96th Annual Chamber Awards Gala sponsored by US Bank

Host Klamath County Chamber of Commerce
Location Ross Ragland Theater, 218 N. 7th Street
Date Jan 14, 2017
Time 05:30 pm - 08:00 pm

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And the Awards Go To....

Congratulations to the following winners of the 96th Annual Chamber Awards:

Best Place to Work
(15 Employees or Less)
Emmett’s Auto & Repair

Best Place to Work
(16 Employees or More)
AirLink Critical Care Transport

Big IDEA Innovation Award
RAD Used Bikes

Commitment to Community
William Riggs

Environmental Leadership
Steen Sports Park

Lifetime Achievement
Greg Thede

Pathfinder
Mark McCrary

Spirit of Entrepreneurism
Eric Wilson
 

Big Idea Innovation Award-Sponsored by Klamath IDEA
Awarded to an organization in any industry that employs new ideas or approaches to doing business. Innovation could fill an unmet need, create attention, be different or better than existing products, exceed market expectations, achieve financial success, or improve business systems..
Environmental Leadership Award-Sponsored by Avista
Awarded to any organization in any industry that demonstrates an alignment with clean energy or clean technology practices.
Commitment to Community Award-Sponsored by Rachael Spoon State Farm Agent
Awarded to any organization in any industry that demonstrates a successful approach to corporate social responsibility and can show a positive impact on the community..
Best Place to Work (2 Categories)-Sponsored by Klamath Basin Home Builders Association
Presented to an organization that, through its innovation and dedication, provides employees with an outstanding positive, healthy and productive workplace. Two categories: business with 15 or less employees and business with 16 or more employees.
Spirit of Entrepreneurism-Sponsored by Klamath Community College Small Business Development Center
Awarded to an individual who exhibits an entrepreneurial spirit, originality, personal integrity, and influence. Awarded to an individual who has taken risks in business (could be started a new venture, expanded into a new area, taken on a difficult project, demonstrates “outside the box” thinking, or demonstrate a vision for the future).
Lifetime Achievement-Sponsored by Skylakes Medical Center
Awarded to an individual who has demonstrated exceptional business achievement and outstanding commitment to Klamath’s business community over their lifetime. Must be a business leader in Klamath County and be a member of the Chamber. Must have participated in the Klamath business community for a minimum of 20 years.
Pathfinder Award-Sponsored by Express Employment Professionals
Awarded to presidents, principals or chief executive officers for devoting time and energy to strengthen and transform the organization that they lead. This includes specific situations or initiatives where the recipient's insight, discernment and ability to lead and inspire have guided their organization to a new level of growth, achievement and recognition.

Thank you to all of our sponsors for making our event possible!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Awarded to presidents, principals or chief executive officers for devoting time and energy to strengthen and transform the organization that they lead. This includes specific situations or initiatives where the recipient's insight, discernment and ability to lead and inspire have guided their organization to a new level of growth, achievement and recognition. This individual should actively support advancement of their organization, create a vision and inspire others, establish a positive image for his or her business while leading it to higher levels of success, encourage innovation and risk-taking among employees, and give back to the community.