Chattanooga Chamber Of Commerce Awards Virtually Honor Community Champions

Thursday, September 17, 2020

The Chattanooga Chamber virtually hosted the Chamber Awards Thursday, honoring this year's Chamber Award winners and the 2020 Chattanooga Area Manager of the Year, as well as Small Business Award recipients postponed from spring due to COVID-19.

While this year's event looked different, it's still important to recognize local companies that have uniquely contributed to the community, leading in areas like sustainability, creating healthy workplaces and supporting diversity, inclusion and education, said officials.

Awards included:

Michael Mathis as Chattanooga Area Manager of the Year

Small Business Awards:
1-20 Employees: Acumen Wealth
21-50 Employees: P&C Construction
51-300 Employees: Chattanooga Lookouts
Nonprofit: Siskin Children’s Institute

Chamber Awards:
Barge Design Solutions as Business Education Investor - Recognizes Chattanooga Chamber member for partnering with our school system to create a strong talent pipeline

Chattanooga Gas as Diversity & Inclusion Ally - Recognizes Chattanooga Chamber member for commitment to recruiting a diverse workforce and building an inclusive environment

Mike Collins & Associates as Family-Friendly Workplace - Recognizes Chattanooga Chamber member for fostering a flexible workplace and promoting work-life balance

North American Credit Services as Healthy Business - Recognizes Chattanooga Chamber member for investing in employees' health and therefore our community's health

Skytec as Sustainability Partner - Recognizes Chattanooga Chamber member for environmental preservation efforts and prioritizing sustainable business practices

Digital Divide Project as Velocity2040 Community Collaborators - Recognizes Chattanooga Chamber members for working with other organizations to address community challenges and create opportunity

Find more on these award recipients here.


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