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  • Membership & Awards Gala


    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.

    Congratulations to our 2012 winners!

    Manufacturing: UTC Aerospace Systems
    Retail: Mother's Market & Kitchen
    Service: Coldewell Banker Excellence/Alex Horowitz     
    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

  • Citizen of the Year
    This individual is recognized for any type of achievement that made a positive impact on our community.

    Congratulations to our 2012 winner!
    Don Schweitzer


    2011 winner: Jeff Weber
    2010 winner: Dennis O'Hern
    2009 winner: David Rader

  • 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.

    Congratulations to our 2012 winner!
    Chevron Corporation

    2011 winner - Innovation: Placentia-Linda Hospital
    2010 winner - Innovation: Technigroup USA
    2009 winner - Innovation: Beckman Coulter



    Please call the Chamber office at (714) 529-3660 for 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.”

    William Beeson

    Mission Aire

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