North Augusta Chamber 2017 Small Business of the Year Nomination
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The North Augusta Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Year award recognizes a small business that has distinguished itself not only by its success in business, but also by its creativity, innovative spirit and community involvement.  All of which are essential traits of businesses that are pillars of our great community.  

Eligibility
The business must meet the following requirements to be eligible for the Small Business of the Year Award:
1. May not have been a prior recipient of the award in the last 10 years.  The following businesses are ineligible in 2017:

2016 BriTen Janitorial & Floor Care 2011 Sno-Cap Diner
2015 Quality Printing & Graphics 2010 Chem-Dry 2014 Stan Johnson Jewelers 2009 Posey Funeral Directors 2013 Edge Salon & Spa 2008 Ron Bryant, DDS 2012 Comfort Keepers 2007 SMS Sportsworld

2. Must be a current member of the North Augusta Chamber of Commerce. (To validate membership, please visit www.northaugustachamber.org)
3. Must have been in operation for more than 3 years.
4. Shall not employ more than 30 full-time employees (2 part time = 1 full time)
5. May not be a franchise.
6. Business must be a locally owned sole proprietorship or partnership in which all owners are local.

Judging Elements
The following components will be judged during the selection process:
1. Use of unique and innovative business development practices/models.
2. Business growth and performance.
3. Community image, impact, involvement and contribution.
4. Operational excellence.
5. Community recommendations, nominations, and references.
6. Positive social media presence.
 
All information provided to the North Augusta Chamber of Commerce in the process of this nomination will be kept CONFIDENTIAL.  Information will not be released or used without written consent from the participant.
 
Required 1.
Please enter YOUR information as indicated below.  Providing this information is mandatory in the nomination process.  We will be in contact with you if we have any questions regarding the nomination.

First Name:
Last Name:
Home Phone:
Email Address:
emailaddress@xyz.com
Address 1:
Address 2:
City:
State/Province
(US/Canada):
Postal Code:

Nominee Information (Information about the business you are nominating).
 
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Business
 

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Address/Location

 

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Business Website
 

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Type of Business (manufacturing, retail, service) & Main Product or Service

Example:  (if nominating Sally's Pet Sitting)   Service - Pet Sitting, Dog Walking, & Home-made animal collars.

 

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Is there a specific employee within this business that goes the extra mile for you as a customer?  Please list name and why you feel this way.  


Answer is limited to 1,000 characters.  If additional space is needed, please send an email to admin@northaugustachamber.org indicating the SBOY nominee's name and then your supporting information/documentation.

 

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Please list any additional customers, acquaintances, or employees of this organization who may be able to validate your reasons for nomination of this business.  (Or any other persons who might have their own testimony as to why this business deserves the 2017 SBOY award.)  Please provide at least a name and phone number or email.  Thank you.

 

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Thank you for taking the time to nominate this organization!  The North Augusta Chamber of Commerce appreciates you!