Calendar of Events

Thursday, April 3

Professional Development Committee
Chamber Office

Tuesday, April 8

Eye Opener Breakfast & Small Business Expo, Burnham Brook Community Center

Tuesday, April 8

Workplace Education Committee Meeting, Chamber Office

Wednesday, April 9

Ambassador Committee

Thursday, April 10

Marketing & Awareness Committee Meeting, Chamber Office

Wednesday, April 16

Silent Observer Committee Meeting, Commerce Pointe

Thursday, April 17

Business After Hours Mixer, Marshall Community Credit Union

Tuesday, April 22
Member 2 Member Committee Meeting, Chamber Office

Wednesday, April 23
Military Affairs Committee Meeting, Chamber Office

Wednesday, April 23
Business Networking Committee Meeting, Chamber Office

Friday, April 25
Business Leader Luncheon, Art Center of Battle Creek

 

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Business Excellence Awardsseeking nominations

Business excellence awards

 

deadline for nominations on or before April 11

The following is a listing of the awards that we are seeking nominations. Awards will be recognized at the Battle Creek Area Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Business Excellence Awards on Wednesday, May 21, at FireKeepers Casino Hotel from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

 

Start up Business of the Year

Is to recognize a start up business (within the last 12 months) who has demonstrated exemplary “Best Practices.”

Small Business of the Year

(25 employees or less) Is to recognize and honor a business who has demonstrated exemplary “Best Practices.” Must have been in business at least three (3) years and be a member of the Battle Creek Area Chamber of Commerce in good standing.

Mid-Size Business of the Year

(26-50 employees) Is to recognize and honor a business who has demonstrated exemplary “Best Practices.” Must have been in business at least three (3) years and be a member of the Battle Creek Area Chamber of Commerce in good standing.

Large Business of the Year

(51+ employees) Is to recognize and honor a business who has demonstrated exemplary “Best Practices.” Must have been in business at least three (3) years and be a member of the Battle Creek Area Chamber of Commerce in good standing.

 

The Battle Creek Area Chamber of Commerce and partnering agencies present the Annual Business Excellence Awards (BEA) program. This premier business event will be held at FireKeepers Casino Hotel this year in the big ballroom on the BIG STAGE! We are hosting an evening affair that will be recognizing the achievements of successful businesses, nonprofits, organizations and industry people in the greater Battle Creek area and the contributions they make to the growth and prosperity of the economy. This annual business event, the Chamber’s largest, brings together business, nonprofit, organizations, government and industry leaders from all over the area to join in celebrating the Chamber’s and business community’s achievements. It has extraordinary exposure and prestige attached to it. This is a special evening when our local entrepreneurs, businesses, nonprofits and organizations are honored by their peers. Members and guests will gather to pay tribute to the award recipients. Make sure you don’t miss this opportunity to honor business excellence.

 

All nominees must answer all criteria questions and submit on or before April 11 to awards@battlecreek.org. For more information about this event please contact Nadina Williams at nwilliams@battlecreek.org or call the Chamber office at 269.962.4076.

 

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