* Please select which Gems of Excellence award are you nominating for?
Ambassador of the Year: This award is designed to recognize a person who has committed themselves to promote the mission and values of the chamber. We would like to recognize this person for their dedication to the chamber and its members. This is a person who unselfishly volunteers their time to promote the chamber and mentor new chamber members.
Rising Star: This award is designed to recognize an individual for their unselfish involvement, dedication and support for the betterment of the Mason Deerfield Chamber. This is someone who has demonstrated service to the area residents and/or business community and exhibited significant involvement resulting in growth and prosperity for the community. This is also someone who is young in their career but their potential for success is exhibited in their daily interaction with chamber members.
Hospitality Hero: This award is designed to recognize an individual or business in the hospitality & tourism industry who exhibits outstanding customer service based on first impressions, attitude, helpfulness, and excelling above and beyond service expectations. Those who best exemplify our community's ongoing commitment to great service are leaders in keeping our region as one of the best places to visit in the state of Ohio.
Community Partner of the Year: This award is designed to recognize a non-profit or individual that demonstrates excellence in collaboration to improve the economic vitality of the community through leadership, volunteerism, and partnering with other organizations and/or businesses.
Excellence in Education: This award is designed to recognize the contributions our schools make to our community. This honor goes to an individual or to an educational institution who demonstrates outstanding contributions to education and the community. Individuals nominated for this award must be employed by an affiliate partner that holds current membership in The Mason Deerfield Chamber.
Innovative Business of the Year: Today, more than ever, innovation is recognized as the key to long-term success. Innovative companies identify opportunities, and execute creative thinking and calculated risk-taking to bring innovation to the marketplace. This award acknowledges organizations that take risks around their marketing and promotional practices that have ultimately improved revenue, communication, customer relationships, market share, or visibility.
MADE Business of the Year: This award is designed to recognize a company that has demonstrated outstanding performance, growing and/or increasing jobs; increasing sales; overcoming adversity; and community contributions. This award will go to a business that's performance has ultimately led to economic growth and prosperity for Mason and Deerfield Township. Businesses must be located inside Mason or Deerfield Township.
Regional Business of the Year: This award is designed to recognize a company that had demonstrated outstanding service and involvement resulting in growth and prosperity for the community and the region as a whole. Businesses must be located outside of Mason or Deerfield Township.
Pink Diamond: This award is designed to recognize a woman who exemplifies outstanding leadership, professional accomplishment, and/or service to the community through demonstrated commitment to the growth and development of aspiring leaders in our region. Leadership, accomplishments, and service should be regarded as a model for all people in the community.