Commercial Development or Renovation


In recognition of either the business/property owner or the contractor for a project showing excellence in overall visual impact or distinctiveness, innovative design and/or commitment to heritage, a commitment to the environment and community involvement. The project should serve as a showcase for the skilled trades, as well as a model to the community and has been completed within the past 2 years (May 23rd, 2016 – May 23rd, 2018).  Please note: Before & after pictures are required (via email or in person).   


Please complete the online form below (Parts 1 and 2) OR Download the Self-Nomination Form.  For before and after pictures, please adhere to the following: maximum of 10 pages (Including completed nomination form), 8.5”x11".  These can be emailed to or delivered to the Chamber in sets of 4.  


  • Carefully read the criteria
  • Complete every section, making sure your answers directly related to the criteria.
  • Be specific.  Include facts and figures.
  • Pretend you are writing this for someone who has never heard of the nominee.  Help us get to know them by including as much detail as possible.
  • Check the full list of categories. (You can apply for up to 2 categories!)

Nomination Deadline: Wednesday, May 23rd at 4:30pm
Early Bird: Submit your nomination by Wednesday, May 9th at 4:30pm for a chance to win 2 FREE tickets to the event plus a $100 gift card for the Chamber Member restaurant of your choice!

Contact Name *
Contact Name
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Your Contact Information (if different from above)
Your Name
Your Name
Your Phone Number
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Part 1 - Required
In approx 100 words, please describe why you feel this company should be nominated based on the above criteria:
Part 2 - Required
Please Read carefully
This is your opportunity to tell us about your business/project. the following information is required, as JUDGING WILL BE BASED ONLY ON THE INFORMATION PROVIDED below as well as any before and after photos provided. Judges will assign a score (0-3) for each section. The more thorough, comprehensive and/or informative the application, the higher the potential points score.


We’ve been nominated before by others, but we also nominate ourselves, just because we want to feel like we’re a part of the community.
— Laura Crann, Ashburnham Realty, 2016 Commercial Development or Renovation Award Recipient