Business of the Year Awards

This is your opportunity to nominate a business or a not-for-profit business for the 2020 Business of the Year Awards presented by BKD CPAs & Advisors and the Joplin Area Chamber of Commerce. The awards recognize the contributions of all businesses to the local economy and to the overall progress of the Joplin area. Awards will be presented at the Chamber’s annual banquet on April 30 to three (3) deserving businesses serving our community — one business employing 1-50 employees, one business employing 51+ employees and one not-for-profit business. Nomination forms due February 28, 2020.

Requirements for nomination:

Must be in good standing with the Joplin Area Chamber of Commerce.

Must have been a member of the Joplin Area Chamber of Commerce for two years.

Finalists will be chosen based on the following criteria:

Contributions to the community.

Business or management philosophy.

Response to challenges.

Innovative products or services.

Employee involvement/recognition.