NOMINATION FORM - 2019

 

Now through September 22nd, community members are encouraged to nominate deserving Warren County businesses for any or all of the 2019 Economic Impact Award categories using the form below. Self-nominations are encouraged.

 Examples of positive economic impact may include a combination of any of the following:
 
  • Business brings new dollars to the County (exporting). 
  • Business produces, sells, or provides unique or innovative products/services. 
  • Business operates out of a physical commercial location within Warren County (pays property taxes, mortgage or lease, utilities, etc.).
  • Business has a high amount of sales each year (relative to industry type). 
  • Business employs more than two full time employees, not including owner(s). 
  • Business has been in operation in Warren County for more than three years. 
  • Business contributes to the economy regularly in other ways such as donations, volunteer time, in-kind products or services to charities, events, other businesses, schools, etc.

Finalists for each award category will be announced September 30th then the public will vote online through October 14th to determine the winners. Winners will be announced at the Warren County Economic Impact Celebration & Awards Event on Thursday, October 24th from 5-7 pm in Hubbell Hall at Simpson College.
 
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Business of the Year

State the business, owner(s), address, phone number and email address of the Warren County business that you feel overall exhibits the qualities of a great business and employer. More consideration will be given to nominations containing examples of outstanding economic impact, customer service, employee satisfaction, community support, etc.

 

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Top Business in a Small Community (Under 3,000 Population)

State the business, owner(s), address, phone number and email address of the Warren County business (in a community of less than 3,000 population) that overall exhibits the qualities of a great business and employer. More consideration will be given to nominations containing examples of outstanding economic impact, customer service, employee satisfaction, community support, etc.

 

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Producer/Manufacturer Business of the Year

State the business, owner(s), address, phone number and email address. Please briefly explain the type of product or operation/services conducted at the local facility. If possible, include general numbers indicating amount of products/items produced, shipped or sold each year from local facility. Include total number of employees and what makes this company important to the community. 

 

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Innovation Award

State the business, owner(s), address, phone number and email address. The winner will be a business that went beyond its traditional business model in 2018/2019 to expand its operations, products, markets and/or revenue. Please explain the innovative new product, service, and/or process that has been implemented and how it expands the opportunities for the business nominated. 

 

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New Business of the Year

For new businesses that have opened in 2018/2019. State the business, owner(s), address, phone number and email address. Please briefly describe what the business does and how it positively impacts the local economy, as well as why you think it deserves to win "New Business of the Year".

 

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Woman-Owned Business of the Year

State the business name, address, phone number, email address, and name of the female business owner(s). Please briefly describe what the business does and how it positively impacts the local economy, as well as anything else that makes this business unique and important to the community.

 

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Exporter Recognition

Businesses that export have a very high, but sometimes unnoticed economic impact to the local community and even the state. We want to highlight these companies and recognize them for the positive impact they have in Warren County. If you know of a business that exports (including your own), please provide the name of business, address and name of business owner(s). If possible, include an approximate annual dollar and/or product export amount (kept confidential). 

 

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Veteran-Owned Business Recognition

Please help us identify and honor veteran-owned businesses in Warren County. If you know of a business proudly owned and operated by a military veteran, please include the business name, address, phone number, email address, name of the veteran business owner(s), and briefly describe what the business does.

 

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9.

Business Longevity - Milestone Recognition

Please help us identify and recognize Warren County businesses that celebrated anniversary milestones in 2018 and 2019.  Include business name and anniversary milestone being celebrated. (15, 25, 50, 75, 100, 125, 150 years, etc.).

 

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