Each year, the Chamber of Commerce delivers awards, highlighting exceptional members and individuals who have made a difference in the community and worked to further the mission of the Chamber.
We are seeking nominations for the 2021 awards. Nominations are due by Wednesday, October 6 at 5 p.m. Finalists will be notified no later than Friday, October 15.
- A nominee may not be nominated for multiple awards but may only win one award annually.
- Nominees must be a member in good standing of the Greater Kokomo Chamber of Commerce, a division of the Greater Kokomo Economic Development Alliance
- Members may be nominated for any award, if applicable, but will not be eligible to win the same award in consecutive years
- A nominator may nominate multiple nominees
We are accepting nominations for the following awards:
Small Business of the Year
A business (50 employees or fewer) that has made significant contributions to the economic health of the community, including financial contributions, business growth, and the introduction of new or innovative products and services. This business excels in employee development, is community minded and provides outstanding customer service.
Large Business of the Year
A business (51 employees or more) that has made significant contributions to the economic health of the community, including financial contributions, business growth, and the introduction of new or innovative products and services. This business excels in employee development, is community minded and provides outstanding customer service.
Business Person of the Year
An individual who has shown significant contributions to the local economy and community during the previous year through business growth, innovation, sound business practices and community involvement including any engagement in the Greater Kokomo Economic Development Alliance. Nominees must work or live in the Howard County area.
Volunteer of the Year
Chamber member who has demonstrated integrity, initiative, and creativity to enhance the goals of the Chamber. This individual has demonstrated support of chamber goals and provided dependable and exceptional assistance on the Chamber’s behalf.
The IMPACT award is recognition of an organization, initiative, or institution that has made a significant impact in the community over the past year. This category includes nonprofit organizations.