The Greater Fayetteville Chamber presents our 2023 Annual Awards Ceremony and Dinner. Each year, we celebrate, through recognition, the accomplishments of local businesses that have demonstrated significant leadership, innovation, and dedication to economic growth and community prosperity.
Attire: Cocktail dress, suit and tie
New Business Award - This award honors a business that has been open for 12-months or less, yet has established and maintained outstanding customer service, positive community engagement, and a noticeable effort toward economic growth.
Small Business of the Year Award - This award honors a business that has fewer than 150 employees and has been open for over a year. During this time, this business clearly demonstrated commitment to performance excellence in their industry by going beyond the scope of their everyday operations, continued community engagement, and innovative business practices.
Business of the Year Award - This award honors a business that has over 150+ employees and demonstrates innovation, creativity, and outstanding commitment to the growth of their workplace and business community, while remaining resilient and adaptable through the post pandemic by continuing the delivery of services and/or products.
Non-Profit of the Year Award - This award recognizes a local Nonprofit that has served the community and the Chamber by going above and beyond. This Nonprofit Organization demonstrates positive community and Chamber interaction, service, and dedication to their clients.
Woman Owned Business Award - This award recognizes and honors female business leaders who stand as inspiration for other women-owned businesses in the community through undoubtable leadership and dedication.
Minority Owned Business Award - This award gives recognition to a Black, Indigenous, or Person-of-Color (BIPOC) owned business that has exemplified outstanding business practices, dedication to growth, and has made significant contributions to the Fayetteville community.
Chamber’s Breece Legacy Award - This award recognizes one member who has exemplified a continuous effort of service to not only the Greater Fayetteville Chamber, but also to the Fayetteville community for at least 5+ years. This member has gone above and beyond the call of service in many ways by dedicating time, energy, and resources. Their outstanding commitment to making their hometown and the Chamber a better place.
Ambassador of the Year - This award recognizes one outstanding Chamber Ambassador who demonstrates great dedication, service, loyalty, and ambition towards the Greater Fayetteville Chamber’s growth. This Ambassador has sacrificed time, effort, and resources to enhance the Chamber.
Chairman's Service Award - This award recognizes one exemplary Chamber member who has dedicated time, service, resources, energy, and more to not only the Greater Fayetteville Chamber, but also to the community as a whole this past year.
Government Relations Awards - The winner of this award represents a Government Entity or Department that has aided in the success of public policy towards local businesses.
Military Affairs Award - The winner of this award has aided in the success of building Military community relations and business development between the Chamber, Fayetteville, and Fort Bragg/Liberty.