Excellence in Industry

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 8 a.m. at the Silverspot Cinema

The Excellence in Industry Awards™, presented by The Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce, recognizes Collier County businesses that exemplify innovation, economic diversification, and community enhancement. If you wish to nominate a company or submit information regarding your own company for our consideration, please complete the following application with detailed information. Only one nomination is necessary; judges choose winners on merit.

For more information, contact Nikkie Dvorchack at: nikkie@napleschamber.org (239) 403-2909


Business Expansion

An award presented to a company that expanded in 2017 through investing capital and creating jobs in Collier County. The winner in this category will have demonstrated growth in terms of sales, staff, services, products, markets and market share.

Company to Watch

This is presented to a business with the potential to make a big impact on Collier County’s economic future. This company demonstrates significant growth trends since its opening and exhibits excellence in the areas of management, marketing, customer service and integrity. The recipient must be a new business that has been in operations for more than a year, but less than eight years.

Heart of the Community

An award presented to a local nonprofit that exemplifies superior service to the community. An organization that has distinguished itself from others by enhancing the community through financial, volunteer and active involvement in organizations and programs that assist in the creation of a better quality of life for all citizens in Collier County.

Pillar Award

This honor is given to a company that has been in business in Collier County for a minimum of 20 years and has taken an active role in making Collier County the best place to live and do business.

Young Professional of the Year

This award is given to a young professional between the ages of 21 and 40 who has demonstrated leadership and a passion for making a difference in the community.