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The Business Excellence Awards were created by the Summit Chamber of Commerce to recognize and reward the imagination, industriousness, innovation and achievements of business owners and operators in Summit County.

These businesses are the backbone of our community and this event provides an opportunity to showcase and celebrate their contribution to the economic vitality of this Rocky Mountain paradise we call home.

To recognize businesses for their work in 2023, this year's Summit Chamber Business Excellence Awards will honor businesses in two different categories with a total of seven awards:

Category 1 - General Awards

  • New Business of the Year
  • Business Innovator of the Year
  • Business Team of the Year
  • Ben Fogle Chamber Champion of the Year

Category 2 - Business of the Year

  • Small Business of the Year
  • Medium Business of the Year
  • Large Business of the Year

2023 Business Excellence Awards Winners

Stay Tuned for 2024 BEAs Information!

Sponsorship Opportunities

Get Involved in the Best Business to Business Marketing Opportunity in Summit County

Get your business in front of 350+ local business owners and leaders.

Are you a Business to Business provider? 

Then this is your chance to build a relationship with your ideal customers.  This event, produced by, and for, the Summit business community is the perfect showcase.  Here’s how your business can get involved:

To learn more about these opportunities or review our sponsorship packages, please contact Angelique Lochridge at

Thanks to Our 2023 BEA Sponsors!