Local Focus


In recognition of a business or organization with significant local focus in their enterprise, either through manufacturing product locally, or retailing/utilizing products, and/or services produced locally, as well as their community involvement; with their primary focus being sourcing product and/or services locally first, and that the ideal candidate has an internal policy to support this. 


Please complete the online form below (Parts 1 and 2) OR Download the Self-Nomination Form.  


  • 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.


The public recognition, promotional tools and networking opportunities associated with the Award provided exciting new avenues for the PMA.
— Susan Neale, Peterborough Museum & Archives, 2015 Local Focus Award Recipient