2020 Business Recognition Award Requirements & Application
Application Period Closed until July-Aug of 2021
Applicant or Nominee must:
Be a member of the New Paltz Regional Chamber of Commerce in good standing.
Own and operate their business in the counties of Dutchess, Greene, Orange or Ulster.
Demonstrate a positive impact on the community or workplace.
Demonstrate solid commitment to their business and their local community.
To submit a complete application packet, please include the following:
A completed application form.
A typed personal essay of no more than 500 words that explains the applicant’s economic impact or growth within the community. Please include any awards or recognitions if applicable.
It is the applicant’s responsibility to meet the deadline and to ensure the application packet is complete. Only complete application packets will be reviewed and considered for each award.
Entrepreneur or Business Person of the Year This award recognizes an entrepreneur or business person who has achieved extraordinary accomplishments in business or shown dedication and commitment to furthering business in Hudson Valley.
Excellence in Business Award Any Hudson Valley business that is recognized as a leader in its field and has demonstrated a commitment to its employees, customers and clients and to furthering business in the Hudson Valley.
Commitment to the Community This award recognizes an outstanding individual or organization that has improved the quality of life in the Hudson Valley.
Emerging Young Leader Award This award recognizes an individual under the age of 40, that demonstrates leadership qualities and a commitment to bettering the New Paltz Region.
Lifetime Achievement Award Our business community includes a distinguished group of long standing professionals who have not only made their mark in the world of commerce, but have enriched the community at large. Specific criteria for this award includes: long term business success, strong community involvement, demonstrated flexibility and adaptability in a changing business world, innovative business strategies and recognized business leadership as a role model.
Deadline Application packet must be received by the Chamber of Commerce by Friday, August 21st, 2020.
Submissions will be reviewed by the board and winners will be notified after Friday, August 28th, 2020
If you have any questions please reach out to Jerry Amato, Committee Chair - firstname.lastname@example.org