36th Annual Excellence Awards


Family-Owned Business of the Year

The Family-Owned Business of the Year award acknowledges businesses, second-generation or older, where executive leadership has been passed down, and show prospects of thriving through the next generation.

All Excellence Awards nominees must:

  • Be headquartered in the Chamber’s 11-county Greater Philadelphia region (Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia in PA; Burlington, Camden, Gloucester, Mercer and Salem in NJ; and New Castle, DE).
  • Have not won an Excellence Award in the last five years.
  • Excel in an individual category criteria outlined below.

Family-Owned Business of the Year nominee must meet the following requirements:

  • Has between 1 – 1000 employees
  • Is a second-generation (or older) family-owned company where executive leadership has been passed from one generation to another
  • Demonstrates excellence in its industry
  • Can provide company’s story/history and highlight the impact of most-recent generation.
  • Can provide three (3) reasons as to why company will still be thriving through next generation

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Note: The more detailed your nomination, the more information the committee will have to judge your nominee's merit. Nominees may be contacted if additional information is required.