Salute to Business Nominations for ATHENA, Outstanding Young Business Leader & Small Business of the Year Awards Being Sought

Published Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Each year at the Chamber's Salute to Business Luncheon, we recognize and celebrate the accomplishments of individuals and businesses in St. Joseph County, Indiana. 

We are currently accepting nominations for the following awards. Nomination deadline is December 1, 2017 for all three award categories.


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.

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Outstanding Young Business Leader

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.

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Small Business of the Year

Nominate a small business, with fewer than 100 employees, demonstrating growth, stellar operations and outstanding overall performance. Small business nominee must be a member of the South Bend Regional Chamber. Go to the nomination form for full evaluation criteria.

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Platinum Trustees

1st Source Bank
AM General
Beacon Medical Group
Crowe Horwath LLP
Faegre Baker Daniels
Four Winds Casino Resort
Key Bank
Saint Joseph Health System
Teachers Credit Union
University of Notre Dame
Wells Fargo