Nominating is Open for the 2018 Small Business of the Year

Small businesses are a vital part of the economy — comprising nearly 98% of all businesses in New York State and accounting for nearly half of all private sector jobs.

The efforts of these organizations greatly enrich our lives and make our community a better place to live, work and do business. To honor the achievements and sacrifices of our local risk-takers, the Seneca County Chamber of Commerce is seeking your input on an outstanding Small Business of the Year. Please help us recognize a deserving small business by filling out this form.


Nominating Criteria:
• Must employ less than 25 people
• Must be a member in good standing of the Seneca County Chamber
• Must have been in business for at least two consecutive years
• Should have realized a significant accomplishment/milestone or contributed to community growth (in the past year)


Past Recipients:
• (2017)
• Auburn Doubledays (2016)
• Barristers Bed & Breakfast (2015)
• Muranda Cheese Company (2014)
• Dr. Rodney Littlejohn (2013)
• Fuzzy Guppies (2012)
• Auto Specialist (2011)
• Magee Country Diner (2010)


Nominations will be reviewed by the Chamber’s standing committees with a recommendation to be voted on by the Chamber’s Board of Directors. The award will be presented at the annual Membership BBQ in July.


Please email nominations to the Chamber at by Monday, June 18, 2018.
Nominations can also be sent via fax: 315-568-1730 or mail: PO Box 350, Waterloo, NY 13165


Promote your business & support the Chamber with a Membership BBQ & Small Business of the Year Award Sponsorship


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