Announcing MACE Award Finalists
Three finalists for MACE Executive, Event, Publication, and Website of the Year have been selected. Award winners will be profiled on the MACE website and announced at the MACE Annual Conference, May 8-10 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Nominators were taken through the MACE Website, and finalists were selected by the MACE Awards Committee made up of members from each state.
Congratulations to the Finalists!
Executive of the Year
The Executive of the Year Award recognizes a chamber CEO for outstanding performance over the last year. Candidates are judged in areas of expertise including finance, communications, legislative action, and membership services performed by the chamber.
Tara Barney - Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce (IA)
Nikki Brevig - Decorah Chamber of Commerce (IA)
Angie Whitcomb - Shakopee Chamber of Commerce (MN)
Publication of the Year
Chambers can nominate their newsletters, e-newsletters and other publications for Publication of the Year award.
Vacation Okoboji - Iowa Great Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce (IA)
ChamberConnection - Bismarck/Mandan Chamber of Commerce (ND)
Making Business Connections - Spearfish Chamber of Commerce (SD)
Website of the Year
Website of the Year goes to a chamber website that exceeds expectations and is an important membership tool of the chamber. Some of the qualifications for website of the year will include user friendliness, number of hits per membership, ability to profile members and raise revenue.
Greater North Dakota Chamber
Event of the Year
The Event of the Year Award recognizes an outstanding chamber event in the year 2012. Provide any additional items you like, including event invites, programs and publicity or press. Explain what made the event successful and how often the event occurs.
Grinnell Games - Grinnell Chamber of Commerce (IA)
High School Business & Industry Tours - Scottsbluff/Gering United Chamber of Commerce (NE)
Shamrock Shuffle - Greater Burlington Partnership (IA)