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2019 Business Excellence Awards

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The Shoals Chamber of Commerce 2019 Business Excellence Awards presented by the historic Ritz Theatre in Sheffield, Alabama will recognize the top local organizations that exhibit professional excellence.

Please review each category and its criteria before making your nomination(s). You may make one nomination per category.  A nomination for each category is not required. Nominations may be made online by the deadline of Monday, July 8, 2019 at 4:00 PM.

Winners will be announced on Wednesday, August 14 at the Ritz Theater, 111 W. 3rd St., Sheffield, AL  35660.  Breakfast will be provided at 7:30 AM with the awards ceremony following at 8:00 AM.

Categories

Family-owned Business of the Year
This award is open to a business of any size that is family-owned and run by a member of the founding family. 
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Business Start-Up of the Year
This award will recognize a business that has been established in the past two years that has made a positive impact in the community.
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Shoals Impact Award
This award will be presented to a non-profit organization dedicated to serving the community and impacting the lives of its citizens. Nominees must hold a current 501c3 status.
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Woman-Owned Business of the Year
Recognizes a female-owned organization that has made an impact on its specific market sector, with set goals for future growth and development in the Shoals.
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Minority-Owned Business of the Year
Recognizes a minority-owned organization that has made an impact on its specific market sector, with set goals for future growth and development in the Shoals
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Small Business of the Year (50 or less Employees)

Awards a small business with 50 or less employees that has had successful growth in the past three years. This organization has a positive working environment, a committed involvement to the economic vitality of the Shoals, and are poised to grow in the future.
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Large Business of the Year (51+ Employees)
Open to larger companies employing more than 50 employees. The winning business must have made a significant impact on the Shoals area through community efforts and economic growth.
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Winners from each category will be given a special award with featured recognition from the podium.


For more information, please contact:
Caitlin Holland, President
Shoals Chamber of Commerce
cholland@shoalschamber.com
256-764-4661