Annual Awards

The date to submit 2018 Annual Awards nominations has passed. Award winners will be announced at the Annual Celebration on March 27, 2018.

The Annual Celebration has one major theme: recognition of individuals, businesses, and organizations. The event is attended by over 600, including Cedar Valley business & civic leaders. The evening event includes a networking hour followed by dinner, awards ceremony, and desserts.

The Annual Celebration has one major theme: recognition of individuals, businesses, and organizations. The event is attended by over 600, including Cedar Valley business & civic leaders. The evening event includes a networking hour followed by dinner, awards ceremony, and dessert bar.

Annual Award Categories
  • To recognize the efforts of a Greater Cedar Valley Alliance & Chamber investor in promoting the quality of life and offering leadership within the Cedar Valley, achieving a major business accomplishment or making an outstanding contribution to the Cedar Valley community, economy and citizens.

  Business of the Year Award (1-50 FTEs)

  Business of the Year Awared (51plus FTEs)

  • To recognize the efforts of a private sector firm for innovation in technology, advanced manufacturing or talent development.

  Harold Brock Innovation Award

  • To recognize the efforts of a private sector firm for a significant investment in the Cedar Valley that most emphasize the attributes of the Cedar Valley.

  John Deere Treating Capital Well Award

  • To recognize an outstanding contribution by an individual in the private sector for leadership in creating and strengthening regional collaboration and cooperation for economic and community development.

  Fulfilling the Vision of One Award

  • To recognize the efforts of an educational institution, non-profit organization, service club or human service agency in promoting economic growth and employment, quality of life, offering leadership or making an outstanding contribution to the Cedar Valley and its citizens on a continuing basis or with a specific project.

  Cedar Valley Partner Award