As a trusted partner to the Pekin business community, we'd like to celebrate your achievements and help create a positive narrative for your organization.

Nominations have opened for the 25th Annual Business & Community Recognition Awards Luncheon hosted by the Pekin Area Chamber of Commerce on October 27th. Presented to member businesses, organizations and individuals, these awards create a positive impact in our business community. We invite you to nominate a colleague or business for our Business Leader or Business of the Year awards, or choose from one of ten categories to self nominate to. Nominations are open now through October 7th. 

 

2022 NOMINATION CATEGORIES

New Business or Ownership    Professional Development Initiative    New Technology or Equipment    Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Initiative    Demonstration of Innovation    Business Growth or Expansion    Exemplary Customer Service    Community Service or Involvement    Pekin Area Chamber of Commerce Service and Involvement    Milestone Anniversary of 40 or More Years 

BUSINESS LEADER OF THE YEAR AWARD

 Nominee has demonstrated two or more of the following: excellence in their profession, involved in activities and programs that benefit our community, displays leadership, initiative, creativity and dedication to their profession, an inspiration to others in the workplace, or is a community servant. (Does not have to be a member of the Pekin Area Chamber of Commerce)

SMALL BUSINESS OF THE YEAR AWARD

Must have less than 20 employees.

Nominee must have achieved two or more items 2 – 8 above. Nominee business must be located in the Pekin Area, a member of the Pekin Area Chamber of Commerce, and have a reputation for integrity. 

BUSINESS OF THE YEAR AWARD

Business of the Year Award – Nominee must have achieved two or more items 2 – 8 above. Nominee business must be located in the Pekin Area, a member of the Pekin Area Chamber of Commerce, and have a reputation for integrity. 

LUNCHEON REGISTRATION

Nominations are open now through October 7th. Join us in celebration Pekin-area businesses, organizations, and individuals on their well-deserved accomplishments over the past year. The Business & Community Recognition Awards Luncheon will be held on Thursday, October 27th from 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. RSVPs must be received by October 20th

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