• Recognition & Awards

  • The Chamber recognizes several members throughout the year for various accomplishments.

    Recognition includes:

    Small Business of the Year Award

    Annually, the Champaign County Chamber of Commerce awards a local business with the Small Business of the Year Award. The Champaign County Small Business of the Year Award honors an outstanding small business that has made a significant long-term contribution to the local community and economy. Click here to submit your nominations for this year's 2022 Small Business of the Year Award. Applications are due Friday, October 21 by 4:00 p.m. 

    Previous winners.

    Top Investors

    Chamber members who contribute to the Chamber at specific monetary levels are recognized throughout the year as the Chamber Top Investors.

    Exceptional Employee of the Month

    The Exceptional Employee of the Month program was designed to recognize employees who serve the local business community in an exceptional manner by exemplifying outstanding service through his or her work and exhibiting a positive and supportive attitude. Winners receive a plaque from Awards Ltd./Stamps Direct, Hall of Fame Plaques & Signs or TrophyTime, Inc., a $50 gift card to LongHorn Steakhouse and recognition on a variety of platforms used by the Chamber. Any chamber member is eligible to nominate and be nominated for the Employee of the Month. Questions? Contact Kelsie Woelfle today.