Annual Awards Celebration
Jackson Hole Chamber of Commerce Announces 54th Annual Member Award Winners!
Nominations for 2020 award winners is NOW OPEN! Submit the form below to tell us who you believe should be recognized for their outstanding business or personal achievements.
We will be accpeting nominations throughout the year, until the selection committee votes on winners in September, 2020.
This award is for those individuals and families with long-term “demonstrated respect for the place we call Jackson Hole through dedicated, effective and exceptional action to ensure the vitality of our economy, community, and environment, our triple bottom line. Ride for the Brand”, reflecting the new Chamber Brand Promise of integrity, commitment, leadership, impact and balance.
“The Bar J Chuckwagon has always represented the western culture of Jackson Hole and have put so much into this community, economically and culturally” Danny Shervin, JH Chamber Board of Directors. For over 40 years, the Humphrey family has entertained visitors from around the world at the Bar J Ranch. They have entertained local, regional and national conventionas throughout the west and the world, taking the Jackson Hole brand with them. Founded by Babe Humphrey in 1977, the Bar J Ranch and Bar J Wranglers provide a western experience that families, friends and lcoals have enjoyed. Babe taught his sons, Scott and Bryan, the importance of family values and western hospitality for which the Bar J has become renowned. By providing an authentic, western, family experience at an extraordinary value, Scott and Bryan ensure that their family tradition is honored and preserved."
Rising Star Award - Ms. Shelby Read
“Shelby represents an exciting new generation of nonprofit leadership in our community. With her focus on developing the Young Professionals of the Tetons group, she continues delivering the highest level of professionalism in all aspects of work and volunteering. This community needs more great rising stars like Shelby.” Adam Meyer, JH Chamber Board of Directors.
G2G: Green to Green Award - Riverwind Foundation
This award is for the business that has shown a commitment to the environment by prescribing to innovative and effective environmentally conscious business practices.
“Tim and the Riverwind Foundation have been leading Jackson Hole on a path to sustainability and recognition for those achievements for years. Through their new BEST program they are helping Jackson Hole businesses develop sustainable practices in line with the world's most rigorous standards.” Jason Williams, JH Chamber Board Member
Business of the Year (Large) Award - Jackson Hole Airport
The Jackson Hole Airport has been part of the foundation of Jackson Hole for over 50 years. They have grown their programming and service while reducing impacts and being fully integrated with the community's efforts and goals. They take care of their employees with excellent benefits and providing a great place to work. The Jackson Hole Airport and the Airport Board has taken great steps to be an environmental leader in our community. Commitments to 100% Green Energy, lower emissions vehicles, hydrating refilling stations, and recycling and composting are only some of the steps the Airport has taken to be a leader in sustainability. In 2019, they received the BEST Certification from Riverwind Foundation along with completing the stormwater filtration system, which will filter all runoff water at the airport saving our Class 1 watershed.
Business of the Year (Small) Award - Valley Bookstore
“Steve Ashley and Valley Bookstore have been a cornerstone in the business community for 30+ years. He and his staff have always shown and shared their love of books while weathering tough economic headwinds and changes in reading cultures. It is still a joy to experience the interior of their store and they should be recognized for their cultural commitment and service excellence.” John Frechette, Neighbor and JH Chamber Board Member.
- $1000 – Logo placement in promotional items & 10 tickets to the VIP Event from 5:00-6:00pm
- $500 – Logo placement in promotional items & 4 tickets to the VIP Event from 5:00-6:00pm
Contact Director of Events and Community Affairs Mo Murphy.
Thank you to our sponsorrs!
Jerry Blann - Ride for the Brand
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