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Apply for an Industry Appreciation Celebration Award
July 1 @ 8:00 am - August 24 @ 4:00 pm
During the month of September, the Bay County Chamber of Commerce hosts Industry Appreciation Celebration (IAC), shining a spotlight on companies that help boost the economy and improve quality of life in Bay County. At the month’s most popular event, the IAC Awards Breakfast, five businesses will be awarded for their efforts to build a better Bay in the following categories:
- Business Expansion – This is awarded to a Bay County company that expanded its operations in 2017, investing capital and creating jobs for Bay County Residents.
- Entrepreneurship – This is awarded to a Bay County start-up company (less than five years old) that sets the standard for entrepreneurship and creativity.
- Export Excellence – This is awarded to a Bay County company that saw a significant increase in documented export sales in 2017.
- Innovation – This is awarded to a Bay County company, organization or institution that, through product or process, best exemplifies innovative leadership.
- Newcomer – This is awarded to a company new to Bay County that began operating in the last five years.
There is no application fee for Chamber Members. There is a $50 fee for future Chamber Members.