ATHENA, OYBL & Small Business of the Year Nomination Info

It's that time to submit your nominations for the ATHENA, Outstanding Young Business Leader and Small Business of the Year, which will be presented at the 2020 Salute to Business Luncheon, to be held in February. 

Nomination deadline for all three awards is December 9, 2019.



The ATHENA Award is presented to an individual (male or female) who demonstrates excellence, creativity and initiative in his or her business or profession, provides valuable service by contributing time and energy to improve the quality of life for others in the community (St. Joseph County, Ind.) and actively assists women in realizing their full leadership potential. More weight is given to the latter; helping women to reach their full leadership potential. Nomination Form



Outstanding Young Business Leader (OYBL)

This award brings to light and recognizes an outstanding young business leader who has reached professional achievement in his/her career, positively impacts the community, shows promise for continued success and works to engage and lead other young professionals. Nomination Form


Small Business of the Year

The South Bend Regional Chamber will recognize the invaluable contributions and achievements of small businesses in St. Joseph County. We invite your nominations. Businesses will be evaluated on their operations, staying power, demonstrated growth, sales, employment and more. Nomination Form