November 2, 2012 – Hamilton, ON - The Hamilton Chamber of Commerce has announced that the nomination period is now open for two key Hamilton Chamber events:
Hamilton Community Awards, comprising:
• 75th annual Royal Bank Distinguished Citizen of the Year
• 15th annual Hamilton Spectator Youth Volunteer of the Year
November 30, 2012: nominations deadline
January 21, 2013: Hamilton Community Awards dinner (to be hosted at Michelangelo’s Banquet Centre) – winners announced at the event
The Hamilton Chamber would like to thank event sponsors Royal Bank of Canada, The Hamilton Spectator and the Hamilton Community Foundation for their generous support.
Nominations for the RBC Distinguished Citizen of the Year are open to residents of Hamilton and/or those who have performed their volunteer commitments within Hamilton. Nominations for The Hamilton Spectator Youth Volunteer of the Year are open to individuals ages 19 and under (as of December 31, 2012) and who have volunteered and taken on volunteer leadership roles.
Outstanding Business Achievement Awards, comprising:
Small Business (1-50 employees)
Large Business (51+ employees)
Young Entrepreneur (35 years and under)
Ironman Business (15+ years in business)
Communication and Technology
Century (100+ years in business)
December 14, 2012: nominations deadline
March 25, 2013: Outstanding Business Achievement Awards dinner (to be hosted at Carmen’s Banquet Centre) – winners announced at the event
The Hamilton Chamber is pleased to partner with the City of Hamilton’s Economic Development Department to bring the Business Attraction and Retention Recognition Awards and the Hamilton Association of Business Improvement Areas’ Awards of Excellence to the event.
Detailed information about the nomination process is available on the Hamilton Chamber website at hamiltonchamber.ca or by contacting Whitney Simmons at
or 905-522-1151 ext. 100
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Media contact: David Adames, President and CEO: 905-522-1151 ext. 229
Please click here for nomination forms.