• The Chamber Fall Auction & Awards Celebration

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    Name: The Chamber Fall Auction & Awards Celebration
    Date: November 3, 2018
    Time: 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM EDT
    Registration: Register Now
    Event Description:
    Auction, Awards, Dinner and meet the new Executive Director
    This year's Chamber Fall  Auction + Award Celebration is scheduled for Saturday, November 3rd, 5:30 - 9:00 pm at Thornton Academy.  Also, introduce and welcome our new executive director at the event.   This will be a fun and exciting event!  

    As part of the Business Awards ceremony we are soliciting nominees from the public. Below is the award categories, criteria and nomination.  
    The nominee must be an active Chamber member. Anyone can nominate a business, and we accept self-nominations. The person or entity nominating a business will not be made public.
    ALL NOMINEES MUST BE A CHAMBER MEMBER IN                      GOOD STANDING 

    FAMILY-OWNED BUSINESS OF THE YEAR
    • Be a 2nd-generation or older family-owned company, whose leadership has been passed from one generation to another.
    • Demonstrates excellence in their industry
    • Quality customer service
    • Supportive work environment
    • Provide brief company story/history and highlight the impact of most-recent generation.
    • Provide three (3) reasons as to why company will still be thriving through next generation.                                                                                                     ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR
    • Opened in the past 2 years
    • Demonstrated growth since opening
    • Demonstrates strong entrepreneurial mindset: creative approaches, willingness to take risks, engages others, faces ambiguity with enthusiasm, leads others to new achievements
    • Has started at least one venture that was very successful and/or any current ventures they are engaged in is recognized as a success
     
    SMALL BUSINESS OF THE YEAR (25 employees or less)
    • Be independently owned and operated
    • Demonstrates excellence in field of expertise
    • Tangible business growth/improvements
    • Quality customer service
    • Supportive work environment
    LARGE BUSINESS OF THE YEAR (over 25 employees)
    • Demonstrates excellence in their field
    • Tangible business growth/improvements
    • Quality customer service
    • Supportive work environment
    • Employee-encouraged community service
    BUSINESS EXCELLENCE AWARD (any size business)
    • Demonstrates excellence in field of expertise
    • Tangible business growth/improvements/prosperity/sustainability
    • Contributes and promotes the economic growth, stability and improvement in the area which the chamber serves.
    • Leadership role in civic and charitable activities
    • Quality customer service
    • Supportive work environment
    • Use of local business resources (using local goods, services, etc. )
    • Demonstrates it stands out from the crowd
    Awards Nominations please click the link:
    http://www.surveymonkey.com/r/HNNQ7S7
    Location:
    Thornton Academy 
    438 Main Street
    Saco, Maine 04072
    Date/Time Information:
    Saturday, November 3rd 5:30-9:00pm 
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