Celebrating Greater Rochester's best and brightest young leaders.
The Greater Rochester Chamber IGNITE Award honors young professionals who strive toward the highest levels of personal and professional accomplishment, who excel in their chosen field, devote time and energy to their community in a meaningful way, and forge paths of leadership for others to follow. Save the date for our 2024 Ceremony on Thursday, June 6, 2024!
2024 Greater Rochester Chamber IGNITE Award
Save the date for the 2024 Greater Rochester Chamber IGNITE Award ceremony on Thursday, June 6th! Nomination and application information to follow.
The Greater Rochester Chamber IGNITE Award applicant between the age of 21 – 40 years must meet each of the following three criteria to apply for this award:
The Greater Rochester Chamber IGNITE Award Selection Committee pre-screens nominations to ensure all required information is included. A group of finalists is determined based on the award criteria and supporting documentation provided in the application package. Final selection of the Greater Rochester Chamber IGNITE Award winner is made by a Selection Committee consisting of a diverse group of leaders from the Greater Rochester business community.
Please note that there is no official merchandise for the Greater Rochester Chamber IGNITE Award. Any third-party solicitations claiming to offer such merchandise are unauthorized and not endorsed by us. Please contact Susan.George@GreaterRochesterChamber.com for more information.
Learn more about previous recipients:
4th Annual IGNITE Award Recipient
Kimberly Harding, Partner, Nixon Peabody
3rd Annual IGNITE Award Recipient
Sheila Dunne, Co-founder & COO, Dunne Goodwin
2nd Annual IGNITE Award Recipient
Nicole VanGorder, Chief Operating Officer, Rivent Partners
Inaugural IGNITE Award Recipient
Taren Greenidge, Partner, Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP