West Seattle Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards Breakfast June 6

When: Thursday June 6 7:30-9:00am
Where: Salty’s on Alki
 1936 Harbor Ave. SW Seattle, WA 98126
Tickets: $50 per individual or Table of 10 for $450 (by May 20)
Award Nominations: Due by May 8 thru the on-line form

The West Seattle Chamber of Commerce, with Nucor Steel as Presenting Sponsor, will host the 2013 Annual Westside Awards Breakfast to celebrate the incredible business environment and community involvement found only in West Seattle. The Westside Awards Breakfast honors three local businesses and one individual who demonstrate success and innovation that contribute to this thriving economic region. The Keynote address will be delivered by Randy Gardiner, 2012 Seattle Business Magazine Manufacturing Executive Award Winner and CEO of Red Dot Corporation. Please consider attending, sponsoring and/or nominating for an award.

We invite Chamber Members and the public to attend the Breakfast to celebrate the honorees, learn more about the West Seattle Chamber of Commerce and network with other business owners and community members.

Local business support is what makes this celebration possible! Your business can be featured at our event through Sponsorships ranging from $500/$1000/$2500/$5000. Contact Nancy Woodland, nancy@westsidebaby.org for more information.

We need community input to choose the honorees – please nominate your favorite business, non-profit or community leader by May 8 in one of the categories below. Nominations are accepted on-line in the categories below through the Westside Awards Nomination Form. (https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/BestofWestSeattle). Please take a few minutes before May 8 to submit the form and help us recognize your favorites. You do not need to be a Chamber Member or business owner to nominate.

Westside Business of the Year – This nominee has been in business at least 3 years and demonstrated business excellence and success.
Westside Emerging Business – This nominee business has been in operations for less than 3 years but is meeting the challenges of a growing business through leadership.
Westside Not-For-Profit of the Year – This nominee non-profit is making our community a better place to live while contributing to community benefit through their mission.
Westsider of the Year – This nominee is making a lasting impact on our community and the lives of others or is an up-coming community role model.

Past Award Winners have included:

2011 Business of the Year - AmericanWest Bank
2011 Not for Profit - West Seattle Garden Tour
2011 Emerging Business - The Grove
2011 Westsider - Pete Spalding, WS Food Bank Board, various neighborhood and district councils and much more.
2010 Business of the Year- Salty's
2010 Not for Profit - West Seattle Farmer's Market
2010 Emerging Business - Mountain to Sound Outfitters
2010 Westsider - Rick Jump, White Center Food Bank
2009 Business of the Year - West Seattle Blog
2009 Westsider - Coach Colin Slingsby
2009 Community Hero -Nancy Woodland, WestSide Baby

Contact Lynn Dennis, Interim Staff at info@wschamber.com or Nancy Woodland, Board Member at nancy@westsidebaby.org with questions about Sponsorship or Membership.