The details are coming together, but not quite ready to publicly share - you know it will be a good time, tho!
In the meantime, please consider nominating your local businesses and leaders for Chamber of Commerce Awards with the online nomination form. We are excited to introduce NEW categories this year!
General Nomination Guidelines
Nominated businesses must have a location in or are actively doing business in Jefferson
The nominees must be members of the Jefferson Chamber of Commerce
Self-nominations are welcome
If nominating in more than one category, please submit a separate forms for each
All deadlines are firm and nominations will not be accepted after the deadline
Winners within the past ten years are ineligible
Elected officials are ineligible
Please submit all nominations to the Jefferson Chamber no later than close of business December 1, 2021.
Business of the Year Award
This award recognizes the company that demonstrates all-around excellence in business. Judging will focus on competitive advantage of the business and examples of specific strategies that have driven business growth and service to the community. Nominee must be independently-owned and have been in business for at least three years.
Businessperson of the Year Award
This award recognizes a local business leader who has demonstrated achievement in ownership or management, or who has made significant contributions to the business environment in Jefferson. The individual selected will have demonstrated leadership in bringing about business growth and have an outstanding reputation. This person exemplifies the qualities of effective leadership, the importance in social, cultural and environmental awareness and has a commitment to the wider community.
Chamber Service Award
This award is presented to a Chamber member who has proactively demonstrated extraordinary enthusiasm for our organization through volunteerism, participation in Chamber activities and/or committees. This nominee shall also have acted as a notably positive “ambassador” for our Chamber through interactions with the public and other members.
Team Spirit Award
A Business member that has shown outstanding support as a "team" by showing up to multiple events, sending volunteers and has shown enthusiasm for membership.
Lifetime Business Acheivement Award
The purpose of this this award is to give recognition to a Jefferson member business or person who has been a dedicated and positive force in the Jefferson business community for several decades.
Ray O. Fischer Citizen of the Year Award
This award is presented to a member of the Jefferson community that exemplifies dedication to the betterment of Jefferson through community service and leadership. The nominee must be a citizen of Jefferson.