Livingston Parish Chamber of Commerce

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Award Categories | Small Business of the Year | Medium Business of the Year | Large Business of the Year |  Community Impact Award 

Small Business of the Year Criteria

SMALL BUSINESS OF THE YEAR AWARD 
1.   Nominee must be an active business with a location in Livingston Parish.  
2.   Nominee must be a member in good standing with the Chamber of Commerce.
3.   Nominee must have been in business for at least 3? years.
4.   Nominee must be an independently owned business.
5.   Nominee must have demonstrated one or more of the following characteristics:
  • Revenue growth and / or jobs growth. 
  • Annual revenue of less than two million and 20 or less employees
  • Innovative products or services
  • Provides exemplary customer service
  • Encourages and provides professional development of staff. 
  • Volunteers in the Livingston Parish community
Who can nominate?  Anyone can nominate a member business, or you can nominate your own business.  The chamber reserves the right to request two letters of reference from a third party.  Nominees may furnish one of these if they did not submit the original nomination form.  Nominations will require a completed application to be considered.  Applications are judged out of state by an independent panel.  Once the nomination is received, an application will be submitted to the nominated business to complete.

Medium Business of the Year Award

MEDIUM BUSINESS OF THE YEAR AWARD
1.   Nominee must be an active business with a location in Livingston Parish.
2.   Nominee must be a member in good standing with the Chamber of Commerce.
3.   Nominee must have been in business for at least 3? years.
4.   Nominee must be an independently owned business.
5.   Nominee must have demonstrated one or more of the following characteristics:
  • Revenue and / or jobs growth / creation
  • Revenue between 2 million and 20 million annually with 50 or less employees. 
  • Innovative products or services
  • Provides exemplary customer service
  • Encourages and provides professional development of staff
  • Volunteers in the Livingston Parish community
Who can nominate?  Anyone can nominate a member business or you can nominate your own business.  The chamber reserves the right to request two letters of reference from a third party.  Nominees may furnish one of these if they did not submit the original nomination form.  Nominations will require a completed application to be considered.  Applications are judged out of state by an independent panel.  Nominated businesses will be sent an application form to complete.

Large Business of the Year Award Criteria

LARGE BUSINESS OF THE YEAR AWARD
1.   Nominee must be an active business with a location in Livingston Parish.
2.   Nominee must be a member in good standing with the Chamber of Commerce.
3.   Nominee must have been in business for at least 3? years.
4.   Nominee must have demonstrated one or more of the following characteristics:
  • Revenue and / or jobs growth / creation
  • Revenue of 20 million or more annually with 50 or more employees.  
  • Innovative products or services
  • Provides exemplary customer service
  • Encourages and provides professional development of staff
  • Volunteers in the Livingston Parish community

Who can nominate?  Anyone can nominate a member business or you can nominate your own business.  The chamber reserves the right to request two letters of reference from a third party.  Nominees may furnish one of these if they did not submit the original nomination form.  Nominations will require a completed application to be considered.  Applications are judged out of state by an independent panel.  Nominees will be sent an application to complete the process.

Community Impact Award

NON-PROFIT OF THE YEAR AWARD – (COMMUNITY IMPACT AWARD)
1.   Nominee must be an active 501-C3 organization operating in Livingston Parish.
2.   Nominee must be a member in good standing with the Chamber of Commerce. ????
3.   Nominee must have been in operation for at least 3 years.
4.   Nominee must have shown exemplary support to Livingston Parish area
5.   Nominee must have demonstrated the following:
  • Demonstrate outstanding contributions to the community or provide quantitative results of the initiative.
  • Nominee must have shown the impact, supporting data and need of the organization’s work.
  • Nominee must have shown organizational excellence and responsibility to stakeholders. 
  • Mission statement of the non-profit organization must be provided.
Who can nominate?  Anyone can nominate a 501C3 or this can be a self nomination.  The Chamber reserves the right to request two letters of reference from a third party.  The nominee may furnish one of these letters if they did not submit the original nomination form.  Applications are judged by an independent panel.