Chamber News

UTICA — The Greater Utica Chamber of Commerce is currently accepting nominations for the upcoming 2019 “Business of the Year Awards”.

The Business of the Year Awards honor companies/organizations for staying power, commitment to the Mohawk Valley region, and Greater Utica Chamber involvement. Anyone may nominate a business or organization, although only Chamber Member businesses are eligible to be considered. A full listing of members is available at Members can be re-nominated after five years from having won the award. After receiving the preliminary nomination form, the Chamber will provide nominated companies/organizations with a comprehensive nomination form. Nominated companies/organizations are required to fill out and return the comprehensive nomination form. Winners will be chosen based on answers provided. Present Board of Directors’ businesses or organizations are not eligible for nomination.

Awards will be presented to one company/organization in each of the following categories, at a luncheon ceremony on Wednesday, December 11th at Hart’s Hill Inn:

  • For-Profit Business with fifty or fewer employees
  • For-Profit Business with more than fifty employees
  • Not-for-Profit Organization with fifty or fewer employees
  • Not-for-Profit Organization with more than fifty employees
  • Catalyst Rising Business Award

Preliminary nomination forms must be received no later than Friday, September 20, 2019. For more information or to obtain a nomination form visit, email or contact the chamber at 724-3151.