Business of the Year Awards

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. The Greater Owensboro Chamber of Commerce presented the 2020 Business of the Year Awards at the Annual Celebration on Friday, January 24, 2020 at The RiverPark Center.

Benefits of Winning the Award Include:

  • Award presented at 2020 Annual Dinner
  • Winner logo that can be placed on their marketing materials and website
  • Profile in GOChamber Magazine
  • Recognition at 2020 Rooster Boosters
  • Can present award to winner upcoming year at annual dinner
  • Press via media release, Chamber website, Chamber Matters email and newsletter

2020 Business of the Year Awards Winners:


2020 Ambassadors of the Year – Amber Farmer, Disaster Team, Inc. and Michael Vanover, Helton Insurance Agency

2020 Director of the Year – Rod Kuegel, Kuegel Farms

2020 Leadership Owensboro Class Member of the Year – Erica Wade, The Center

2020 Chamber Young Professional of the Year – Shaelie Velez, WFIE TV 14

2020 Chamber Member of the YearOwensboro Community and Technical College

2020 Bill Young Community Leadership Award – Posthumously Awarded to David Edds, Jr.