Greater Macon

Chamber of Commerce
305 Coliseum Dr, Macon, GA 31217

Business & Industry Awards

Annual Business & Industry Awards
Presented by:  Walthall Oil

Each year, the Chamber and MEDC recognize the leading Business, Industry and Small Business in Macon.  Nominations are accepted for any organization that meets the selection criteria.  A selection committee made up of local business leaders carefully evalutates the information provided by the nominees.  Following the careful review of the nominee packages, the committee makes their final decisions. 

Award Categories Include:

Any Industry with 50 or more employees that has been operating for a minimum of 5 years may be nominated. These include businesses engaged in manufacturing, logistics or warehouse & distribution.

Any Company (non-manufacturing, logistics or warehouse & distribution) with 50 or more employees that has been operating for a minimum of 5 years.

Any business or industry with less than 50 employees that has been operating for a minimum of 5 years.

Evalution Criteria Include:

Company's Economic Impact
-   Company Stability:  Years in business locally.
-   Company's current total employment, (full-time and part-time)
Company's employment growth from original level.

Corporate Citizenship
-   Company's directed and/or individual employee volunteer participation in education, civic and/or charitable organizations.
-   Company's cash and in-kind donations to education, civic and/or charitable organziations.
-   Demonstration of company's effort to be environmentally conscientious and other esamples of the company's corporate citizenship in the Macon-Bibb County area.

Other Criteria
-   Cultivating a positive and creative workplace environment
-   Components that make the company stand out among other businesses

Click here to see photos from all of the 2016 Awards Presentations.
Presented By:   Walthall Oil

Congratulations to the 2016 Winners!
2016 Industry of the Year - HAECO
2016 Business of the Year - OrthoGeorgia
2016 Small Business of the Year -
Macon Occupational Medicine