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Each year, the Brea Chamber of Commerce recognizes an individual for outstanding individual achievement and/or significant contributions to our community. Nominations are accepted from Chamber members, as well as the community at large. The 2012 awards will be presented at the Chamber’s Annual Membership & Awards Gala on January 25, 2013.
The categories for recognition are as follows:
Business of the Year
Companies may be recognized for any type of achievement, including community involvement, length of time in business, overcoming adversity, creating jobs, business leadership, customer relations, employee welfare, technology/product innovation, environmental leadership, sales/market growth and advocating for a strong local economy. Business are recognized by industry: manufacturing, retail and service.
2011 winner - Manufacturing: Esterline Kirkhill
2010 winner - Manufacturing: Beckman Coulter
2009 winner - Manufacturing: Uni-Caps
2011 winner - Retail: TAPS Fish House & Brewery
2010 winner - Retail: Target
2009 winner - Retail: BJ’s Restaurant & Brewery
2011 winner - Service: Brea/Orange County Plumbing Heating & Air Conditioning
2010 winner - Service: Cha Cha's Tacos & Tequila
2009 winner - Service: Professional Tutors of America
SUBMIT A NOMINATION FOR THE 2012 BUSINESS OF THE YEAR
Citizen of the Year
This individual is recognized for any type of achievement that made a positive impact on our community.
2011 winner: Jeff Weber
2010 winner: Dennis O'Hern
2009 winner: David Rader
SUBMIT A NOMINATION FOR THE 2012 CITIZEN OF THE YEAR
Additional awards being given out that evening:
Ambassador of the Year - presented to an Ambassador who has dedicated countless hours to the Brea Chamber.
The Chairman’s Award of Excellence - presented to an individual who has made an impact to the Chairman of the Board and the Brea Chamber.
Innovation Award - presented to a company that has made an impact to the community and individual advances in technology.
2011 winner - Innovation: Placentia-Linda Hospital
2010 winner - Innovation: Technigroup USA
2009 winner - Innovation: Beckman Coulter
Please call the Chamber office at (714) 529-3660for more information about nominations, awards or the Annual Membership & Awards Gala.
The Brea Chamber of Commerce has been connecting business with opportunity for 100 years.
'My business has really taken off! It all started with attending last year’s Membership & Awards Gala. I’ve made some great connections with the help of the Brea Chamber.”