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Grow Your Brand & Celebrate With Your Team: Nominate or Apply for Greater Rochester Chamber Awards Programs

June 17, 2024

Greater Rochester Chamber understands the power of recognition and creating an impact in our community. Throughout all of our work, our mission is to recognize ways to solve problems, overcome obstacles, and create opportunities for organizations throughout the Greater Rochester region. As a part of this, we are proud to present various awards programs for individuals and organizations, large and small, in Greater Rochester who strive to make a difference and grow our local economy. Our various awards focus on specific criteria and categories to afford opportunities to changemakers in all industries and from all diverse backgrounds.

Our awards are specifically designed to uplift all finalists, recipients, and honorees, help grow their networks, and connect them to new levels of success and brand building. Greater Rochester Chamber’s award finalists,  and the organizations they work for, are showcased to our 1,300+ members. For individuals, this recognition helps to build a personal brand as a leader in the Greater Rochester community. For organizations, this can provide an opportunity to build brand awareness, connect with new customers and employees, and enhance your reputation as an organization on the cutting edge of change and development in the Greater Rochester area and beyond.

Applications and nominations for Greater Rochester Chamber’s awards programs are fast approaching for our awards through the end of 2024, and are already open for many of our 2025 award programs.

Deadline Fast Approaching: Apply for the Greater Rochester Chamber Top 100 Awards by Friday, June 21
Greater Rochester Chamber is proud to present its 38th annual Top 100 Awards program with partners KPMG, LLP and ESL Federal Credit Union. The Top 100 awards recognize Rochester’s continued reputation as a hub of innovation, celebrating the Top 100 fastest-growing privately owned companies in our region by revenue growth. Learn more and apply today:
Nominate changemakers for the Colors of Success Leadership Award by Thursday, August 8
The Colors of Success Leadership Award celebrates individuals who have shown outstanding leadership in fostering a sense of belonging, ensuring economic fairness, and promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in their workplace and the Greater Rochester community. Learn more and nominate today:
Nominate outstanding women and women-led organizations for the 2025 ATHENA International Awards
Presented in three categories, the ATHENA International Awards actively support and celebrate the ATHENA mission of supporting, developing, and honoring the achievements of exceptional women leaders. Nominate for the 2025 ATHENA Award, 2025 ATHENA Young Professional Award, or the 2025 ATHENA Organizational Award to help uplift women making a difference in our region. Learn more and nominate today:

Keep an eye out across Greater Rochester Chamber’s communication channels and website throughout the coming months as nominations and applications open for the 2025 Greater Rochester Chamber MWBE Awards and 2025 Greater Rochester Chamber IGNITE Award later this year. These awards offer additional opportunities to celebrate those who are ensuring a bright future for Greater Rochester.

To learn more about all of Greater Rochester Chamber’s awards and other events, please see our Programs & Events overview.


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