Annual Meeting Online Nomination Form
You are invited to help recognize a Jackson Chamber member who has made a significant contribution to the Jackson community.
All Nominations must be submitted to the Chamber by September 7, 2018. A nominee must be a current member of the Jackson County Chamber of Commerce. Recipients will be selected by the Chamber Executive and Annual Awards Committee. Awards will be presented at our 110th Annual Meeting on February 7th, 2019, at the Jackson College Potter Center from 5:30 – 9:00 pm.
NOMINEE REQUIREMENTS - SEE EACH AWARD DESCRIPTION BELOW FOR ANY REQUIREMENTS
Sponsored by Lloyd Ganton Retirement Centers
The ATHENA Award honors individuals who strive toward the highest levels of personal and professional accomplishment, who excel in their chosen field, devote time and energy to their community in a meaningful way, and forge paths of leadership for women to follow.
Presented by the Jackson Commercial Contractors Association
This recognition honors the owner(s) of a building who have substantially upgraded the physical façade and/or facilities by improving the interior and/or exterior of an existing building within the last three years. Owner(s) must be a current Chamber member. One before and one after photograph must be submitted with each nomination to Matt@JacksonChamber.org. The JCCA and Chamber are excited to recognize businesses who are investing in their growth and the overall growth of our community.
Up to 3 Awards will be given in the following categories(Committee reserves right to not award if no projects will be recognized in a specific category).
Group #1 - $0-$100,000
Group #2 - $100,000-$500,000
Group #3 - $500,000+
REACH HIRE AWARD
Sponsored by Michigan Works! Southeast
This award honors an individual or organization that has displayed an extraordinary commitment to developing today’s workforce to support the future of Jackson County’s economy.
SMALL BUSINESS PERSON OF THE YEAR
Sponsored by Willis & Machnik Financial Services
This award highlights the role of small businesses in our community. It symbolizes the personal strengths of owners and managers of successful small businesses. It represents the successful business person’s ability to see each business factor from every perspective while preserving the view of the whole. The criteria are parallel to those of the state and national small business awards, thereby making the Jackson recipient eligible for entry into those levels of competition.
If you are looking for a complete list of past award recipients, please contact the Chamber.