The 2023 Hayward Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards Dinner will be held on November 2nd at Flat Creek Lodge. All business and staff members of the Hayward Area Chamber of Commerce are invited annually. Please make plans to join us for this very special evening celebrating Chamber members and their accomplishments!
For information on how to RSVP to this year’s Annual Dinner, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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. Individuals and companies are encouraged to nominate their own businesses for an award.
Nominations will be accepted through 4 p.m. on September 28, 2023. Please use this form to submit nominations or find the 2023 guidelines here.
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 or new ownership at least 6 months but less than two years)
- Outstanding Employee, Director or Manager of the Year – For Profit Business
- Outstand Employee, Director or Manager of the Year – Non-Profit Organization
- Service Organization of the Year
- Volunteer of the Year
Click here to view last year’s (2022) Business Award Nominees & Nominations.
|Large Business of the Year
2022 Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe University
|Small Business of the Year
2022 The Whistle Punk
|New Business of the Year
2022 Louie’s Bar & Bites
|Outstanding Director or Employee of the Year
2022 Bill Grammer – Northwoods Comm. Food Shelf
| Service Organization of the Year
2022 Habitat for Humanity of Sawyer County
|Volunteer of the Year
2022 Linda Graham
|Entrepreneur of the Year
2012 Lake Wind Concierge
Ambassador of the Year
2009 Alissa Young
Partner of the Year
2017 Hayward Area Memorial Hospital and Water’s Edge