Applications sought for Eastside Business Awards
March 11, 2013 · Updated 4:22 PM
Applications are being sought for the Eastside Business Awards, a program that honors the best businesses on the Eastside that uphold a strong commitment to quality, community and innovation.
The awards will be given at a luncheon May 6 sponsored by the Bellevue Chamber of Commerce. Deadline for applications is April 5.
Awards will be given in four categories:
Eastside Business of the Year will recognize the sustained superior performance of an established Eastside business. The award encompasses the organization’s business leadership in its industry, its history of recognizing and seizing market opportunities, the strength of the candidate’s leadership team and workforce, and the company’s financial stability.
Eastside Small Business of the Year will recognize the superior performance of an Eastside small business of 100 employees or less. the award will honor a company with an established presence in the community, a commitment to workforce excellence, and a demonstrated entrepreneurial spirit.
New this year is an award for Eastside Startup Business of the Year. The award will recognize a startup business that is poised to achieve consistent and significant growth, with an entrepreneurial leadership team meeting the challenges of a growing business.
Also new is the Innovative Product of the Year: People's Choice Award. The award will recognize a new cutting edge product, software, or application in the greater Puget Sound Region, which is a game changer that makes life easier, better and sometimes more fun.
Winners and nominees will be honored in a special recognition at the Any business that has an eastside location is eligible to compete and businesses are not required to be a member of the Bellevue Chamber of Commerce. A business/organization may only win once in any category and a business/organization may only be named as a finalist in one award category.
Applicants must complete an online application process at bellevuechamber.org.
Awards will be presented at a luncheon at The Westin Bellevue, 600 Bellevue Way NE.
More information and registration is available by contacting Valerie Mask at 425-213-1205 or firstname.lastname@example.org.