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  • ChamberChoice Awards - Past Winners

  • For 20 years, we've been honoring local businesses with awards to recognize their contributions to our region. Check out who has taken home honors throughout the years!

  • 1999

    •    Small Business of the Year: Hannaher’s, Inc.

    2000

    •    Small Business of the Year: Intellisol International

    2001

    •    Small Business of the Year: Loegering

    2002

    •    Small Business of the Year: Mid-America Aviation, Inc.

    2003

    •    Small Business of the Year: Moore Engineering, Inc.

    2004

    •    Entrepreneurial Business: Precision Diagnostic Services, Inc.
    •    Business of the Year: Imaging Solutions, Inc.

    2005

    •    Small Business of the Year: Kinetic Leasing, Inc.
    •    Business of the Year: Amity Technology LLC

    2006

    •    Small Business of the Year: Breadsmith
    •    Business of the Year: Vogel Law Firm
    •    Not-For-Profit of the Year: United Way of Cass-Clay

    2007

    •    Business of the Year: Dawson Insurance
    •    Not-For-Profit of the Year: CCRI, Inc.

    2008

    •    Small Business of the Year: Harmon Glass Doctor
    •    Business of the Year: InterceptEFT
    •    Not-For-Profit of the Year: YWCA Cass Clay

    2009

    •    Small Not-For-Profit of the Year: CHARISM Neighborhood Support Centers
    •    Not-For-Profit of the Year: Hospice of the Red River Valley
    •    Small Business of the Year: Heritage Homes, LLC
    •    Business of the Year: Flint Communications, Inc.
    •    Large Business of the Year: Ulteig Engineers, Inc.
    •    Entrepreneur of the Year: Intelligent InSites

    2010

    •    Small Not-For-Profit of the Year: Project HERO
    •    Not-For-Profit of the Year: Bethany Retirement Living
    •    Small Business of the Year: Lillestol Research LLC
    •    Business of the Year: Fargo Jet Center
    •    Entrepreneur of the Year: Joel Jorgenson, Packet Digital

    2011

    •    Small Not-For-Profit of the Year: Fargo-Moorhead Symphony Orchestra
    •    Not-For-Profit of the Year: Fraser, Ltd.
    •    Small Business of the Year: Mosaic – Maxwells, Catering, Café
    •    Business of the Year: Kadrmas, Lee & Jackson       
    •    Entrepreneur of the Year: Joe Sandin, Onsharp

       
    2012

    •    Small Not-For-Profit of the Year: Freedom Resource Center for Independent Living, Inc.
    •    Not-For-Profit of the Year: United Blood Services
    •    Small Business of the Year: Onsharp
    •    Business of the Year: Warner and Company Insurance
    •    Entrepreneur of the Year: Barry Batcheller, Appareo
    •    YP Best Place to Work: Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota

    2013   

    •    Small Business of the Year: Heartland Trust Company
    •    Business of the Year: Border States Electric
    •    Small Not-for-Profit of the Year: Red River Zoo
    •    Not-for-Profit of the Year: Family HealthCare
    •    Entrepreneur of the Year: Jill Krahn & Jodi Ellingson, Hair Success Salon & Day Spa
    •    Young Professionals Best Place to Work: Dawson Insurance

    2014    

    •    Small Business of the Year: Spectrum Aeromed
    •    Business of the Year: Integreon Managed Solutions
    •    Small Not-for-Profit of the Year: United Way of Cass-Clay
    •    Not-for-Profit of the Year: CCRI Inc.
    •    Entrepreneur of the Year: Kory Anderson, Anderson Industries
    •    Young Professionals Best Place to Work: Marco
    •    People’s Choice Award: Rape and Abuse Crisis Center

    2015    

    •    Small Business of the Year: Office Sign Company
    •    Business of the Year: Discovery Benefits, Inc.
    •    Small Not-for-Profit of the Year: TNT Kids Fitness & Gymnastics
    •    Not-for-Profit of the Year: (Tie) Hospice of the Red River Valley and the Plains Art Museum
    •    Entrepreneur of the Year: Matthew Lachowitzer, Matt’s Automotive Service Center
    •    Young Professionals Best Place to Work: Choice Financial
    •    People’s Choice Award: Robert Gibb & Sons, Inc.

    2016    

    •    Small Business of the Year: Great North Insurance
    •    Business of the Year: Advanced Engineering and Environmental Services, Inc.
    •    Small Not-for-Profit of the Year: Dorothy Day House of Hospitality
    •    Not-for-Profit of the Year: Rape & Abuse Crisis Center of Fargo-Moorhead
    •    Entrepreneur of the Year: Eric Newell - Stoneridge Software
    •    Young Professionals Best Place to Work: Gate City Bank
    •    People’s Choice Award: Healing Arts Chiropractic

    2017    

    •    Small Not-for-Profit of the Year: Youthworks
    •    Not-for-Profit of the Year: Access of the Red River Valley, Inc.
    •    Small Business of the Year: Moorhead Dairy Queen
    •    Business of the Year: Laney’s, Inc.
    •    Young Professionals Best Place to Work: Sundog Interactive
    •    Entrepreneur of the Year: Josh Teigen - Protosthetics
    •    People’s Choice: Homeward Animal Shelter

    2018    

    •    Small Not-for-Profit of the Year: Emergency Food Pantry, Inc.
    •    Not-for-Profit of the Year: Great Plains Food Bank
    •    Small Business of the Year: Prairie Winds Veterinary Center
    •    Business of the Year: Eide Bailly, LLP
    •    Young Professionals Best Place to Work: Office Sign Company
    •    Entrepreneur of the Year: Tyrone Leslie, Heritage Homes, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Premier Properties
    •    People’s Choice: Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Red River Valley

    2019    

    •    Not-for-Profit of the Year: Vocational Training Center
    •    Small Business of the Year: Games Galore Party Rental
    •    Business of the Year: Power Plate Meals
    •    Young Professionals Best Place to Work: Eide Bailly, LLP
    •    Entrepreneur of the Year: Jeff Shipley, Jeff Shipley Enterprises
    •    People’s Choice: Fargo Youth Hockey Association