Nominate Your Selection

The Clay County Chamber of Commerce’s Small Business of the Month recognizes outstanding achievement to “for profit” organizations in our county. This award is presented to a Chamber member business that does extremely well in the area of community involvement, economic growth, customer service and/or professional relationships.


Companies can be nominated by any Chamber member business and/or companies may nominate themselves. This award is available only to Chamber members. All nominations must be submitted on the Small Business of the Month Nomination form. All verified nominations will remain for consideration for three months from the date of submission.

  • Must be a Clay County Chamber of Commerce member for one year or longer.
  • Be in good standing.
  • Have 100 or fewer employees.
  • Must be in business for at least two years.
  • Should fit at least one of the following selection criteria:
    • Have demonstrated outstanding support to the community and the Clay County Chamber.
    • Provide superior customer service and/or products.
    • Considered a successful and professional business by peers.
  • Have their logo appear in the Small Business of the Month banner on the Chamber website.
  • Awarded a Business of the Month plaque during a regularly scheduled meeting of the Chamber’s Board of Directors.
  • Highlighted with an article and picture in the Chambers “Business Connections” magazine.
  • Email announcement and social media distribution to all Chamber members.
  • Deadline for nominations is the 4th Wednesday of each month. Nominations are verified by the Chamber staff.
  • Nominations are submitted to the Ambassador Committee at their monthly meeting to identify their top two recommendations for the Small Business of the Month.
  • The top two recommendations are submitted to the Business and Membership Development Advisory Committee for review and selection of the Small Business of the Month.