PUTNAM POSTING: Preparing For the Return of the Trailblazer Awards

Jennifer Maher | January 12, 2017

Jennifer Maher
Jennifer Maher

The Putnam County Chamber of Commerce, the county’s largest business organization and primary advocate, voice, and resource for the business community, is calling for nominations to be considered for the Chamber’s seventh annual “Best in Business” Trailblazer Award. Nominations may be submitted online at pcctrailblazers.com. The nomination deadline is Feb. 7, 2017. Winners will be announced at the awards dinner at Villa Barone on Thursday, March 23, 2017 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Each year the Putnam County Chamber nominates the best and brightest in the Putnam County business and nonprofit community for a series of awards to recognize their dedication and achievements. Now in its seventh year, the “Best in Business” Trailblazer Award ceremony serves to bring the business community together to celebrate and honor the talent and success of those nominated by their peers.

This year there are 18 new achievement categories, including: Company of the Year, Best “New” Company of the Year (must have been started in 2016), Most Innovative Company, Best Company Comeback, Most “Socially Responsible or Environmentally Friendly” Company, Most “Customer Friendly” Company, Best Company to Work For, Best Law Firm, Best Advertising/Marketing Company, Best Not-For- or Nonprofit Company, Best CEO/Executive, Best Sales Executive, Best Entrepreneur/Founder, Best Innovator, Best Marketing Campaign of the Year, Best Business Web Site, Best Social Media Campaign of the Year, and Best Restauranteur.

So save the date!  The “Best in Business” Trailblazer Awards will be given at Villa Barone on Thursday, March 23, 2017 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sponsorships for this countywide event are available ranging from $500 to $5,000. There will also be a printed program for the evening, with various sized ads available.

For more information on sponsorships, program advertising, or nomination of award candidates, please call Jennifer Maher at (914) 330-7222 or for information on chamber membership call President/CEO, Bill Nulk at (845) 225-8595 or by e-mail at info@putnamchamberny.org.


Jennifer Maher
Jennifer Maher is the founding chairwoman of the Putnam County Business Council and is COO of J. Philip Real Estate.