2019 Celebrate Bismarck-Mandan Nominations

This September, the Chamber EDC and it’s Excellence and Military Affairs Committees will honor local celebrities and business at the 15th annual Celebrate Bismarck-Mandan Award Ceremony.

From now until May 31st, we will be accepting nominations for the following awards:
Granite Award
• Must be a Chamber EDC member the last 5 years or the last 5 years in business life. • 50 years in business in Bismarck-Mandan(business may have changed ownership or name). • Must be involved in community activities.
Mike Fink Award for Steady Growth & Profitability
• Member of the Bismarck Mandan Chamber EDC . • Been in Business at least 5 years in the area. • Growth in number of employees over last 3 years. • Growth in revenue of at least 20% average over the last 3 years.
Small Business Person of the Year Award
• Member of the Bismarck Mandan Chamber EDC • Any Individual(s) who owns and operates or who bears principal responsibility for operating the business o Partners can be nominated as a ‘team’, as long as the number of team members does not exceed four. • 7+ years of being in business • Demonstrated growth in employees and opportunities • Demonstrated increase in sales and/or unit volume • Demonstrated social responsibility/community service/civic engagement • Nominees can be franchisees; however, they cannot be the head of a corporate office location.
New Entrepreneur of the Year Award
• Member of the Bismarck Mandan Chamber EDC. • Any individual who serves as a majority owner and operates or bears principal responsibility for operating a small business. • 3-year track record and not more than 7 years in business. • Demonstrated growth in employees and opportunities • Demonstrated social responsibility/community service/civic engagement • Can be existing business with new owner, as long as new owner has shown innovation, changes in organization, growth, etc.
Golden Eagle Award
The Golden Eagle will be awarded to a Chamber Member who has an active record of military support in the Bismarck-Mandan area. The purpose of the award is recognize those in support of the military through involvement and business interaction. Past Winners: Basin Electric Power Cooperative, Bismarck State College, Burleigh County Senior Adults Program, Comfort Inn & Suites, Cloverdale Foods, Kupper Chevrolet, University of Mary
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