiased way with its primary focus being Canada and India besides the world at large.  

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