NOMINATION FORM

 

MISSION OF THE AWARDS PROGRAM

The mission of the ELEVATE awards is to recognize businesses that have elevated both themselves and others within their work communities. These are businesses that are accelerators of success, and have shown characteristics of creating change and influence.

The ELEVATE awards were created with a vision to showcase individuals and businesses in the Fox Valley area who have made strides in their businesses and are making a difference in their communities. We want to acknowledge these visionaries and share their stories of success with others in the community.

Entry is open to all industries and businesses. Entrants will be judged by a panel of local business leaders on how well their nomination illustrates success in their business or communities.

We are looking for companies who have the following qualifications:

  • SUCCESS IN BUSINESS
  • ANNUAL GROWTH AND PROFITIBILITY OVER THE PAST YEAR
  • INNOVATION WITH EMPLOYEE PROGRAMS, COMPANY CULTURE, SERVICES/OFFERINGS
  • COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT WITHIN THE FOX VALLEY AREA
  • OUTSTANDING ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Entrants will be judged on: 1) Compelling nature of the company’s success for “Entrepreneur of the Year”, “Community Business of the Year”, or “Innovator of the year” criteria; 2) Quality of submitted supporting materials; 3) Overall meeting the criteria

Thank you for your nomination! SUBMISSIONS ARE DUE SEPTEMBER 15TH!

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  • SUBMISSION GUIDELINE CHECKLIST

    Please submit the following three items of information for the judging:
  • Narration on why company is worthy of the award and fits one or more of the following areas (No more than 1,000 words please):
    • SUCCESS
    • ANNUAL GROWTH
    • INNOVATION
    • COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
    • ENTREPRENEURSHIP
  • Supporting materials Please feel free to submit additional materials to support your nomination, if necessary, including photographs, certificates, testimonials, newspaper clippings, videos, etc.
  • NOTIFICATION: Nominees will be notified by email of their honor by October 2nd. The winners in each category of the ELEVATE Awards will be announced at the awards ceremony at St. Charles Country Club on October 20, 2017.