WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. – The Business Council of Westchester, the county’s premier business advocacy and membership organization, is seeking nominations for The Westchester County Business Hall of Fame.
Established in 2002, the Business Hall of Fame awards program recognizes the lifetime achievements of Westchester County businesses in five categories: small business, entrepreneurs, corporate citizens, family-owned companies and women in business. Members of the business community are encouraged to nominate a client, colleague, vendor, friend or their own business; nominees do not have to be Business Council members.
The deadline to submit nominations is Friday, Jan. 23; submissions can be completed online.
The Westchester County Business Hall of Fame Awards Dinner will be held on Tuesday, April 21, at the Glen Island Harbour Club in New Rochelle.
The following are the categories:
The Corporate Citizenship Award is presented to a company that has made a significant contribution and commitment to the Westchester community, including fostering economic opportunity; cultivating collaborations and partnerships; facilitating community involvement in its own organization; and working to build a more sustainable (green) business.
The Entrepreneurial Success Award is presented to an individual or company that began as a small business and has since developed and grown into a larger one.
The Small Business Success Award is presented to an individual or small business that displays strong "staying power," including a substantiated history as an established business, with trend of growth, e.g. number of employees, increased annual sales, etc; creativity and ability to respond to a dynamic economic environment; contributions and commitment to the community and evidence of building a more sustainable (green) business.
The Women in Business Success Award is presented to a woman who has achieved a high level of success in business.
The Family Business Success Award is presented to a business that demonstrates positive results by combining a winning business strategy with a strong family work ethic.
To nominate a business or a person and to view past winners, click here.
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