Business of the Year Awards

2023 Chamber Awards for Excellence – Business of the Year Awards

The Greater Owensboro Chamber of Commerce held its 2023 Chamber Celebration on Friday, January 20, 2023 at the Owensboro RiverPark Center. The Chamber presented its 2023 Chamber Awards for Excellence – Business of the Year Awards. The Chamber Business of the Year Awards provide Members with the opportunity to recognize the accomplishments of local businesses and the contributions they make to the Greater Owensboro area. Please see the nomination forms below.

Benefits of Winning the Award Include:

  • Award presented at 2022 Annual Dinner
  • Winner logo that can be placed on their marketing materials and website
  • Profile in GOChamber Magazine
  • Recognition at 2022 Rooster Boosters
  • Can present award to winner upcoming year at annual dinner
  • Press via media release, Chamber website, Chamber Matters email and newsletter

Emerging Business of the Year – Gramps Coffee & Donuts

Business of the Year 1-10 Employees – Red Wing Shoes

Business of the Year 11-49 Employees – Fastek Services, LLC

Business of the Year 50-249 Employees – Independence Bank

Business of the Year Over 250 Employees – Big Rivers Electric Corporation

Non-Profit of the Year – Fine Arts – RiverPark Center

Non-Profit of the Year – Human Services – Diocese of Owensboro Catholic Charities

Education and Workforce Development Institution of the Year – Puzzle Pieces

Manufacturer of the Year – Domtar Owensboro Converting and Distribution

Rick Kamuf Agri-Business of the Year – Mack Estes Farms

Other awards included:

2022 Chamber Ambassador of the Year – Justin Merritt

2022 Chamber Directors of the Year – Bart Darrell & Brian Wright

2022 Leadership Owensboro Class Member of the Year – Blaine Mathew

2022 CYP Member of the Year – Keith Cottoner

2022 Member of the Year – Marilyn & William Young Foundation

2022 Minority Business Leader of the Year – Allyson Sanders

Bill Young Leadership Award – Bill and Susie Tyler

Legacy Award – Keith Lawrence