Wyoming County Chamber and Tourism office is inviting the community to nominate the 2020 Wyoming County Businesses of the Year

Sep 14, 2020

For the first time, the Wyoming County Chamber of Commerce and Tourism office is inviting the community to nominate their favorite businesses to be considered for one of four “of the year” awards that the Chamber annually presents. Awards will be given for small business (1-10 employees), large business (11+ employees), tourism business (i.e. hospitality or attractions), and most promising new business (less than 2 years old).

“This is the first time that the Board of Directors have invited the community to participate in nominating their favorite businesses,” said Chamber CEO, Scott Gardner. “The Chamber’s annual awards have always been a great way to recognize some of the outstanding local businesses we have right here in Wyoming County. We encourage everyone to get involved and show their support by sending in their nominations.”

Nominations can be made online by visiting https://www.wycochamber.org/links-and-resources/2020-award-nominations and submitting the nomination form. Nominators may be contacted for additional information or clarification. The nomination form may also be printed and submitted to the Wyoming County Chamber at 36 Center Street, Warsaw, NY 14569.

The criteria for selecting award recipients is based on actions such as an expansion projects, job growth, community involvement, or for contributions to the strength of a particular industry sector. The nominated business must be a member of the Wyoming County Chamber of Commerce. If unsure, please visit the Chamber’s online membership directory available on the website www.wycochamber.org. For questions please call the Chamber at (585) 786-0307.

Once all the nominations are in and closed, the Chamber's Board of Directors will vote on the nominees and select the winners. Nominations will be accepted until 5:00 PM on Thursday, October 15, 2020. Normally, the Chamber hosts and award reception and the winners receive their awards in person. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the winners will be presented their awards personally, and announced at the end of October by press and social media.

The Wyoming County Chamber & Tourism is the leading membership organization for local and regional growth, advocacy, and connection for Wyoming County’s business community. The Chamber & Tourism’s mission is to serve the members and community; promote and grow the area’s economic and tourism assets; and work collaboratively to create an environment that leads to the success and economic prosperity of Wyoming County. For more information or to become a member please call 585-786-0307 or visit the website at www.wycochamber.org

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