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2014 IMPACT Awards Nominations

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For over 25 years, the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce has honored the accomplishments of businesses and the impact they’ve made on the Greater Phoenix business community. The Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce is looking for companies that have a strong footprint in the Valley that are deserving of special recognition.

WHY NOMINATE

Participating companies will receive recognition in:


• Chamber e-newsletter
• Chamber social media tools
• Chamber website
• Event videos
• Possible interviews with local media
• Print ads
• Printed and electronic invitations
• Printed program

• Electronic billboards in the Valley


OVERVIEW of AWARDS

Apply for the category(s) that are applicable to your business. Nominees are encouraged to apply for all four categories. Two businesses, one business with fewer than 250 employees and one business with more than 250 employees, will be awarded in each of the four categories below. An IMPACT Business of the Year will be selected from among the four category recipients in each business sector.

  • Community Champion – A business focusing on local community involvement, volunteerism, and a dynamic company culture that fosters employee growth and development.
  • Economic Driver – A business or organization substantially contributing to the economic vitality of the Greater Phoenix community by creating new jobs and opportunities, advancing a new industry or revitalizing a business sector or neighborhood. 
  • Entrepreneurial Excellence – A business exemplifying the spirit of entrepreneurialism; this business invests in the Valley and adds to the Greater Phoenix community. A business that has identified opportunities or unmet needs and, as a result, has taken risks, created value, initiated changes, or developed innovative solutions. 
  • Response to Adversity – A business that faced significant challenges and was able to respond and rebound in order to build a stronger, more sustainable company.
  • IMPACT Business of the Year – Selected from the category award recipients and announced at the event. A business that has achieved remarkable results and accomplishments within their business and has moved their company and the local economy forward, exemplifies excellent corporate citizenship by giving back to our local community and possesses a corporate culture that enhances the lives of its employees.

TIME REQUIREMENTS

  • January 10, 2014 – Nomination forms (Part one) due by 5pm
  • January 17, 2014 – Application packets (Part two) due by 5pm
  • February 13, 2014 - Nominee Reception announcing Finalists
  • February 25, 2014 - Selection Panel Interviews for companies with fewer than 250 employees
    OR February 26, 2014 - Selection Panel Interviews for companies with more than 250 employees
  • March 12, 2014 – Recipients’ Meet & Greet
  • March 25-27, 2014: Half-day video shoot at your business location, scheduled with GPCC contracted video production company
  • May 15, 2014 – 27th Annual IMPACT Awards Luncheon

BUSINESS REQUIREMENTS FOR ELIGIBILITY

  • Must be a member in good standing of the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce or affiliate chambers. (Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce at South Mountain-Laveen or Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce at Anthem-North Gateway)
  • Must be headquartered in or have a major presence in Arizona
  • Must be able to meet time commitments (detailed above)
  • Honorees must support the IMPACT Awards event as table host (minimum of one table)

Nomination Deadline is 5pm on Friday, January 10, 2014

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