ANNUAL CHAMBER AWARDS
Call for Nominations
The Genesee County Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards Ceremony will be held on
Saturday, March 4, 2017 at The Quality Inn & Suites, Batavia(formerly The Clarion Hotel).
At this time we will be presenting awards to deserving area businesses and individuals for
their achievements in business, community service and volunteerism.
businesses MUST be a Chamber Member in good standing.
The following is a list (suggested) of Awards to help you in your submission
BUSINESS OF THE YEAR AWARD
The nominee must have demonstrated significant business stability, commitment to the
business community, community service and leadership.
ENTREPRENEURIAL BUSINESS OF THE YEAR
Leading the way in the development of business through opportunities created
uniqueness of business ideas and initiation of the owner.
AGRICULTURAL BUSINESS OF THE YEAR
Nominee must be considered an Agri-business and have demonstrated steady or
increased growth in this industry.
INNOVATIVE ENTERPRISE OF THE YEAR
A business that is successfully generating and implementing new or novel ideas and
SPECIAL SERVICE RECOGNITION
Does not have to be a business. Can be an organization, club, government agency,
educational institute or health care facility that is recognizing a major event or
activity/activities. Must have had lasting benefit to the community at large for that
GENESEEAN OF THE YEAR
A person, who has made an outstanding contribution to the community, contributed or
volunteered beyond the call of duty a true unsung Hero of today. Person must be a
resident of Genesee County.
(MEMBERS OF THE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE BOARD OF DIRECTORS ARE NOT ELIGIBLE FOR AWARDS)
Nominee’s Business, Contact & Address: ___________________________________
Selection of a category is not mandatory. If you feel your nominee falls into a
specific category please mark as so. (*If unsure of the category, the committee will assign to
Business of the Year Award
Entrepreneurial Business of the Year
Agricultural Business of the Year
Innovative Enterprise of the Year
Special Service Recognition
Geneseean of the Year
Nominator’s Name, Business & Address:______________________________________
(The Business nominee may be notified of their nomination and asked to provide follow up
information to help better inform the committee about their business.)
Nominations must be received by December 30, 2016
Genesee County Chamber of Commerce,
210 East Main Street, Batavia, NY 14020
Nominate by email to: email@example.com
Please submit on the space below or on a separate piece of paper why you
feel the nominee (either Business or Geneseean) deserves this award. Feel
free to include any substantiating materials you feel would help the
committee in evaluating the nominee. (Emails to firstname.lastname@example.org will
also be accepted for nominations)