Please take a few minutes to nominate deserving businesses and individuals by filling out the nominations for Citizen of the Year, Business of the Year, Organization of the Year, and Hospitality Leadership Award in the categories below.


Mark your calendars for this very important event!

Friday, November 5, 2021 | 6:00 pm | Mackinaw Reception & Conference Center


The Annual Community Excellence Awards event honors and recognizes those businesses, non-profit community-based organizations, and individuals that have exemplified excellence by fostering positivity and making a significant impact in our community through their selfless contributions and collaborations.


Anyone may submit a nomination for a business, non-profit community-based organization, or individual.

  • Nominees do not need to be based in Mackinaw City but should make an impact on the betterment of the community at large through their contributions.
  • Self-nominations are welcome.
  • There are no restrictions as to the number of nominations that you submit.
  • Nominees must be able to attend the event on November 5, 2021, or send a representative to accept their award on their behalf.

Please include a detailed description of your nominee's contributions and commitment to the community through their character traits, volunteerism, and accomplishments, or anything else you feel to be important for the nomination selection committee. This information will be helpful and used for the script when presenting the awards. The more information the better!

CITIZEN OF THE YEAR (this individual will be recognized for their exceptional contributions of time, energy, and talent for the betterment of the Greater Mackinaw City community)
BUSINESS OF THE YEAR (this award recognizes outstanding commitment and contributions for the betterment of the Greater Mackinaw City community.)
ORGANIZATION OF THE YEAR (this award recognizes a non-profit, community-based organization that is community-focused and has made a positive impact by fulfilling their mission to benefit the Greater Mackinaw City area.)
HOSPITALITY LEADERSHIP AWARD (awarded to an individual employee from an employer for exceptional service that went above and beyond.)
Would you like to reserve your seat today? Individual tickets - $35 or sponsor a table of 8 - $300 (sign w/your name included on table). *Additional details are being finalized. Please watch future communication for event invitation with details.
I would like to be a sponsor of this event!
Please share your email & phone number to contact you if we have further questions about your nominee and to confirm your tickets or sponsorship. Thank you!