Chamber Awards Luncheon

This awards luncheon recognizes business leaders for their outstanding contributions to the economy and overall development of Cayuga County. 

In total, there are 7 Awards being given out at the Chamber Awards Luncheon.


  • Terri Bridenbecker Young Professional Award

    -Recognizes an individual who is pursuing excellence in their career.
    A young professional is a goal-oriented person under the age of 40.

  • Business Leader Award
    – Honors businesses that continually invest in Cayuga County &
    have shown leadership by taking an active role in our community.
  • Small Business of the Year Awards
    These awards celebrate both a newly emerged and a more established small business:
    -In Business Less Than 5 Years
    -In Business 5 Years or More
  • Non-Profit of the Year Award
    -Recognizes a non-profit organization that contributes to the success of our community by
    enhancing the quality of life or contributing to the economic base of Cayuga County.

2020 Chamber  Award Nomination Form



There is also the Community Leadership Award open to Leadership Cayuga Alumni which is a chamber program geared towards empowering diverse individuals with the knowledge, skills, and inspiration to successfully achieve leadership roles while developing a collective resource and problem-solving network to address present and future community needs and challenges.

Click Here for more information about the Community Leadership Award and the 2020 nomination form

We also present the Phyllis Goldman Encouragement Award for Women. This award recognizes women in our community who have demonstrated noteworthy entrepreneurial and professional pursuits, who are committed to community and have served as a role model for other women and girls pursuing their career dreams.

2020 Phyllis K Goldman Encouragement for Women Award Nomination Form

2019 Chamber Award Winners 


The deadline for nominations has been extended to Friday, April 17 2020