Bartow Economic Development Council

Annual Meeting:


The Bartow Economic Development Council is now accepting nominations for

the 10th Annual Champions Cup Business & Industry Awards.  Any Chamber

Member may nominate any fellow Chamber Member, including your own

business for any of the following categories:


• Service/Professional Business of the Year

(includes non-retail professional businesses such as banks, insurance companies, medical professionals,

accountants, attorneys, construction companies, etc.)

• Retail Business of the Year

(includes any business that sells merchandise directly to the public such as gift shops, auto dealers,

restaurants, etc.)

• Emerging Business of the Year

(any Bartow business open less than three years – cannot be a buyout of an existing company)

• Not-for-Profit Organization of the Year

(any non-profit business/organization)

• Community Service Business of the Year

(includes any business that has contributed to the communitythrough donations of time or financial

resources to improve the area’s quality of life)


The Bartow Economic Development Council’s Annual Meeting: Champions Cup, October 1, 2019, 5:30 p.m. at the Bartow Civic Center.
All other tickets are $65 each and are available at the Bartow Chamber or register to attend or sponsor a table of 8 here.

All awards will be judged by a blue-ribbon committee of Bartow Economic Development Council members

based upon the following criteria:

Bartow Economic Development Council Business & Industry Awards
Nominees should champion exemplary best practices in the areas of customer service, sustainability, employee retention and opportunity,

reputation and positive influence on the economic well-being of the Bartow area business community.


All nominations are confidential to the selection committee only.

Awards will be presented on October 1, 2019 at the Bartow Economic Development Council’s Champions Cup Business and Industry

Awards at the Bartow Civic Center.