The Big Sky Chamber of Commerce 2015 call for nominations to recognize leadership and excellence in business has opened. The Chamber will accept nominations in five categories and announce the recipients during their annual meeting later in June. The deadline to nominate is COB Friday June 5, 2015. Nominations can be delivered to the Big Sky and Greater Yellowstone Welcome Center or emailed to Kitty Clemens at kitty@bigskychamber.com

Each year the Chamber honors outstanding individuals and organizations that have contributed to the economic, social and cultural fabric of the Big Sky Community.   Nomination of individuals and businesses that display exemplary service to the economic well-being and prosperity of the Big Sky area are encouraged in the following categoriesBusiness Person of the Year and Business of the Year.

This year, in keeping with the Chamber’s effort to assist local businesses and front line workers to “be the best host they can be” the Chamber will honor an Outstanding Frontline Worker. This award is designed to honor a frontline employee that has demonstrated a desire to create unforgettable experiences and go the extra mile in service to their customers. The recipient of this award will be honored for their dedication and hard work while shining a light on the best Big Sky has to offer as well as be awarded a cash gift of $250.00.

The highest honor given by the Chamber is the Chet Huntley Lifetime Achievement Award. The Chet Huntley Award honoree will be an individual who has demonstrated leadership qualities, demonstrated willingness to serve others without personal gain and contributed to the economic well-being of the community and role model for future leaders.

Nomination forms can be filled out online or can be picked up in person at the Big Sky and Greater Yellowstone Welcome Center. The place and date of the Annual Meeting is expected to be announced in the coming days.