(Joplin, MO) – Nominations are now open for the 2024 Business of the Year Awards, presented by FORVIS and the Joplin Area Chamber of Commerce.
This is your chance to recognize the contributions that area businesses and nonprofits make to our local economy and to Joplin’s overall progress. The awards will be presented at the Chamber’s annual banquet to three (3) deserving businesses: one business that employs one to 50 employees, one business that employs 51+ employees, and one not-for-profit business.
The requirements for nomination are as follows:
- Businesses must have been a member of the Joplin Chamber for at least two years.
- Nominees must be in good standing with the Joplin Chamber.
- Previous winners from 2019 or earlier are eligible for this award.
Finalists will be chosen by a panel of community members based on the following criteria;
- Contributions to the community.
- Business or management philosophy.
- Response to challenges.
- Innovative products or services
- Employee involvement/recognition