We believe the event has wide-reaching effects for both businesses and Ionia County as a whole.

Being a Chamber Member sets you apart from the rest. Your investment in your business, the Chamber, and the local economy is highly valued and we honor that by ensuring that only Chamber Members are eligible to receive all awards with the exception of Citizen of the Year.

We talked above about how it benefits our region, but you may still be wondering -

How does participating benefit your business?

  • Brand Awareness / Marketing & Promotion of products and services

  • Morale boost and improved employee motivation & talent attraction

  • Increased customer trust, leading to increased customer base

  • Reputation boost (especially for winners) setting you "apart from the crowd."

  • If you're a new or up-and-coming business winning awards can help to cement your presence

  • Enjoy a night of celebration with your team and feel part of the bigger business community