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  • Chamber Announces Best of Natchitoches Awards

    Chamber Announces Best of Natchitoches Awards
    New Online Awards Recognizes Business Excellence
    Natchitoches, LA, March 23, 2021
    The Natchitoches Area Chamber of Commerce announced the new Best of Natchitoches Awards campaign on Monday, March 22. For years, the Chamber has recognized the "best" in business at their Annual Awards Banquet. This new online awards campaign champions the achievements of Chamber member businesses and recognizes them as the "Best of Natchitoches".
    Online nominations are currently open at the BestOfNatchitoches.com. Anyone may nominate any Chamber member business for an award. Nominations will be open for two weeks, and will close on Friday, April 2nd. 
    Nominees will then be contacted for a write-up on their business highlighting their achievements and accolades. A cross panel of business professionals will then review the nominees' submissions, and will select the finalists for each category based on specific award criteria. Then finalists will be notified and announced to the public, at which time voting will begin. After the voting period ends, the Chamber will announce the winners via a Facebook live event.
    “This awards rebrand is one of the many exciting things we are rolling out in 2021,” stated Chamber President Laura Lyles. “This new way of celebrating businesses will allow us to showcase the best our business community has to offer.”
    The full list of Business Award categories are as follows:
    Best Start-up Business
    Best Non-Profit
    Best Online Presence
    Best of Health & Wellness
    Best of Medical Services
    Best of Food & Beverage
    Best of Professional Services
    Best of Public Services
    Best of Lodging
    Best of Retail
    Best of Financial Services
    Best of Manufacturing
    Individual Awards are as follows:
    Lifetime Achievement
    NYP 4 Under 40
    For more information on award criteria, the voting process, and more, visit BestOfNatchitoches.com.
    The Natchitoches Area Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to making the Natchitoches area a thriving business community by promoting commerce, strengthening people, and improving life.