Nominate favorite business — hint, hint!

By Deborah Brown

The Greater East Dallas Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for the annual Business of the Year Awards. Nominations are accepted through the online nomination process. 

A follow up questionnaire will be sent to each nominee for detailed information. Chamber membership is not a requirement. The deadline for nominations is November 10. The winners will be announced on November 17, and awards will be presented at a luncheon on December 5. Nominees will be considered for the following categories:

BUSINESS OF THE YEAR — This award is given to recognize the outstanding East Dallas Business of the Year.

ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR — This award is presented for entrepreneurial achievements and noted individual successes during the past year.

CHAIRMAN’S AWARD — This award is presented for outstanding community and Chamber support by a company and/or an individual associated with the company who has made an outstanding contribution to the community and to the Greater East Dallas Chamber of Commerce. 

LIVE LOCAL AWARD — This award is given to recognize a small business/small business owner in East Dallas, who is a community leader who supports and gives back to the community.

R.S. MUNGER BUSINESS PIONEER AWARD — Criteria for Consideration: Was solely (or at least primarily) responsible for the development of an innovative technology, creative/artistic concept or process, or business method, model or concept; Significant East Dallas connection (lives, works here — currently or for a large part of life). 

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