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Get that competitive edge! Put your business on the map.
The world of commerce is increasingly competitive, due to factors such as e-commerce and ever changing economic climates. As a business in our region you have to work harder and smarter for success.
As a member of an accredited chamber of commerce you are part of a wider national business network, and the chamber awards provide you with the opportunity to gain recognition and exposure for the hard work and achievements of your business.

2009 New Business of the Year Award Nomination
If your business has been operating for three years or less, why not enter the most promising New Business award? Entrants will be asked to provide details of how the company has performed and what its future projections are. You will also be asked to explain the background of the business, the markets it operates in, the business vision and the research that was undertaken when the business was in development. By doing so you could receive the reward you deserve for successfully setting up your business.

2009 Business of the Year Award Nomination
The Business of the Year award will be given to the company that demonstrates all-round excellence in business. The judging will focus on financial performance and future objectives, the competitive advantage of the business, and will look at examples of specific strategies which have driven business growth. If your business achievements are impressive, then this award is for you.

2009 Best Places to Work Award Nomination
Being named the "Best Place to Work" award winner confirms that the company is succeeding in its efforts to provide a world-class work environment that values its employees. We are seeking nominations that indicate the company is creating a friendly, family-oriented and positive culture that makes it possible for our workforce of dedicated, talented, and well-trained employees to be the best they can be. This translates into quality service for our clients.

Jeanne E. Schaal Outstanding Contributing Member Nomination
Objective: to recognize an individual for their dedication to promoting the Chamber to the business community.
Criteria: Individual must be a member of the Upper Arlington Area Chamber of Commerce
Award can be given for a specific contribution or for a pattern of achievement.

W. Arthur Cullman Business Person of the Year Award Nomination
Objective: to recognize an individual for his or her business expertise, experience and/or accomplishments.
Criteria: Individual must be singularly responsible for or have made a significant individual contribution to the success and accomplishments of the business organization with which they are affiliated.
Individual must live in the Upper Arlington area or work at a business in the Upper Arlington area.
Award can be given for a specific contribution or for a pattern of Achievement.

Please go to to print your nomination form or complete the form online.