Chamber Awards

The Cayuga County Chamber of Commerce is now accepting nominations for our 2021 Chamber Awards! 

These awards recognize business leaders for their outstanding contributions to the economy and overall development of Cayuga County.


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
  • Nonprofit of the Year Award
    -Recognizes a nonprofit organization that contributes to the success of our community by
    enhancing the quality of life or contributing to the economic base of Cayuga County.

Chamber Awards Nomination Form   


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.

Phyllis K Goldman Award Nomination Form

Community Leadership Award

This award is open to Leadership Cayuga Alumni. Leadership Cayuga 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.

                                          Community Leadership Award Nomination Form

The Chamber would like to extend our sincerest thanks to our award sponsors!

  • Chamber Awards Sponsor

  • Leadership Cayuga Award Sponsor