Nominations for two of the Chamber's most prestigious awards are now being accepted! Nomination criteria and process are below:
Outstanding Business Person of the Year
The Chamber will recognize an outstanding business person who has shown leadership in business and community roles at the Fayette Chamber’s 50 Anniversary Celebration to be held the evening of January 14, 2017. Selected by past award winners, this is the most prestigious individual award given by the Fayette Chamber. Return the below forum to the Chamber, along with any substantiating data you might wish to include.
DEADLINE: Wednesday, November 30
Small Business of the Year
As outlined by the US Chamber of Commerce, small businesses are the backbone of America’s economy, representing more than 99% of all employers, creating three-fourths of all new jobs, and accounting for more than on-half of the nation’s gross domestic product. Every year the chamber recognizes and exceptional small business owner for his or her tireless work and embodiment of the spirit of enterprise. Nominees have displayed exemplary planning, operations, and community involvement. All nominees must go through an extensive selection process and are selected by a panel of judges from SCORE, the Small Business Development Center, and from economic development sectors.
DEADLINE: Wednesday, November 16