Business Recognition Dinner 

2021 Business Recognition Dinner: Tuesday, November 9, 2021 to honor our 2020 winners.
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Do you know of a business/organization or individual who deserves to be honored for their accomplishments? Are you part of an outstanding business yourself? If so, consider nominating them for the Chamber’s Outstanding Business Recognition program.

The Outstanding Business Recognition Awards dinner is held annually in October or November. This is your chance to make sure the best local businesses get the recognition they deserve. Any designated representative of a Chamber member may nominate another Chamber member. Self-nominations are also acceptable.

Nomination packages are available at the Chamber office or on the Chamber website. Criteria is based on the following:

Business of the Year – for that business best demonstrating positive economic impact in our community while including significant contributions to the community’s growth and well-being. This business would demonstrate an exceptional level of representing their industry and the local business community as a whole. Benchmarks may be exemplary staying power, sales growth, employee growth, production expansion, significant improvement in financial position, etc.

Entrepreneurial Spirit Award – for the individual, founder or team who has demonstrated the best of community-wide benefits of the entrepreneurial spirit. Benchmarks may be a significant product, service or technology innovation, successfully taking a division in a totally new direction, starting a new product/service line, innovative ways to overcome significant challenges, etc.

Community Service Award – for that individual or organization best demonstrating Chamber members’ involvement in community service. Benchmarks may be demonstrations of regularly going above and beyond their core mission, in order to serve our community.

Meet Our 2020 Outstanding Business Recognition Award Winners!

Congratulations to all!  The 2020 awards dinner was postponed until Spring 2021 due to COVID-19 concerns.  Until then, we invite you to learn more about this year’s winners by clicking on the links provided below to view short videos about each business.

2020 Entrepreneurial Spirit Award: Donny L. and Kristan S. Carter

2020 Community Service Award: DelFest, LLC

2020 Business of the Year: UPMC Western Maryland

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