It’s an honor to celebrate our members accomplishments and contributions to the Asheville community with our annual leadership awards.
Small Business Leader of the Year
These awards, sponsored by HomeTrust Bank, recognize two individuals who clearly reflect quality and dedication to the operation of business in the Asheville area and provide leadership accomplishments including innovation, initiative and civic responsiveness. One award is given to an individual from a company with under 15 employees; the other is given to an individual at a company with 16-50 employees.
Submit a Nomination
Family Business of the Year Award
The Family Business of the Year Award, sponsored by UNC Asheville Family Business Forum, recognizes a family-owned business for their contributions to the community and success as a family-owned enterprise. Self-nominations accepted.
Submit an application
Excellence in Public Service
This Public Service Award, sponsored by First Bank, recognizes an individual for their outstanding contribution to the community through involvement, service or motivation to improving the quality of life for the citizens of Buncombe County.
Volunteer of the Year
This award, sponsored by Roberts & Stevens recognizes a Chamber member who has given of his or her time and talents beyond the call of duty in volunteer efforts with the Chamber.