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Nominate Local Leaders for Savannah Chamber's 2016 Business Awards

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By: Taylor Castillejo

March 31, 2016 SAVANNAH, GA. -- The Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce is calling for nominations for its 2016 business awards, which will be presented to selected recipients at the Business Awards Banquet on Thursday, June 16. The deadline for nominations is Friday, April 15. To nominate, go to

Each year, the Chamber honors businesses and individuals representing major sectors in the Savannah area's economy - small business, industry and tourism. The awards include Entrepreneur of the Year; Environmental Excellence Award; Gulfstream Community Involvement Award; Helen V. Head Business Advocate Award; Hospitality Award; Manufacturer's Safety Award; Small Business of the Year; and World Trade Center Savannah International Business of the Year.

The annual Business Awards Banquet will take place following the Chamber's Business Expo, which runs from 3-7 p.m., at the Savannah Hilton DeSoto. Networking at the expo and banquet will be held during a cocktail reception from 5:30-7 p.m. on June 16, and the banquet will be held from 7-9 p.m. Tickets are $50.

To nominate a business or professional for an award, please visit or contact Small Business and Events Manager Stephanie Boaen at 912.644.6458 or

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