The 2017 Membership Awards Dinner will be held November 2nd at the Steakhouse & Lodge. All members of the Hayward Area Chamber of Commerce are invited. Please make plans to attend this special evening.
Look for your invitation in the mail the first part of October!!
The Awards Program
The Hayward Area Chamber of Commerce Awards Program provides an opportunity to recognize and honor our member businesses and employees in excellence.
Nominees will be considered on the basis of their impact and professionalism in leadership, customer service, innovations in product or service, continuous improvement, employee relations, community involvement or partnerships.
The Awards Categories
Awards will be presented to eligible businesses, organizations or individuals that have made an exemplary contribution in one of the following award categories:
- Large Business of the Year (over 25 employees)
- Small Business of the Year (25 employees or less)
- New Business of the Year (in business at least
- 9 months but less than two years)
- Outstanding Employee, Director or Manager of the Year
- Service Organization of the Year
- Volunteer of the Year
- Partner of the Year (New for 2016!)
To print and submit your nomination: Annual Awards Nomination Form
To fill out the nomination online: Annual Awards Nomination ONLINE Form
|PARTNER of the Year
2016 Timber Ford of Hayward
LARGE Business of the Year
2016 Hayward Community Credit Union
2015 Hayward Area Memorial Hospital & Water’s Edge
|SMALL Business of the Year
2016 Hayward Mercantile
2015 Sophie’s Dog Bakery
|NEW Business of the Year
2016 Miller’s Market
2015 Italia Ristorante Italiano
|Outstanding Employee of the Year
2016 Deb Kertzweil-Advance Printing
2015 Ben Popp – American Birkebeiner
|Entrepreneur of the Year
2012 Lake Wind Conceirge
|Volunteer of the Year
2016 DJ Aderman
2015 Nancy Nelson
Non-Profit of the Year
2016 Ventures Unlimited, Inc.
2015 Hayward Lions Club
|Ambassador of the Year
2009 Alissa Young – Bank Mutual