Celebrate Business Awards 

It’s time to honor the best of the best at the 2018 Celebrate Business Awards Luncheon! On August 29, we’ll showcase this year’s most visionary and community-driven businesses and individuals and highlight all of their contributions to the community. We are excited to recognize six of these businesses and two individuals that lead the way in their fields and make Lincoln a truly great city.

Submissions due: June 29, 2018

Company Nominated
Street
Website URL
Telephone
Name of Top Executive
Title of Top Executive
Brief Description of Business
Year Founded
Number of Employees
Based upon the attached criteria, please submit a paragraph telling us why you believe this company /individual should be given the award

Information regarding small business of the year nominees: Please indicate the company's revenues (to the nearest $1,000) for  2017, 2016 and 2015 (All revenue figures submitted will be held confidential by the Lincoln Chamber of Commerce).

2017
2016
2015
Nomination for:
Submitter Name (First and Last)

Celebrate with us! 

August 29, 2018
11:30 a.m - 1 p.m. (doors open at 11:15 a.m.)
The Lincoln Marriott Cornhusker Hotel
333 S 13th St.

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Award Categories

CORNERSTONE AWARD
The Cornerstone Award is intended to honor the business that best demonstrates leadership in the community. The award recognizes the entrepreneurial spirit of those who take risks and make the investment in time and money to grow business firms in our city. The Cornerstone Award is intended to honor the outstanding business of the year in Lincoln. 

SMALL BUSINESS OF THE YEAR AWARD
The Small Business of the Year Award is intended to honor that business which best exemplifies the spirit of free enterprise in Lincoln. The winner should provide an example of the rewards offered by the free enterprise system by risk taking, being innovative and strengthening community spirit.

MANUFACTURER OF THE YEAR
The Manufacturer of the Year award serves to bring attention to Lincoln’s manufacturing community and the contributions made to Lincoln both economically and socially. An award of excellence will be presented to one outstanding manufacturing company that demonstrates forward thinking in product development utilizing technology to revolutionize the manufacturing industry. Honorees should exhibit leadership and a strong commitment the city of Lincoln.

GREEN BUSINESS OF THE YEAR AWARD
The Green Business of the Year Award is designed to honor a business that meets high environmental standards and has gone beyond local state and federal environmental regulations to create an environmentally friendly business. The award recognizes outstanding achievement in pollution prevention, waste reduction and recycling activities. This award is given to businesses who adopt principles and practices that improve the quality of life for their customers, employees, communities and the environment.

TOURISM DEVELOPMENT AWARD
The Tourism Development Award recognizes the person or attraction that has exemplified creativity in the development of the tourism industry.

ENTREPRENEURIAL SPIRIT AWARD
The Entrepreneurial Spirit Award recognizes the person or company that has exemplified creativity in the development of enterprise in Lincoln.

ROGER T. LARSON COMMUNITY BUILDER AWARD
The Roger T. Larson Community Builder Award is given each year to an exceptional candidate whose proven leadership and influence through public service has shaped the Lincoln community.

BURNHAM YATES CITIZENSHIP AWARD
The Burnham Yates Citizenship Award recognizes individual citizenship efforts. It acknowledges a corporate citizen for his/her business and charitable contributions to the city, making it possible for Lincoln to continue to grow and prosper.