Awards

The annual awards ceremony is a hallmark tradition of the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber. It is our opportunity to honor those members of the Gaithersburg & Germantown business communities, both organizations and individuals, that have demonstrated an exemplary level of leadership and community engagement to positively impact the quality of life & economic development.

SMALL BUSINESS OF THE YEAR AWARD

The Chamber’s Small Business of the Year Award recognizes small businesses, which are a vital part of our economy and community. The award is presented to the small business that demonstrates success, community involvement, and excellent customer relations.

Previous Award Winners:

2019: Bella Ballet, LLC
2018: Auxilium Technology 2012: Authxperts, LLC
2017: Crown Trophy 2011: Cartridge on Wheels
2016: Metropolitan Ballet Theatre & Academy 2010: Signs of Progress
2015: ELaunchers.com 2009: Strive Business Solutions
2014: Pinky & Pepe’s Grape Escape 2008: Germantown Copy Center
2013: Soldierfit 2007: Follow Your Heart Yoga

YOUNG PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR AWARD

The Chamber’s Young Professional of the Year Award recognizes and celebrates the accomplishments of a highly motivated, emerging leader of our Young Professional’s group.

Previous Award Winners:

2019: Stephanie Evans, Evans Legacy Group at RE/MAX Realty Group
2018: David McCormick-Goodhart, Savant Capital Management 2015: PJ Horan, Mass Mutual Greater Washington
2017: Brett Rough, Aerotek 2014: Brittany Hilton, Mid-Atlantic Federal Credit Union
2016: Brooke Bruch, Contemporaries, Inc 2013: Brett Friedman, DeLeon & Stang, CPAs & Advisors

 

SELECTION PROCESS

Deadline for entries is in November and are accepted either via mail or email. The winner in each Award category will be chosen by Selection Committees comprised of members of the Gaithersburg-Germantown County Chamber of Commerce’s Board of Directors and its events committee Chamber members. The award is presented at the Chamber’s Celebration Dinner & Awards Ceremony held in December. The winner is invited to attend as our guest of honor.