Owensboro Chamber of Commerce 300OWENSBORO, Ky. (9/3/13) – The Greater Owensboro Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for its 2013 Business of the Year Awards. This new program will replace the Small Business of the Year awards given in previous years by adding new categories, and allowing for more participation from the 900+ members of the chamber.
 
“This new business awards program was created with the help of the Small Business Committee, and is based on feedback from members about the importance of recognitions like these. We’ve revised it to recognize excellence in innovation, growth, customer service and community involvement,” said Amy Jackson, President and CEO of the chamber.
 
The new categories of the chamber Business Awards program include:
• Business of the Year (one to10 employees)
• Business of the Year (11-50 employees)
• Business of the Year (51+ employees)
• Emerging Business of the Year
• Non-Profit of the Year
• Education and Workforce Development Program of the Year
 
All nominees must be members of the Greater Owensboro Chamber of Commerce, cannot have won a Business of the Year award from the chamber in the last five years, and must be able to provide percentage of gross revenue growth over the past three years. The online forms for nominations are available online at www.owensboro.com. Nominations will be accepted until September 30, 2013, and all nominees will receive a packet with the application the first week of October.
 
Benefits of winning the award include:
• Award presented at 2014 Annual Dinner on January 18, 2014
• Name on plaque displayed in Chamber office • Winner logo that can be placed on their marketing materials and on
 the Chamber website
• Profile in 2nd Quarter Greater Owensboro Business Magazine • Free booth at 2014 business expo
• Recognition at February Rooster Booster • Can present award to winner upcoming year at annual dinner
• Press via press release, Chamber website, Chamber Matters email and newsletter
• Icon by name in business directory as winner Deadline for nominations is Monday, September 30.
 
SurfKY News
Information provided by Jamie Roby

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

In Other News...

Libraries’ Drawing Contest Begins March 2

MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (3/1/15) — Muhlenberg County Public Libraries is hosting a creative drawing contest throughout… Read More

4H Penguin Plunge Draws Hundreds to Poolside

The Central City Fitness Center does not generally allow gorillas and parrots in the swimming pool. But all rules were… Read More

Most Read This Week

February 25, 2015 7166

Multi-Agency Investigation Nets Large-Scale Meth…

in Top News For All Sites by Trooper Stu Recke
February 24, 2015 7028

Two Charged in Central City Meth Bust

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Trooper Stu Recke
February 22, 2015 6902

Easter Cuties Pageant in Memory of Shanice Bean

in Top News For All Sites Touching Hopkins by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
February 25, 2015 6071

New Asian Restaurant Coming to Madisonville

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Gary Gates, SurfKY News
February 23, 2015 4678

Fire Departments Respond to Wester's Body Shop

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Shawn Freels
February 24, 2015 4384

School Board Holding Special Called Meeting

in Muhlenberg News by Sherri Miller

Most Read This Month

February 12, 2015

UPDATE: Name of Pennyrile Fatality Officially…

in Top News For All Sites Touching Hopkins by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
February 09, 2015

Police Pursue Man after Fight at Taco Bell

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center

Stories Trending Today

March 01, 2015 1449

HCCHS Student Has Unique Eye for Art

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
March 01, 2015 924

4H Penguin Plunge Draws Hundreds to Poolside

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Paul McRee, SurfKY News
March 01, 2015 836

West Broadway Vendor Event, Tag Sale Planned

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
March 01, 2015 753

Dave Says - March 1, 2015

in General News For All Sites by Dave Ramsey
March 01, 2015 678

Legislator's Log - Week of March 1, 2015

in General News For All Sites by Brent Yonts
March 01, 2015 622

Whitfield Meets with American Financial Services…

in General News For All Sites by Robert Hankins
March 01, 2015 603

Outdoor Truths - March 1, 2015

in General News For All Sites by Gary Miller
March 01, 2015 555

Libraries’ Drawing Contest Begins March 2

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Amie Waltrip
March 01, 2015 546

Kentucky Offers Tax Credit to Small Business…

in General News For All Sites by Joe Hall
March 01, 2015 452

Endowment Partners with Cheri for Free Screenings…

in Lakes News by Kyser Lough