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Awards to Ohio Businesses and Nonprofits in Eligible
Counties for Outstanding Business Performance

2022 Business of the Year Awards

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Dayton Business Journal

Deadline Date:

08/05/22

Description:

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Awards to Ohio businesses and nonprofit organizations in eligible counties for outstanding business performance. Awards will be presented to recognize excellence in a wide range of categories, including top family business, women-owned business, minority-owned business, and veteran-owned business. Nominees must be headquartered in one of the following counties: Auglaize, Butler, Clark, Darke, Greene, Miami, Montgomery, Preble, Shelby, or Warren and must be available to attend the awards banquet on the evening of Nov. 10, 2022.

This annual black-tie gala, hosted by the Dayton Business Journal, honors the best of the best in the region. Nominate your company, or another organization you respect, for Dayton's most prestigious business awards program!

This program has been called "The Oscars of the Dayton Business Community" and its winners have included small and large companies that get featured in the DBJ and at the awards ceremony in front of some of the top CEOs and business owners in the region.

Award categories include:

  • Community Supporter of the Year (for what a company and its employees do to better the community)
  • Customer Service Business of the Year (This award is open to all industries and is based on how an organization services its customers)
  • Executive of the Year (open to any C-level exec or president)
  • Family Business of the Year (must be at least 51% owned by a family; which can be multi-generational, husband and wife, or siblings, etc.)
  • Manufacturing Business of the Year
  • Minority-Owned Business of the Year (must be at least 51% minority-owned; does NOT include woman-owned)
  • Woman-Owned Business of the Year (must be at least 51% woman-owned)
  • Not-for-Profit Organization of the Year (including but not limited to not-for-profit hospitals and health care services, foundations, community services, educational institutions, arts groups, economic development organizations, chambers of commerce, professional associations)
  • Rookie Business of the Year (incorporated within past five years)
  • Veteran-Owned Business of the Year (must be at least 51% veteran-owned)

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 204939

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Winners will be recognized at an awards banquet Nov. 10, and in a Nov. 11 special publication.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Nominees must be headquartered in one of the following counties: Auglaize, Butler, Clark, Darke, Greene, Miami, Montgomery, Preble, Shelby, Warren.

Pre-Application Information:

Deadline: Friday, August 5, 2022

Eligibility Rules:
- Nominees may enter more than one category.
- All past winners are eligible to enter again this year.
- Must be available to attend awards banquet on the evening of Nov. 10, 2022.
- Must have at least one representative present to win. Nominations that are selected for honors may be disqualified if a company representative will not attend.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply Online: https://www.bizjournals.com/login/dayton?r=https://www.bizjournals.com/dayton/nomination/86789/2022/2022-business-of-the-year-awards#/

For nomination questions, E-mail: cstephens@bizjournals.com.

Dayton Business Journal
40 N Main St
Suite 1550
Dayton, OH 45423
Phone 937-528-4400
Fax 937-222-9967
Email dayton@bizjournals.com

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Ohio: Dayton region: Auglaize, Butler, Clark, Darke, Greene, Miami, Montgomery, Preble, Shelby, Warren

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