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 22nd, 2017 – May 22nd, 2019).  Please note: Before & after pictures are highly recommended (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 22nd at 4:30pm
Early Bird: Submit your nomination by Wednesday, May 8th at 4:30pm for a chance to win 2 tickets to the event on October 16th plus a $100 gift card for the Chamber Member restaurant of your choice!

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Your Contact Information (if different from above)
Your Name
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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
The following information is required, as JUDGING WILL BE BASED ONLY ON THE INFORMATION 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. DO NOT include links. Note: The nomination may be penalized if your answers are significantly under or over the prescribed word count. The Chamber reserves the right to contact the nominee to verify facts.


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