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Annual Meeting Nomination Form

Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for our annual Business Awards. The awards have been created to honor community efforts that reflect the mission of the chamber of commerce, which is to promote and protect a positive and vital economy and improve those unique qualities which are good for tourism and business. Please select one of the categories below to nominate an individual, organization or business that has demonstrated significant achievement in 2019.

Award Categories

Champion of Diversity Award

Recognizes a business or individual who has made a durable commitment to embracing diversity in their workplace and community. Eligible applicants include any business or individual who resides in the Grand Strand.

Business Innovation Award

Changing the establishment by introducing something better is no easy process, but it’s what true innovators live for. Those recognized for Business Innovation have made innovation part of their everyday routine and provide tangible benefits through their work. This award recognizes a business that exceeds the standard for resourcefulness and creativity in the workplace. Eligible applicants must be an investor of the chamber.

Small Business of the Year

Recognizes a business with 50 or fewer employees committed to sound business practices in operation, management and service to the community. Eligible applicants must be an investor of the chamber.

Nonprofit of the Year

Recognizes a 501(c) organization that demonstrates effective fundraising and outstanding contributions to the community. Eligible applicants must be an investor of the chamber.

Community Service Award

Recognizes a business or organization that contributes to the community in the form of leadership, volunteerism and/or financial support. Eligible applicants must be an investor of the chamber.

Chamber Volunteer of the Year

This award applauds someone who has volunteered many hours of time, talent and energy to the success and growth of Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce and support of the chamber's mission. Eligible applicants include any individual who volunteered past or present for the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber on the various committees or other events sponsored by the chamber.

Hospitality Employee of the Year

This award honors a non-manager who works directly with visitors on a regular basis and projects a positive image of his or her business, property, attraction or event and the state of South Carolina. The recipient excels in customer service by providing a memorable and pleasant experience for our visitors. Eligible applicants must be an investor of the chamber.

NEW! Entrepreneur of the Year

This award applauds someone who demonstrates innovativeness, originality and entrepreneurial spirit in the development of processes, products or technologies. The chamber presents this prestigious award to an individual who has taken a risk in business - started a new venture; expanded into a new area; taken on a challenging project. Eligible applicants include any entrepreneur who resides in the Grand Strand.

Click Here to Complete Nomination Form

Nominations must be submitted by 5 p.m March 13, 2020.

Questions? Call Amanda Blomquist at 843-916-7238.

 

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Call for Annual Meeting Award Nominations

You can't win if you don’t enter! This is your chance to honor standout individuals and businesses. The deadline for this year's annual meeting business and individual awards is March 13. Nominate your business and staff today! Mark your calendar for the April 28 celebration.