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  • 2017 Chamber Award Nominations for 2016 Calendar Year

    (The 2016 awards will be presented at the Chamber's Annual Meeting & Awards Celebration on Friday, February 19, 2017.)

    It's that time of year!

    The Coastal Alabama Business Chamber is seeking nominations for our annual awards.

    Any Chamber member may make a nomination.  You may nominate more than one individual and you may make nominations for more than one award.  Please click on the appropriate form and use a new form for each nomination. Online Nomination Period ends at 5 PM on Monday, January 23.

     

    DO: Provide as much detail and relevant data as possible.  The more information we have, the better nominations can be evaluated.

    DON'T: Please don't conduct public 'write-in' campaigns on social media or elsewhere or make similar attempts to solicit multiple nominations for a business. Chamber awards are not a popularity contest. You will not be helping your nominee by doing this.

     

     

    Business Leadership Award - CLICK TO NOMINATE
    (formerly known as “Business of the Year” Award)

    The Coastal Alabama Business Chamber's Business Leadership Award is presented at the Chamber's Annual Meeting.  Through a nomination process, this prestigious award recognizes businesses that demonstrate innovation, involvement in their community, and represent a well-rounded business organization.

    Eligibility Requirements

    • Nominee must be a current member, in good standing, of the Coastal Alabama Business Chamber and must have been continually a member for the past three years.

    • Nominee must have been in business three years or more.


     

    Small Business of the Year Award - CLICK TO NOMINATE

    This award will be presented to a small, independent business demonstrating business acumen, innovation in leadership, management, and business practices.  The company should also demonstrate financial stability community involvement, and social responsibility. The company receiving this honor will be one that can serve as an example for successful businesses in today’s competitive, fast-changing business climate.

    Eligibility Requirements

    • Nominee must have been in business for at least five years.

    • Nominee must be a current member, in good standing, of the Coastal Alabama Business Chamber and must have been continually a member for the past three years.

    • Nominee must be a locally-owned, independent business based in Coastal Alabama.

     

    The A-Plus Business In Education Award - CLICK TO NOMINATE

    This award would be presented to the one business leader each year that stands out  for distinguished support of education in our community.  This could involve could be K-12, post-secondary, or some other aspect of education.

    Eligibility Requirements

    • Nominee must be a current member, in good standing, of the Coastal Alabama Business Chamber and must have been continually a member for the past three years.

    • Nominee must have been a Chamber member three years or more.

     

    Clean Coast Award - CLICK TO NOMINATE

    This award will be presented to the business that best exemplifies commitment to conservation and our environment as our number one economic resource.

    Eligibility Requirements

    • Nominee must be a current member, in good standing, of the Coastal Alabama Business Chamber and must have been continually a member for the past three years.

    • Nominee must have been in business three years or more.


     

    Distinguished Service Award - CLICK TO NOMINATE

    This award is presented annually to the individual who best exemplifies leadership and commitment to the Chamber and the community.

    Eligibility Requirements

    • Nominee must be a current member, in good standing, of the Coastal Alabama Business Chamber and must have been continually a member for the past three years.

    • Nominee must exemplify leadership ability and effectiveness throughout the community.

    • Nominee must be active in Chamber, as well as other community organizations.

    • Nominee must represent the community in the highest tradition possible.

    • Nominee must be a significant contributor to the community in time, treasure and talent.

     

    Good Government Award - CLICK TO NOMINATE

    This award will be presented to an elected or appointed governmental official or a senior member of their staff, who has exemplified an outstanding working relationship and promotes a cooperative spirit between the public and private sectors.  

    Eligibility Requirements

    • The nominee should be a current and active elected or appointed public official who serves any portion of the communities comprising the Chamber’s service area.  The individual may be involved in municipal, county, state, or even federal government.

    • The nominee must have been in public service three years or more.

     

    Chamber Person of the Year Award - CLICK TO NOMINATE

    The primary criteria for the successful recipient of this new award is CHAMBER involvement.   This award was created to annually honor a special individual who has made a difference and contributed to the successes of the Coastal Alabama Business Chamber through volunteering and chamber involvement.

    Eligibility Requirements

    • Nominee must be a current member, in good standing, of the Coastal Alabama Business Chamber and must have been continually a member for the past three years.

    • Nominee must have been a Chamber member three years or more.