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2022 Business Awards

Business of the Year Award Guidelines

Nominations Accepted - January 11th – February 1st

Business Awards
Nominations accepted from the membership

You can nominate your own business or another business.  Please note that once a business is nominated, they will be required to complete a follow up form that allows the business to tell its own story and successes highlighting the criteria used in their nomination.


  • Small Office/Home Office Business of the Year (1-3 Employees)
  • Small Business of the Year (4-10 Employees)
  • Medium Sized Business of the Year (11-49 Employees)
  • Large Business of the Year (50 or More Employees)

Eligible business and organizations must be a member in good standing with the Northwest Douglas County Chamber & EDC.

Businesses must have demonstrated on or more of the following characteristics

  • Job growth and/or has demonstrated resilience
  • Innovative products or services
  • Provides exemplary customer service
  • Encourages and provides professional development of staff
  • Reinvests in the community (volunteering, donations, etc.)


Non-Profit of the Year (Must be a 501 (c)(3) organization)

Nominee must have demonstrated the following:

  • Demonstrate outstanding contributions to the community or provide quantitative results of an initiative
  • Nominee must have shown the impact, supporting data and needs of the organization’s work.
  • Nominee must have shown organizational excellence and responsibility to stakeholders.
  • Mission statement of the non-profit organization must be provided

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