September 18, 2020

1:00pm
Online via Zoom Video Conferencing
The Excellence in Business Awards event is a time where the Chamber recognizes outstanding businesses and individuals who go above and beyond for our community every day. Community members and business leaders from across our area nominate businesses / individuals for specific awards, and an Awards Committee chooses the winners. These winners, of nine awards, will be presented virtually this year!

All tickets sold previously and sponsorships will be honored. New guests can attend by submitting an RSVP.

Tickets & Sponsorship

General Admission Tickets

Current ticket holders and sponsors will be emailed a link and password to attend the event. All tickets and sponsorships sole previously will be honored.

Tickets are no longer being sold for this event. If you would like to attend, please RSVP.

Sponsorship Packages

Chamber Sustainer – $100
The Chamber Sustainer sponsorship is a general donation available for members to contribute at any time and for any reason. The Chamber of Commerce relies heavily on it’s members to keep the organization going. Donating $100 as a Chamber Sustainer will give your business (1) one shout out on social media.

Make a donation and become a Chamber Sustainer.

Thank you to the businesses and organizations who sponsored this event in any way. We appreciate your relationship with the Chamber and your contribution! The Excellence in Business Awards sponsors can be found below.

Tickets & Sponsorship

General Admission Tickets

Chamber Member GA Ticket – $40
Non-Member GA Ticket – $50

Table Reservation

Table of 8 for Chamber Members – $320
Table of 8 for Non-Members – $400

Contact: If you have questions or need assistance purchasing tickets or sponsorship packages, please contact Travis Frye, Program & Events Director, at the Chamber.
Travis@MtAiryNCChamber.org
(336) 786-6116 ext 204

Sponsorship Packages

Gold Sponsor – $1000
Silver Sponsor – $700
Award Sponsors – $500
Food & Beverage Sponsor – $150

Click here for the full details and benefits of each sponsorship package.

Awards for the year 2019

Deadline Extended: February 28th, 2020

Small Business of Year

Sponsored by:
SurryEDP2
Nominee (Business) must have less than 100 employees. Nominee should be rooted in community service; employee relations; environmental stewardship; innovation; creativity; and entrepreneurship.

Business Longevity Award

Sponsored by:
Surry Telephone NEW LOGO

Nominee (Business) must have been a pillar of the business community for at least 20 years, and is vested in continuing to be part of the business community in the future. Nominee must have operated as an ethical business providing quality goods and/or services. Nominee business should have made a positive impact on the community, supporting local efforts such as education, civic, and charitable causes. Include a brief history of the company with photos and other supporting documentation as appropriate.

Ambassador of the Year

Sponsored by:
MTAIRYNEWS

This award honors a member of the Chamber Ambassador’s League for his/her outstanding service and commitment.

Administrative Professional of the Year

Sponsored by:
Ridgecrestlogo

This award is presented to a person who works in an organization in an administrative capacity. They have many talents including professionalism, organization, integrity, team player, honesty and a strong work ethic. This person may not hold a management title but is considered a critical part of the organization’s daily operations. (This award was previously presented at the Administrative Professionals Lunch from 2004 to 2014. That luncheon event is no longer held.)

Outstanding Public Service Award

Sponsored by:
CarportCentral1
cibirix 2

This award honors a city, county, or state employee; volunteer; elected official; or citizen whose outstanding public service has far exceeded the normal call of duty.

Excellence in Tourism Award

Sponsored by:
MOUNT AIRY LOGO_FULL COLOR

This award is presented to a business that supports the tourism industry of the region every day; acts as an ambassador and cheerleader for tourism promotion; and displays leadership and integrity, while delivering first class customer service.

Duke Energy Citizenship & Service Award

Sponsored by:

dukeENERGY

This award is a tribute to a non-profit organization that positively impacts the community through skilled use of time, talents, and compassion. Recipients of the award help foster a culture of citizenship and service, acting as a catalyst for others to become involved in civic and social activities.

Agri-Business of the Year

Sponsored by:

waynefarms

This award is presented to a business involved in agriculture on some level. This enterprise could include farming, dairy, equine, poultry, produce, nurseries, vineyards, farm equipment, supplies or other related areas. This business should display a high level of integrity, professionalism and expertise.

Business & Education Partner Award (NEW)

Sponsored by:

SurryYadkinEMC

This award will be presented to a business who has partnered with a local school system in our community. This partnership could involve speakers, mentors, internships, apprenticeships, building projects, sports programs support, special events, grants or other programs. The business should demonstrate the ability to work with the school to benefit the schools, teachers and the community. 

Dr. John L. Gravitte, DDS, PA

Small Business of Year

Sponsored by:
SurryEDP2
Nominee (Business) must have less than 100 employees. Nominee should be rooted in community service; employee relations; environmental stewardship; innovation; creativity; and entrepreneurship.

The Derby Restaurant

Business Longevity Award

Sponsored by:
Surry Telephone NEW LOGO

Nominee (Business) must have been a pillar of the business community for at least 20 years, and is vested in continuing to be part of the business community in the future. Nominee must have operated as an ethical business providing quality goods and/or services. Nominee business should have made a positive impact on the community, supporting local efforts such as education, civic, and charitable causes. Include a brief history of the company with photos and other supporting documentation as appropriate.

Sean Parries, Friendly Heating & Cooling

Ambassador of the Year

Sponsored by:
MTAIRYNEWS

This award honors a member of the Chamber Ambassador’s League for his/her outstanding service and commitment.

2020 Wine Sponsor

2020 Floral Sponsor

2020 Entertainment Sponsor

2020 Photography Sponsor

Other

2020 Food & Beverage Sponsors

2018 Award Winners and Presenters at 2019 Excellence in Business Awards