Annual ARCC Business Awards
ARCC Business Awards Categories
- Large Business of the Year Award
Recognition of an established business of 51 or more employees.
- Professional Business of the Year Award
Recognition of an established professional business (accountants, attorneys, doctors, architects, engineers, etc.) of 2 to 50 employees.
- Steven M. Sutton Small Business of the Year Award
Recognition of an established business of 2 to 50 employees who exhibits an entrepreneur spirit.
- Rookie Business of the Year Award
Recognition of a business in existence for three years or less, that shows great promise and potential for continued success and has at least 2 but no more than 50 employees. This business should exhibit an entrepreneurial spirit while showing signs of staying power.
- Independent Business of the Year Award
Recognition of an established business that is individually owned and operated, not supported or backed by corporations (i.e. no franchises). This business will have no employees leased or otherwise and should exhibit a commitment to the region.
- Nonprofit Organization of the Year Award
Recognition of a not-for-profit 501c3 business whose organizational mission is reflective of community needs and has demonstrated outstanding contributions to the community’s quality of life.
- Legacy Award
NEW for 2019 - Recognition of a longstanding business who has made considerable contributions to the regional economy and health of the business community. This business should be distinguished with a positive track record of performance.