PUTNAM COUNTY, N.Y. – The Putnam County Chamber of Commerce is looking for nominations for its “Best in Business” Trailblazer Awards.
The awards, which honor local business leaders in 18 achievement categories, are to be presented during a ceremony from 6-9 p.m. on Thursday, March 23, at the Villa Barone Hilltop Manor in Mahopac, according to the Chamber.
“Each year, we nominate the best and brightest in the Putnam County business and nonprofit community for a series of awards to recognize their dedication and achievements,” said Jennifer Maher, the Chamber’s chairwoman. “Now in our seventh year, the “Best in Business” Trailblazer Award ceremony serves to bring the business community together to celebrate and honor the talent and success of those nominated by their peers.”
The Chamber is seeking nominations in the following categories:
- Company of the Year
- Best “New” Company of the Year (must have been started in 2016)
- Most Innovative Company
- Best Company Comeback
- Most “Socially Responsible or Environmentally Friendly” Company
- Most “Customer Friendly” Company
- Best Company to Work For
- Best Law Firm
- Best Advertising/Marketing Company
- Best Not-For- or Nonprofit Company
- Best CEO/Executive
- Best Sales Executive
- Best Entrepreneur/Founder
- Best Innovator
- Best Marketing Campaign of the Year
- Best Business Web Site
- Best Social Media Campaign of the Year
- Best Restauranteur
A keynote speaker for the awards ceremony is to be announced in January, according to the Chamber, which said that sponsorships for the countywide event are available ranging from $500 - $5,000. Ads also will be accepted for a printed event program.
To submit a nomination or to learn how to become an awards ceremony sponsor, call Maher at 914-330-7222. The nomination deadline is Feb. 7.
For information about Chamber membership, call Putnam County Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Bill Nulk at 845-225-8595 or email email@example.com.