2019 Award Nomination Information

Would you like to recognize a business or leader in the
Los Gatos community?

Take this opportunity to submit a nomination for the Los Gatos
Chamber of Commerce Awards Gala, Hometown Heroes, being held on
February 6, 2020.

DEADLINE: All nominations must be submitted to the Los Gatos Chamber of Commerce by 5 P.M. on December 31, 2019. 

The Los Gatos Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors have the honor and responsibility of deciding the winner. It may not necessarily be based on the number of nominations received.  One well written, compelling nomination can make all the difference.

Nominees do not have to be a member of the Los Gatos Chamber of Commerce.

You do not have to submit a nominee for all categories.

Questions: email Donna McCurrie at donna@losgatoschamber.com 

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* 1. Business of the Year Award
Nominees for Business of the Year award must be in business for 3 years or longer, maintain successful, best business practices, be located in Los Gatos, provide support and participation in community events & volunteerism, demonstrate innovation and job creation in their business & economic support of the Los Gatos area business community. Nominations may be submitted by anyone in the community including the business contact if he or she feels the business is deserving.

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* 2. Provide any information pertaining to why you feel the nominee is deserving of the Business of the Year Award.

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* 3. Innovator of the Year Award
Recognizes a business, organization or individual who is a visionary thinker, responsive towards emerging trends, embraces change and finds creative ways to expand.  They exemplify spirit and fortitude in making Los Gatos a great community through their actions.  They inspire up and coming innovators.

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* 4. Provide any information pertaining to why you feel the nominee is deserving of this Innovator of the Year Award

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* 5. Rising Star Award
Recognizes the innovation and determination required to start and grow a new business. Open to all businesses established or purchased in within the past 24 months. Open to all industries.

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* 6. Provide any information pertaining to why you feel the nominee is deserving of the Rising Star Award

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* 7. Los Gatos Chamber Champion 
Recognizes a Los Gatos individual or couple whose volunteerism, outstanding service and dedication have made a significant contribution to the Los Gatos community.

Criteria
  • Long-term, continuing volunteer commitment for the betterment of the Town of Los Gatos and its community
  • Made a positive difference to the lives of fellow citizens
  • Represents the qualities each of us admire and respect among our friends, neighbors and associates
  • Shown a willingness to work with other Los Gatos residents and organizations
  • Based on nominee's achievements in the year immediately prior to receiving the award, as well as ongoing and past achievements
  • Does not have to be a member of the Los Gatos Chamber of Commerce or the business community

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* 8. Please answer the following questions and provide relevant information for your Nominee. 

How has the nominee contributed or added value to the community in 2019? What did they do? How did they do it? Provide any additional information pertaining to why you feel the nominee is deserving of this award.


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* 9. Nominator Information

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