Livingston Parish Chamber of Commerce

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Nominating a business or your own business for Business of the Year?  

You can nominate your own business or another business.  Please note that once a business is nominated they will be required to complete a Business Overview  to continue the award process.  The Business Overview allows the business to tell their own story and successes highlighting each of the criteria listed below for each business.   Once a nominee accepts the nomination, the form for the Business Overview will be sent to the nominated business.  Awards are judged by an independent group outside the state of Louisiana.  A separated deadline of December 21st is for the Business Overview is in place.  All deadlines are firm and nominations will not be accepted after the deadline. Nomination deadline:  December 8, 2017

Previous winners must wait 7 years before eligibility is restored.  For a list of past winners, Click Here.

Award Categories | Small Business of the Year | Medium Business of the Year | Large Business of the Year |  Community Impact Award 

Small Business of the Year Criteria

SMALL BUSINESS OF THE YEAR AWARD 
1.   Nominee must be an active business with a location in Livingston Parish.  
2.   Nominee must be a member in good standing with the Chamber of Commerce.
3.   Nominee must have been in business for at least 3 years.
4.   Nominee must be an independently owned business.
5.   Nominee must have demonstrated one or more of the following characteristics:
  • Revenue growth and / or jobs growth. 
  • Annual revenue of less than two million and 20 or less employees
  • Innovative products or services
  • Provides exemplary customer service
  • Encourages and provides professional development of staff. 
  • Volunteers in the Livingston Parish community
Who can nominate?  Anyone can nominate a member business, or you can nominate your own business.  The chamber reserves the right to request two letters of reference from a third party.  Nominees may furnish one of these if they did not submit the original nomination form.  Nominations will require a completed application to be considered.  Applications are judged out of state by an independent panel.  Once the nomination is received, an application will be submitted to the nominated business to complete.

Nominate a business or your business here.


Medium Business of the Year Award

MEDIUM BUSINESS OF THE YEAR AWARD
1.   Nominee must be an active business with a location in Livingston Parish.
2.   Nominee must be a member in good standing with the Chamber of Commerce.
3.   Nominee must have been in business for at least 3 years.
4.   Nominee must be an independently owned business.
5.   Nominee must have demonstrated one or more of the following characteristics:
  • Revenue and / or jobs growth / creation
  • Revenue between 2 million and 20 million annually with 50 or less employees. 
  • Innovative products or services
  • Provides exemplary customer service
  • Encourages and provides professional development of staff
  • Volunteers in the Livingston Parish community
Who can nominate?  Anyone can nominate a member business or you can nominate your own business.  The chamber reserves the right to request two letters of reference from a third party.  Nominees may furnish one of these if they did not submit the original nomination form.  Nominations will require a completed application to be considered.  Applications are judged out of state by an independent panel.  Nominated businesses will be sent an application form to complete.

Nominate a business or your business here.

Large Business of the Year Award Criteria

LARGE BUSINESS OF THE YEAR AWARD
1.   Nominee must be an active business with a location in Livingston Parish.
2.   Nominee must be a member in good standing with the Chamber of Commerce.
3.   Nominee must have been in business for at least 3 years.
4.   Nominee must have demonstrated one or more of the following characteristics:
  • Revenue and / or jobs growth / creation
  • Revenue of 20 million or more annually with 50 or more employees.  
  • Innovative products or services
  • Provides exemplary customer service
  • Encourages and provides professional development of staff
  • Volunteers in the Livingston Parish community

Who can nominate?  Anyone can nominate a member business or you can nominate your own business.  The chamber reserves the right to request two letters of reference from a third party.  Nominees may furnish one of these if they did not submit the original nomination form.  Nominations will require a completed application to be considered.  Applications are judged out of state by an independent panel.  Nominees will be sent an application to complete the process.

Nominate a business or your business here.

Community Impact Award

NON-PROFIT OF THE YEAR AWARD – (COMMUNITY IMPACT AWARD)
1.   Nominee must be an active 501-C3 organization operating in Livingston Parish.
2.   Nominee must be a member in good standing with the Chamber of Commerce. 
3.   Nominee must have been in operation for at least 3 years.
4.   Nominee must have shown exemplary support to Livingston Parish area
5.   Nominee must have demonstrated the following:
  • Demonstrate outstanding contributions to the community or provide quantitative results of the initiative.
  • Nominee must have shown the impact, supporting data and need of the organization’s work.
  • Nominee must have shown organizational excellence and responsibility to stakeholders. 
  • Mission statement of the non-profit organization must be provided.
Who can nominate?  Anyone can nominate a 501C3 or this can be a self nomination.  The Chamber reserves the right to request two letters of reference from a third party.  The nominee may furnish one of these letters if they did not submit the original nomination form.  Applications are judged by an independent panel.

Nominate Community Impact Business Here