Annual Awards Dinner

Criteria for Eligibility & Selection:

  • Business has been operating in Kankakee County under 5 years
  • A Statement should be included which demonstrates success in overcoming challenges to drive forward its business plan
  • A clear plan for future growth of the organization
  • “Independently” owned franchises are eligible
  • Business must be incorporated.
  • Nominees cannot be expansion of an existing business, name change or new location of an existing organization
The nominating committee will be reviewing submissions for the above guidelines. You may share your personal message about the nominee below.


Fill out the form below to submit a New Business of the Year nomination.
Nominator Information
Nominee Information
In Your Own WordsTell us why you are nominating this business.