Entrepreneur of the Year:
This award, recognizes the accomplishments and operational successes of a local business and individual who contributes to the social, cultural and economic well-being of their community. This individual has demonstrated community leadership and entrepreneurial initiative, and has a strong vision for change. Nominee must play a significant role in a business’s operation and management that has been fully operational for at least one year.
- Nominee must reside and/or operate his or her for-profit business in Deschutes County.
- Nominee must be a member in good standing of the Bend Chamber of Commerce at the time of application submission and award presentation.
• If selected as an award finalist, at least one representative from the business must attend the Bend Chamber SAGE Awards on Sept. 13, 2016.