Business Celebration Award Categories Defined


Best Place to Work – Do you work for a business that you think is the best place to work? We want to hear all about it. Tell us what makes your work place unique or special. This nomination is to be completed by employee(s).

The Red Carpet Award
– This award recognizes a business that provides a quality of customer service that goes above and beyond the call of duty to exceed expectations. This business is known to all as one that exhibits exceptional care, compassion and performance to maintain a high level of customer satisfaction. The nomination form is to be completed by consumer/customer and should include specic examples of “above and beyond the call of duty” customer service.

Outstanding Achievement in Workforce Development – Take a moment to nominate a business who has worked hard to grow and further develop their company. This business is one who has taken creative measures to create new jobs, avoid downsizing, provide the training necessary to stay competitive in the current work environment and maintain a highly skilled, motivated staff. This nomination form is to be completed by the employer or another business who works closely with the nominee.

Small Business Achievement Award – Recognize a small business (1-50 employees) that is surviving and thriving in today’s ever-changing business world. Whether it is celebrating an anniversary, advancing to multiple locations, or expanding a product line; we want to honor them for all of their hard work. This nomination form is to be completed by employees or the general public.

Outstanding Leadership in Community Citizenship – Has there been an initiative this year that has touched your heart? We want to thank and recognize the entity that is behind that special story. Share it with us today!  This award is open to both business and non-profit organizations that exemplify leadership in community citizenship. Nomination: completed by employees or the general public.

Downtown Investment Award This award is for business located in the Downtown Central Business District and recognizes how that business has invested to improve our downtown, either through job creation or the beautification of their location. This nomination form is to be completed by the business or property owner or business manager.


Please note: Businesses are limited to one self-nomination per year.