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Business Excellence Celebration

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BEC 2024 Save the Date
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SAVE THE DATE!!

The Aurora Chamber of Commerce is once again hosting our Business Excellence Celebration on Wednesday, October 23, 2024, at the Royal Venetian Mansion. This Great Gatsby themed celebration recognizes the best and brightest businesses in Aurora — local businesses that have demonstrated a passion for excellence, a commitment to their community and a strong entrepreneurial spirit.

2024 Award Categories

NON-PROFIT

  • This award celebrates the valuable contributions non-profit organizations make to the community of Aurora. Criteria:
    1. Outstanding leadership in economic, social, charitable, or environmental activities
    2. Promotes volunteerism
    3. Positive contribution to society
    4. Must be in operation for at least two (2) years

COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION

  • This award recognizes a business or employee that shows a strong commitment to giving back through participation in business and community organizations and/or charitable events. Criteria:
    1. Demonstrated engagement in the community
    2. Promotes volunteerism including fundraising and awareness

PERSONAL SERVICE PROVIDER
Including Hair Stylists/Hair Dressers/Barbers, Nail Salons, Spa Services, Medi-Spa Services, Beauty, Make-up Artists

  • This award recognizes the personal services providers that exhibit extraordinary professional service and support to the community. Criteria:
    1. Outstanding customer experience
    2. Commitment to the community
    3. Dedication to customer care and well-being
    4. Must be in business for at least two (2) years

HOSPITALITY / FOOD SERVICES

  • This award recognizes a restaurant, independently owned franchise, catering service, or bakery, that consistently provides excellent products and services, outstanding hospitality, and customer experience. Criteria:
    1. Consistently provides excellent products
    2. Outstanding customer experience
    3. Innovative products
    4. Health & Safety
    5. Vision and employee relations
    6. Must be in business for at least two (2) years

SKILLED TRADES

  • This award recognizes excellence in a skilled trades business (plumbing, electrical, HVAC, etc) that consistently provides excellent services and customer experience.
  1. Commitment to safety and professionalism
  2. Outstanding customer experience
  3. Vision and employee relations
  4. Commitment to the community
  5. Must be in business for at least two (2) years

SENIOR'S SUPPORT SERVICES

  • This award recognizes a the business that provides outstanding services exclusively for Senior Citizens, including but not limited to, senior’s facilities and housing, in-home care service providers. Criteria:
    1. Outstanding customer experience
    2. Commitment to the community
    3. Dedication to customer care and well-being
    4. Upholds incredible business integrity
    5. Must be in business for at least two (2) years

PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD

  • This award is presented to an Aurora-based business in any industry that exemplifies excellence. This award will be voted on by the public to a business who shows:
    1. Outstanding customer experience
    2. Commitment to the community
    3. Positive impact and connection
    4. Accessibility and Inclusivity

Open to all Aurora-based businesses and Aurora Chamber members.

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