Business of the Year Nomination


The Business of the Year Awards are given to businesses which have contributed to the economic vitality and demonstrated an unusual faith in the future business climate of the Bastrop Chamber of Commerce Trade Area.

The business must have operated for at least five years and be a member in good standing of the Bastrop Chamber of Commerce.

Nominees must demonstrate excellence in one or more of the following:

  • Exceptional growth through additional creation of jobs, expansion of facilities or increased revenue.
  • Created a new dimension to the existing business.
  • Business focuses on purchasing goods and services locally where possible.
  • Business owner(s) or upper management has an excellent working relationship with their employees.
  • Business with a reputation for integrity and exemplary customer service in the community.
  • Business, its owners, and/or its employee(s) participate, support and/or volunteer in community activities.
  • Had a positive influence and impact on the area business community.

Nomination Instructions:

  1. Provide all information fully and completely.  Incomplete nominations will not be considered.
  2. Submit completed nomination NO LATER THAN LAST FRIDAY IN JANUARY TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THAT YEARS AWARDS.  Nominations submitted after this time will be kept on file for future consideration.
  3. Nominations that are not chosen for the current year will be kept on file for consideration in following years.
  4. The Nomination Committee is made up of past Chairpersons of the Board and will meet to determine the award winners. Members of the Board of Directors and Nominations Committee are not eligible.
  5. Winners will be featured on the Bastrop Chamber of Commerce website for a full year following presentation.


You may download a printable copy of the nomination form HERE.

Business of the Year