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    The North Tampa Bay Chamber wishes to celebrate the extraordinary things local community members, businesses, and organizations have done in North Tampa Bay Region.

    Award Criteria

    Excellence in Business Award winners are chosen by a panel of their peers based on their demonstrated commitment to the advancement of the business community.

    All Nominees must:

    • Members in good standing for more than 1 year
    • Time and service contributed must be within the current year
    • Do business in the North Tampa Bay area
    • Not have won an Excellence Award in the last 5 years
    • Show commitment to social responability and exemplify strong community involvement

    Please note the chamber retains the right to make all final decisions about which award category is the most appropriate for the nominee.

    Excellence in Business Small Business (0-49 employees)- These businesses, and the people who provide leadership for them, have a profound effect upon the business environment and the economy in the North Tampa Bay Area.

    Excellence in Business Large Business (50+ employees) - These businesses, and the people who provide leadership for them, have a profound effect upon the business environment and the economy in the North Tampa Bay Area.

    Volunteer of the Year - Recognizing a community leader who donates his or her time to Chamber activities and events.

    Business Leader of the Year- Must be the Founder, Owner, CEO or president who best exemplifies generosity in giving time, money, staff and/or facilities for community benefit.

    New Business of the Year-This award recognizes a local company that has been in business for fewer than three years which is financially sustainable and potentially scalable.

    Dorothy Mitchell Legacy Award- Lifetime Achievement Award given to a community leader who has made a lasting positive impact on our community.