Celebrate Business Awards
The Lincoln Chamber of Commerce has proudly been Lincoln’s principal business advocate and catalyst in promoting retention and expansion of businesses. We celebrate the valuable contributions businesses make to our community and recognizes both business and individual lifetime achievements. Businesses are nominated in six award categories and winners will be showcased at our annual Celebrate Business Awards Luncheon, August 29.
Submission Deadline: June 30, 2017
Award Categories -
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.