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Yarmouth and Area
Chamber of Commerce

2016 Business Awards


Who would you like to see win?

The Yarmouth and Area Chamber of Commerce and our sponsors invite you to help us recognize the “Best of the Best” in our community. We would like you to tell us which businesses and individuals come to mind when you read the descriptions below. Choose a category and let us know why you feel this person or business deserves to be nominated in this category. The deadline to submit nominations to the Chamber office is Friday, October 7, 2016.


Small Business of the Year
(1-10 employees)
Medium Business of the Year
(11-30 employees)
Large Business of the Year
(31+ employees)
Each of these businesses can be
from any industry and meets the
criteria for; supporting the community,
has shown growth and innovation in its
business area, and has had a positive
impact on the local economy.
Rising Star of the Year Award:
This award goes to a locally owned
business that is less than 3 years old, or
has had a new owner within the past 3
years, and has shown innovation, and/
or significant growth and success within
our local business community.
Export Achievement Award:
This award recognizes a business that
has demonstrated success in exporting
goods or services and expanding its
markets outside the local economy.
Community Impact of the Year
This award honors a business that has
demonstrated exceptional public spirit
through active staff participation in our
community. The nominee will have shown
its support for our community through
sponsorships and charitable initiatives, or
by monetary and/or in-kind contributions.
Customer Service of the Year Award:
This award is presented to a business
and/or individual, which demonstrates
excellence in customer service and has
gone above and beyond what is required
in their position.
Hospitality and Tourism Award:
This business or individual has shown
outstanding ability to promote and enrich
the economic well-being of our area as an
ambassador. The nominee puts effort into
attracting (and/or hosting) visitors to
Yarmouth and surrounding areas by
promoting our many unique and diversified
Employee of the Year Award:

This award will go to an individual who
has shown an outstanding loyalty,
customer service, inspires others, has a
passion for their job, and tries to make
the workplace better for all employees.
Boss of the Year:
This award recognizes business owners
and managers whose management style
has differentiated them from the
competition. They have demonstrated
outstanding leadership in the workplace
that goes above and beyond for their
employees while valuing productivity and
customer service.







Winners will be announced on Thursday, Nov. 3rd, 2016 at 6:30p.m. at the YACC Business Awards Reception being held at the Rodd Grand Hotel. Contact the YACC office after September 21st to purchase tickets.

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Don’t forget to check out the Award Criteria below!