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  • ChamberChoice Awards



  • Because the spread of COVID-19 remains a concern and out of an abundance of caution, The Chamber has made the decision to move this event to Wednesday, August 26, as the health and safety of our members is of vital importance. Please let us know if you have already registered and cannot make this new date.

  • Wednesday, August 26 | Noon to 1:30 p.m.
    Delta by Marriott

  • The ChamberChoice Awards recognize the best of the best when it comes to businesses in the Fargo Moorhead West Fargo area. These organizations make a significant impact, drive economic growth and help make this region a better place to work, live and do business. Winners exemplify excellence through proven growth or stability, innovation, creativity, community leadership and achievements. At an annual upbeat luncheon, attendees will be the first to hear the year's winners, as well as have the opportunity to network with other area professionals and kick back at this fun event.

    Overview

    The Fargo Moorhead West Fargo Chamber of Commerce hosts its ChamberChoice Awards annually to recognize local organizations in six categories: small business; business; not-for-profit; entrepreneur; young professionals best place to work and people’s choice.

    Award applicants are narrowed down to three finalists in each category. The finalists and winners are announced at our luncheon on Wednesday, August 26, 2020.

  • How it works

  • Nominations

    Nominate yourself or another deserving company that has made an impact and contributed to the vitality of business in our community for the 2020 ChamberChoice Awards. You can nominate as many organizations as you want, including your own, and in more than one category.

    Nominations open January 1, and close January 31, 2020.

    Nominees will be asked to submit an application, telling us why they should be a ChamberChoice winner. Members who complete the application in its entirety will become candidates for the ChamberChoice Awards and will receive two complimentary tickets to attend the awards luncheon. Applications open Monday, February 3.

  • Applicants

    With a shorter application this year, it’s easier than ever to apply!

    In order to become a candidate for an award, you must meet the criteria below and complete an application. Applications for the 2020 ChamberChoice Awards will open Monday, February 3 and close on February 28, 2020.

    Any business that has won in a particular category is not eligible to win again in that particular category for five years. Applicants may apply for more than one award but must submit a separate application for each category.

    Applications will be evaluated and scored based on excellence through proven growth or stability, innovation, creativity, community leadership and achievements. Any applications that do not meet the award category criteria will be disqualified.

    Applicants will receive notice letting them know they have successfully filled out the application and have qualified to be a candidate for their award category and will receive two complimentary tickets to the luncheon. A total of two complimentary tickets per company will be given regardless of how many applications are submitted.

    Judges

    Judges are selected from the over 2,000 Chamber member organizations based on integrity, trustworthiness, fairness and ability to be transparent declaring any conflicts of interest. They spend hours reading through and carefully evaluating every application. Scoring and selection is done with no involvement from Chamber staff other than coordinating the process.

    How to apply

    Applications for the 2020 ChamberChoice Awards will open Monday, February 3.

  • 2019 ChamberChoice Highlights

    Congratulations to our 2019 ChamberChoice finalists and winners!

  • 2019 Chamber Choice Awards - Sponsors Dance

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  • Presenting Sponsors


     

  • Small Business of the Year Sponsors

      


    Business of the Year Sponsors


    Not-for-Profit of the Year Sponsors

      


    Entrepreneur of the Year Sponsors

     


    YP Best Place to Work Sponsors

     


    People's Choice Sponsors


       

     


    Corporate Table Sponsors

    Alerus | Bank of the West | Bell Bank | Bethany Retirement Living
    Cass County Electric Cooperative | Choice Bank
    Cornerstone Bank | Discovery Benefits
    First International Bank & Trust | Fremstad LawGate City Bank
    GOLDMARK Property Management | Heartland Trust Company | KLJMcGough
    Midwest Radio Fargo Moorhead - KFGO | Moore Engineering | North Dakota State University
    Starion Bank | True North SteelU.S. Bank | Western State Bank


    Event Production Sponsor