Art of Achievement Awards Nomination Form

The Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce Art of Achievement Awards recognizes outstanding business and community leadership and the artful ways in which successes are achieved. The annual event will be hosted November 8, 2018 at the Flint Institute of Arts.

Nominations for the 2018 awards are due via online submission to the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce by Wednesday, October 17, 2018. Provide as much information as possible requested in each category.

Please nominate a business or individual in only one category. A separate form must be completed for each nomination.

Nominator Information

Nomination Form

If an individual, please submit first and last name. If a company or organization, please submit full business name.

Any company with 50 or more employees working to have a positive impact in Flint & Genesee.

  • Demonstrates outstanding customer service
  • Demonstrates excellence in team building, management and development
  • Contributes to the overall well-being of Flint and Genesee County

Any company with less than 50 employees working to have a positive impact in Flint & Genesee.

  • Contributes to the growth of Flint and Genesee County
  • Has created any innovations (i.e., sales, product, service or staff)
  • Has grown the business in the past year

Any minority owned business working to have a positive impact in Flint & Genesee.

  • Contributes to the growth of Flint and Genesee County
  • Has created any innovations (i.e., sales, product, service or staff)
  • Has grown the business in the past year

Honoring a woman working for the betterment of Flint & Genesee in community, career or someone else’s life.

  • Applies her leadership styles and strengths to create positive change in the Flint and Genesee County community
  • Contributes to the sustainability of the Flint and Genesee County community through mentorship or empowerment of future leaders
  • Has a positive effect on her company as a result of forward thinking and leadership

Any young professional 40 or younger making great strides to benefit their company and/or the community.

  • Applies her/his leadership styles and strengths to create positive change in the Flint and Genesee County community
  • Contributes to the sustainability of the Flint and Genesee County community through mentorship or empowerment of future leaders
  • Has a positive effect on her/his company as a result of forward thinking and leadership.

Any charity, church or nonprofit making great strides to positively impact any facet of the Flint & Genesee community.

  • Articulates its strategic direction
  • Has grown the organization over the past year (i.e., fund development, number of employees and/or volunteers
  • Positively impacts the Flint and Genesee County community

Exemplifies an individual or organization who has worked to improve Flint & Genesee in the eyes of the hospitality community – creating a positive impact and perception of our area. Through their efforts, Flint & Genesee are an appealing destination for visitors to our area. They work to showcase Flint & Genesee to outside groups and areas within the hospitality industry.

  • Demonstrated accomplishments or industry involvements that illustrate the nominee’s qualifications for this award
  • Assisted or supported the growth of the industry
  • Changed perception of Flint and Genesee County

Recognizes exemplary customer service in the non-hotel areas of food service, bartender, transportation, business, etc. The winner will have gone above and beyond in the performance of his/her job to make a difference in the customers’ experience.

  • Stands out from others in providing customer service
  • Positively impacts the way co-workers provide customer service
  • Has gone above and beyond the call of duty

Recognizes a hospitality worker within a Genesee County hotel who provided outstanding service to guests staying at their establishment. This may include, but is not limited to: Front Desk Staff, Host/Hostess, Housekeeper, Guest Services and Maintenance.

  • Demonstrates commitment to ensuring superior customer service
  • Communicates effectively with guests
  • Is a strong team player who works well with others, a productive member of the team and values the contributions of others

Recognizes a Genesee County restaurant for their outstanding service, menu and overall experience of the customer.

  • Shows exemplary customer service, employee relations and community service
  • Shows dedication to advancing the food service industry in Flint and Genesee County
  • Offers creative food choices

Recognizes a Genesee County hotel for outstanding service, comfort and attention to hotel guests, providing an excellent overall experience.

  • Distinguishes itself in the lodging business
  • Demonstrates exceptional contribution to growing Flint and Genesee County’s service industry
  • Taken a leadership role by actively partnering with the Flint & Genesee Convention and Visitors Bureau and the community

Awarded to an entertainment or live performing arts venue that continues to raise the bar, offering an array top notch entertainment to the community and visitors.

  • Distinguishes itself in the entertainment business
  • Shows dedication to advancing the entertainment industry in Flint and Genesee County
  • Offers creative entertainment options

Recognizes a local resident who worked with the Flint & Genesee Convention and Visitors Bureau staff to bring a meeting, event or group into Genesee County that had the highest economic impact in terms of attendees and overnight rooms.

  • Demonstrates a zeal for promoting Flint and Genesee County
  • Provided a lead that resulted in booked business that included overnight hotel rooms
  • Encourages others to tell Flint and Genesee County’s positive story