The Chamber will recognize one nominee for each of these categories:
- Small Business of the Year: Presented to a Fort Wayne Chamber member business which has been in operation for at least five years and has fewer than 50 full-time equivalent employees. This company will have contributed to the community, has a reputation for integrity and fair business practice and has examples of product or management innovation and successful problem-solving.
- Large Business of the Year: Same qualifications as above, with the business having 50 or more full-time equivalent employees.
- CEO of the Year: Presented to the CEO of a Fort Wayne Chamber member who has made unique contributions not only to their business and employees, but to the Fort Wayne community as a whole.
- Employee of the Year: Presented to the employee of a Fort Wayne Chamber member who serves as a positive role model in the workplace along with showing exceptional dedication to advancing the interests of his or her organization.
Go to The Chamber’s web site to read more about the awards and to complete a nomination form. Nominations must be received by Nov. 1 at 5 p.m.