Call for Nominations! (Deadline: Friday, April 9th, 2021)

Imagine Portland 2021 will be a celebration of community resiliency! During this unique VIRTUAL event, the Portland Regional Chamber of Commerce will honor the individuals and organizations that have made a difference to the region - through social responsibility, business adaptability, community partnership, creative entrepreneurship, and tireless advocacy. Help us celebrate these heroes among us by submitting your nominations for our 2021 Imagine Portland awards below.
Imagine Portland will be held - VIRTUALLY - on Wednesday, June 9th, 2021, from 12 PM - 1 PM EST. Learn more and register HERE!

If you are interested in SPONSORING Imagine Portland 2021, please click HERE for more information!
Nominate (or self-nominate) individuals, businesses, or organizations* of any size for consideration in one or more of the following awards categories:

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* Champion Award
The Champion Award is presented to an individual or business/organization who has strengthened the foundation of the Portland region through their work to promote racial and social justice.

Someone who represents a/an:

  • Keeper of corporate social responsibility 
  • Advocate of diversity and inclusion for businesses/organizations 
  • Believer in building sustainability through addressing social issues 
  • Portland Regional Chamber (PRC) Core Value: Voice of the Community 
Please type your Champion Award nomination below:

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* Why is your nomination worthy of the Champion Award?

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* Please include links and/or contact information for your Champion Award nomination:

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* Catalyst Award
The Catalyst Award is presented to an individual or business who reinvented their organization to adapt to the changing world; who pivoted their business model.

Someone who represents a:

  • Disruptor, trailblazer, change-maker 
  • Growth stimulator through innovation 
  • Sparker of change; one who thinks differently 
  • PRC Core Value: Business Adaptability 
Please type your Catalyst Award nomination below:

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* Why is your nomination worthy of the Catalyst Award?

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* Please include links and/or contact information for your Catalyst Award nomination:

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* Collaborator Award
The Collaborator Award is presented to an individual or business/organization who has reached across/within industries to build alliances and partnerships that positively address community challenges.

Someone who represents a/an:
  • Community connector 
  • Active listener & problem-solver 
  • Believer of “a rising tide lifts all boats” 
  • PRC Core Value: Partnership 
Please type your Collaborator Award nomination below:

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* Why is your nomination worthy of the Collaborator Award?

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* Please include links and/or contact information for your Collaborator Award nomination:

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* NEW! Creator Award
The Creator Award is presented to an individual or business/organization who started a new business or initiative during the pandemic.

Someone who represents a:
  • Fighting spirit 
  • Believer in the resiliency of the region 
  • Creative vision for the future 
  • PRC Core Value: Entrepreneurship 
Please type your Creator Award nomination below:

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* Why is your nomination worthy of the Creator Award?

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* Please include links and/or contact information for your Creator Award nomination:

*PLEASE NOTE: We require that all nominees be a member of the Portland Regional Chamber of Commerce. Please refer to our online Member Directory or contact the Chamber with any questions. To see past winners, and to register for Imagine Portland, click HERE.
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