Excellence Awards  

Young Entrepreneur of the Year

All Excellence Awards nominees must:

  • Be headquartered in the Chamber’s 11-county Greater Philadelphia footprint (Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia in PA; Burlington, Camden, Gloucester, Mercer and Salem in NJ; and New Castle, DE).
  • Have not have won an Excellence Award in the last five years.
  • Excel in an individual category criteria outlined below.

Young Entrepreneur of the Year Nominee must:

  • Demonstrate a commitment to social responsibility.
  • Have achieved success at an early age and be the Founder, Owner, CEO or President of a company(ies) and be 40 years of age at time of nomination submission or younger.
  • Demonstrate a high level of entrepreneurial spirit, leadership, perseverance, creativity, and determination to be successful.
  • Provide three reasons as to why you will still be growing five years from now.

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Note: The more detailed your nomination, the more information the committee will have to judge your nominee's merit. Nominees may be contacted if additional information is required.