The Fayette Chamber of Commerce gives the Small Business of the Year award to a small business nominee who has displayed exemplary planning, operations, and community involvement. All nominees go through an extensive selection process and are selected by a panel of judges.
Qualifying Criteria: Businesses may nominate themselves or another business for the 2015 Small Business of the Year Award. Nomination DEADLINE: Friday, November 20, 2015.
To qualify to be a Small Business of the Year nominee, the following criteria must be met:
• Must be a current Fayette Chamber member for a minimum of 1 year
• Business in operation for a minimum of three years
• Must be a for-profit business
• Business has not won this award in the past three years
• 1-50 employees
Each qualifying business will receive application submission instructions and that submission must be completed and returned to the chamber by Friday, December 11, 2015.
• Sound business performance
• Business growth
• Economic impact
• Chamber and civic involvement
Nominating Deadline –Friday, November 20, 2015
Submission Deadline – Friday, December 11, 2015
Nomination Form: SBOY 2015 nom form
The selection committee will review all nominations that have been received by the nominating deadline (Friday, Nov. 20, 2015) to ensure that they meet the criteria. Each qualifying nominated busines will receive application submission instructions to be completed for consideration for the Small Business of the Year Award.
The Chamber also recognizes an Outstanding Business Person of the Year who has shown leadership in business and community roles. This is the most prestigious individual award given by the Fayette County Chamber.
o Must be a member in good standing of Fayette Chamber of Commerce
o Must own, operate or manage a business or profession in Fayette County.
o Must have demonstrated unselfish support of the community.
o Must exhibit a broad range of involvement in community affairs.
Nominations are solicited from the chamber membership and the recipient is selected by a vote by prior recipients of this prestigious award.
Nominating Deadline: Friday, November 20, 2015
Nomination Form: OBPOY2015_nom form
The 2015 winners will be announced at the Fayette Chamber Annual Meeting & Awards Luncheon, on Friday, January 15, 2016 at Dolce Atlanta-Peachtree Conference Center, Peachtree City.