2019 Chamber Annual Awards…Excellence in Business
Award Categories & Descriptions
The Annual Awards, Excellence in Business recognizes and celebrates the work of area companies, organizations and individuals with awards nominated and chosen by Chamber member business leaders. Recipients are honored at the Annual Gala in April, 2020. The Chamber seeks nominations for the award categories below. Nominees do not have to be Chamber of Commerce members but it is highly encouraged. Self nominations encouraged. Submit one form per nomination and per award category.
Small/Independent Business of the Year Award
About: Small/Independent business are the backbone to our community and the U.S. economy. This award recognizes one of the many that make our community a unique destination and ideal place to live.
Criteria: Business with up to 49 employees, located in Adams and/or Jefferson County. Not affiliated with a national business, franchise or multi-national company.
Outstanding Large/Independent Business of the Year Award:
About: This award is given to a non-national/multi-national business that helps make the community more attractive to future residents and business.
Criteria: Business with 50+ employees, not affiliated with a National/Multi-National business located in Adams and/or Jefferson county.
National Business of the Year Award:
About: This award is given to a National/Multi-National business that helps make the community more attractive to future residents and business. Large local businesses are the pillars of an economically vibrant community.
Criteria: Business with 50+ employees, affiliated with a national business or franchise located in Adams and/or Jefferson county.
Westy Achiever Award:
About: The award honors a person who has achieved the highest level of professional excellence, devoted time and energy to the community, and especially, opened the doors of leadership opportunity.