Has your Chamber launched an innovative event or program that stood out, produced results, and made an impact on your community? Enter the 2016 Chamber Innovation Award Competition.

Submit an overview of your Chamber’s most successful idea, event, or program for a chance to win $1,500 for your Chamber. The application form takes less than 10 minutes to complete. The competition is about celebrating and showcasing enterprising Chambers. It is designed is to encourage innovation by recognizing programs, events, and ideas that challenge the status quo. This award is not dependent on Chamber size, whether you’re a national, regional, or local organization – tell us your story! Entries will be judged on Creativity, Community Impact, and Value to Chamber.

The 2016 panel brings a wealth of industry expertise to the competition. Judges include Frank Kenny of Frank J. Kenny, Jason Stambaugh of LaunchGen, and John Cook of ChamberMaster. The 2016 Chamber Innovator of the Year will be awarded the $1500 grand prize. First Runner-up will receive $500, and the Second Runner-up will be awarded $250. The Top 5 Innovators will be featured in the 2016 Edition of Chambers of Inspiration. This e-book showcases the successes of inventive and forward-thinking organizations. Prize sponsorship is provided by ChamberMaster, provider of membership management solutions.

Want to learn more about last year's 2015 Chamber Innovation Award Winners? Download the Chamber of Inspiration Idea Book Vol. 2!