September 23, 2015

The Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce on Nov. 12 will again recognize business excellence and community leadership with the second annual Art of Achievement Awards. Nominations are now open for the area’s premier awards celebration.

The Art of Achievement honors outstanding business and community leadership in Flint & Genesee, and the artful ways in which companies, organizations and individuals have distinguished themselves in 2015. Nominations are being sought in the following business and hospitality categories:

Business Awards

  • CEO Business Award
  • Small Business Award
  • Minority Owned Business Award
  • Woman of Achievement Award
  • Young Professional Leader Award
  • Nonprofit Impact Award

Hospitality Awards

  • Gloria J. DeHart Award
  • Hospitality Ambassador Award
  • Frontline Ambassador Award
  • Restaurant of the Year
  • Hotel of the Year
  • Community Champion Award

The I-69 Thumb Region Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) will also select a “Contractor of the Year” for Art of Achievement recognition.

“The Art of Achievement is a community-wide celebration of the accomplishments that are moving Flint & Genesee,” said Chamber CEO Tim Herman. “We want to hear from our members, as well as from members of the community at-large, about who’s most deserving of this recognition. The winners will be revealed at our gala event in November. So spread the word.”

Nominations are open to for-profit businesses, nonprofits and individuals in Genesee County, and are due Oct. 2 via online submission. Self-nomination is also permissible. Sponsorships are also currently available for the event.

This year’s awards will be presented Nov. 12 at the Riverfront Banquet Center. Stay tuned to Inside Business and other Chamber communiques for ticket information.

For more information about the awards and sponsorships contact Heather Kale at (810) 600-1427 or