The Equity award recognizes a business with innovative organizational approaches with proven, measurable results that address the recruitment, development, and advancement of women and minorities. The initiatives must demonstrate support for the advancement and integration of women and minorities within the company that are put in place to be sustained over time.
- Nominee must be financially stable and operational for at least one year
- Nominee must be a for-profit business
- Nominee must be a member in good standing of the Bend Chamber of Commerce at the time of application submission and award presentation
- As a nominee, at least one representative from the business must attend the Bend Chamber SAGE Awards on October 5, 2017