Business Awards & Business Person of the Year

The award winners in each category will be recognized at the 2023 Holiday Social on Thursday, December 7, 2023 at The Lodge at Maneeley's

Nominations Open Now to October 27th

Voting Begins November 1st

Business awards

Businesses recognized must be members of the South Windsor Chamber of Commerce, in good standing, and serving or located in South Windsor.  Business must have been in operation for a minimum of 5 (five) years and employ South Windsor residents. Business owners must give back to the community by what they do or by how their business serves the community.

For list of members, visit the Member Directory.

 

business categories

Small Business of the Year
Presented to a business of one to twenty-five employees operating out of a single location.

Family Business of the Year
Presented to a business whose senior management and ownership is staffed by family members.

Business of the Year
Presented to a business of any size and type that exemplifies customer and community service.

Community Action Award
Presented to a business that is present within community, participating with activity in town and helping other businesses as well as citizens in town.

Business Person of the Year

Nominee Criteria:

  • Active in a South Windsor Business for five or more years.
  • Member of the South Windsor Chamber of Commerce (or prior member who is retired).
  • Demonstrated outstanding business leadership skills and actively participates in business and professional organizations.
  • Exceptional record of accomplishment at the South Windsor Chamber of Commerce
  • May be someone well known or an unsung hero.

For list of members, visit the Member Directory.

 

Past Business Person of the Year Award Recipients

Peter DeMallie – 2007
Marilyn Dzen – 2008
Margaret Shea – 2009
Scott Andrusis – 2010
Michael R. Blezard – 2011
Harold R. Cummings – 2012
Denise Carter – 2013
Billy Mitchell – 2014
Bruce Maneeley – 2015
Helmar Wolf – 2016
Tim Shepard – 2017
Carla Squatrito – 2018
Jay Murtha – 2019
Kevin E. Cooney – 2022

To Submit Your Nomination – Fill out the online form below or download form here and return.

Nomination Deadline: October 27, 2023

2023 Business Awards & Business Person of the Year Nomination Form

Please note: Anyone can submit a nomination but the nominee MUST be a Chamber member. Please refer to our online member directory if needed.
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2023 Business Awards

Presented to a business of one to twenty-five employees operating out of a single location.
Additional Info/Comments
Presented to a business whose senior management and ownership is staffed by family members.
Additional Info/Comments
Presented to a business of any size and type that exemplifies customer and community service.
Additional Info/Comments
Presented to a business that is present within community, participating with activity in town and helping other businesses as well as citizens in town.
Additional Info/Comments

2023 Business Person of the Year

  • Active in a South Windsor Business for five or more years.
  • Member of the South Windsor Chamber of Commerce (or prior member who is retired).
  • Demonstrated outstanding business leadership skills and actively participates in business and professional organizations.
  • Exceptional record of accomplishment at the South Windsor Chamber of Commerce
  • May be someone well known or an unsung hero.