Thursday, August 25th, 2022

3:00pm – 6:00pm at Ilio DiPaolo’s Restaurant

Reception Includes:

Variety of hors d’oeuvres including:
Traditional Antipasto Table
Penne & Tortellini with Choice of Pesto, Marinara and Alfredo Sauce
Mini Roast Beef on Weck
Mini Crab Cakes
Sriracha Bourbon Meatballs
Stuffed Mushrooms


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The Southtowns Regional Chamber of Commerce recognizes how hard our businesses work to better the WNY community and surrounding areas and it’s time you are rewarded for your efforts. We are looking for your nominations in the categories below as we “Celebrate Our Chamber Businesses” at the Annual Chamber Membership Reception.

Award Categories Include:

Community Involvement Award: These business nominees must contribute significant time and/or resources for the betterment of the community and its’ residents. They invest in people, organizations, and businesses that help keep our community strong, while providing employees with time and/or resources to participate in charitable programs promoting the community as a whole.

Innovation Award: These businesses nominees introduce new ideas, methods, or products into the local community for the mutual betterment of all. They stimulate the local economy by providing new cutting-edge business opportunities and community services that attract attention to the Southtowns from not only our residents but regionally and beyond.

Michael J. Bartlett Memorial Impact Award:These businesses have maintained significant contributions within their own respective industries, as well as, have a positive, compelling, and long-standing direct economic and socio-economic impact on the local community.

Non – Profit of the Year Award: These organizations have shown exemplary efforts in executing their mission to help others in need and make a positive difference in the lives of those within their community.

Business of the Year Award:This award recognizes a business that contributes to the economic growth and quality of life in the Southtowns and whose practices and professional conduct contribute to a sense of cooperation within the entire business community. Some of the specific criteria that could be considered for this award include: a successful marketing or business strategy; growth; community involvement; exceptional customer service.

Rules For Business Nominations:

1  – Must be a Southtowns Regional Chamber Member.
2  – Fit into the award criteria qualifications.
3  – Only one nomination per chamber member business.
4  – Must be a Chamber Member to nominate a business. Self-nominations are OK.
5  – All nominations must be submitted by end of day Wednesday, June 1st to be considered.
6  – The top 3 businesses with the most votes in each category will be sent out to membership for voting.

Thanks to our current event sponsors!