Small Business Awards – Nominations OPEN NOW



Ready to shine a spotlight on your exceptional business? Whether you’re renowned for prioritizing customers above all else, making impactful contributions to our community, or simply dominating the business scene, we want to hear from you!

Apply or nominate a small business for the Chamber’s 2024 Small Business Awards, where we celebrate and honor our region’s top small businesses driving the San Diego economy forward.

Winning an award not only brings bragging rights, it helps strengthen your brand, boosts visibility, uplifts team morale, and distinguishes you from competitors. As a finalist or award recipient, you’ll be recognized in front of 300+ business and community leaders at the 2024 Small Business Awards.

Applications are quick, easy, and free for members. Don’t miss this opportunity to shine – submit your application or nominate a deserving business by June 14, 2024.


Eligibility Requirements

All applicants must be a current member in good standing with the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce. Eligible applicants must have 50 or fewer employees in total. Small businesses (including nonprofits) must be independently owned and operated, and home-based, street front or office-based organizations. Organizations may apply to multiple categories. Award winners from the last 2 years will not be eligible to win again in the same category.

Winners receive:

  • Recognition during the Small Business Awards program
  • Award engraved with company name
  • Official award winner logo
  • Tabletop exhibit at a future Chamber mixer
  • Digital and social media recognition

Finalists receive:

  • Finalist logo
  • Recognition at the Small Business Awards Mixer and in the event program
  • Digital and social media recognition