Honoring the best in our business community.

Submit Application by September 4th | Live Event September 11th

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Awards Show September 11th

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The Distinguished Service Awards honors those who have made meaningful contributions to help Veterans succeed.

If you are interested in sponsoring this event, please contact John Woodstock.

 The award categories are below:

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Veteran-Owned Business of the Year

Honoring successful veteran-owned businesses in the National Capital Region that have demonstrated strong business performance.
Awards are given for: 

Emerging Business (<5 years in business)
Maturing Business (between 5 & 10 years in business)
Established Business (>10 years in business)

Veteran Employee of the Year

Honoring a Veteran employee (not an equity holder in the business) who has made a meaningful impact to their company and/or the community in support and service of Veterans and/or Veteran families in the National Capital Region.

Veteran Service Organization of the Year

Honoring a non-profit organization that has had an exemplary impact in service to Veterans, their families, and/or Veteran-Owned businesses in the National Capital Region.

Distinguished Service Stories

Past Distinguished Service Award winners give their opinions
Example story from a past winner who will share why they did what they did. The story will cover ...
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Some cool quote from a past winner or nominee. Something about the Distinguished Service Awards or why the Chamber's super cool for hosting these awards.

First and last Name, company

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: When/where will the awards be presented?
A: The Distinguished Service Awards will be presented on September 11, 2020.
Q: Can I get a free / discounted ticket to attend the event?
A:  Members of the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce (and their employees) may register at the member rate. 
Q: Are sponsorships available for this event?
A:  Yes.  Contact John Woodstock for details.