2017 Champions Cup CALL FOR NOMINATIONS
The Greater Bartow Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce its 8th Annual Champions Cup Business & Industry Awards.

The purpose of this program is to recognize and honor businesses/organizations that have championed exemplary best practices, and have had a positive influence on the economic well-being of the Bartow area business community.

All nominations are confidential to the selection committee only.

Awards will be presented on October 17, 2017 at the Bartow Chamber’s Champions Cup Business and Industry Awards at the Bartow Civic Center.

Nominate Your Favorite
Chamber Businesses in one easy step!

The Greater Bartow Chamber of Commerce is now accepting nominations for the 8th Annual Champions Cup Business & Industry Awards, and Bartow’s Spirit of Bartow Award.
Starting this year, any Chamber Member can nominate any fellow Chamber Member for the following categories.

• Service/Professional Business of the Year
(includes non-retail professional businesses such as banks, insurance companies,
medical professionals, accountants, attorneys, construction companies, etc.)

• Retail Business of the Year
(includes any business that sells merchandise directly to the public such as
gift shops, auto dealers, restaurants, etc.)

• Emerging Business of the Year
(any start-up company in business less than three years – cannot be a buyout
of an existing company)

• Not-for-Profit Organization of the Year
(any non-profit business/organization)

• Community Service Business of the Year
(includes all non-retail businesses that have contributed through donations
of time or financial resources to improve the area’s quality of life)

• Spirit of Bartow Award

All awards will be judged by a blue-ribbon committee of
Chamber members based upon the following criteria:

Business & Industry Awards
The mission of the Champions Cup Business & Industry Awards is to recognize businesses/organizations that have championed exemplary best practices in the areas of customer service, sustainability, employee retention and opportunity, reputation and positive influence on the economic well-being of the Bartow area business community.

Spirit of Bartow Awards
Nominees for this award should be individuals or groups that have significantly contributed to the Bartow community and their individual accomplishments/contributions made a positive impact on the area’s quality of life.

Nominations are easy, no long forms to fill out!

The Greater Bartow Chamber of Commerce is now accepting nominations for the 8th Annual Champions Cup Business & Industry Awards, and Bartow’s Spirit of Bartow Award. Starting this year, any Chamber Member can nominate any fellow Chamber Member for the following categories. You may nominate one business for each category. You may nominate a business or an individual or both for Spirit of Bartow Awards.
INSTRUCTIONS: Type the name of a business or organization for every category in which you want to make a nomination. For the Spirit of Bartow, you may nominate an individual and/or an organization. Business & Industry Awards The mission of the Champions Cup Business & Industry Awards is to recognize businesses/organizations that have championed exemplary best practices in the areas of customer service, sustainability, employee retention and opportunity, reputation and positive influence on the economic well-being of the Bartow area business community. Spirit of Bartow Awards Nominees for this award should be individuals or groups that have significantly contributed to the Bartow community and their individual accomplishments/contributions made a positive impact on the area's quality of life. All awards will be judged by a blue-ribbon committee of Chamber members. If you wish to provide your name on the ballot, you may do so here, but it is not required.
Thank you for participating. Your application form needs to be submitted no later than Friday, September 29, 2017. If you have any questions, please contact Jeff Clark at 863-533-7125 or send an e-mail to jeff@bartowchamber.com.
SERVICE/PROFESSIONAL BUSINESS OF THE YEAR (includes non-retail professional businesses such as banks, insurance companies, medical professionals, accountants, attorneys, construction companies, etc.)
RETAIL BUSINESS OF THE YEAR (includes any business that sells merchandise directly to the public such as gift shops, auto dealers, restaurants, etc.)
EMERGING BUSINESS OF THE YEAR (any start-up company in business less than three year, and cannot be a buyout of an existing company)
NOT-FOR-PROFIT ORGANIZATION OF THE YEAR (any non-profit business/organization)
COMMUNITY SERVICE BUSINESS OF THE YEAR (includes all non-retail businesses that have contributed through donations of time or financial resources to improve the area's quality of life)
SPIRIT OF BARTOW AWARD Nominees for this award should be an individual or a group that have significantly contributed to the Bartow community.
Thank you for participating. Your application form needs to be submitted no later than Friday, September 29, 2017. If you have any questions, please contact Jeff Clark at 863-533-7125 or send an e-mail to jeff@bartowchamber.com.