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Wachovia presents We're For Business Awards Luncheon

Wachovia presents We're For Business Awards Luncheon
. Please Note --> This is a Past Event!! .

Date: 2/6/2007
Time: 11:00 AM

Renaissance Asheville Hotel
One Thomas Wolfe Plaza
Asheville, NC 28801

(828) 258-6116

Event Description: Please click here to view details for the 2008 We're For Business Awards.

At the Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce, we take pride in the achievements of our entire business community, regardless of size or business category. That is why we are introducing a new luncheon awards gala that recognizes area businesses based on team accomplishments instead of labels.

This event is almost sold out, for ticket information please call (828) 258-6116. We hope you will join us Tuesday, February 6, 2007 at the Renaissance Asheville Hotel for our business awards gala as we demonstrate how true it is when we say, “We’re for Business” in Asheville, North Carolina.

Nominations for these awards have closed.

Award Categories
Please nominate an area business - or your own company - for one or more of the following categories:

First Citizens Bank presents: Over the Top amazing customer service award. This award will go to a company that excels in recognizing and addressing their customers' needs through unique employee training programs, customer service policies, and other customer satisfaction models.

Under 50 Employees
Alpine Photography
Blossoms at Biltmore Park
Crescent PPO, Inc.
IntelliSound, Inc.
Prudential Lifestyle Realty
R. Stanford Webb Agency, Inc.
Stone Ridge Tavern
Uptime Computer Sales & Services, LLC
Wheels Through Time

50 or More Employees:
Bed Bath & Beyond
Century 21 Mountain Lifestyles Central Asheville Office
Deltec Homes

McDonalds presents: One for All outstanding commitment to community award. This award recognizes a business that emphasizes community involvement within its business model and among its employees, and that demonstrates this philosophy on a day-to-day basis among employees, clients and the overall business community.

Under 50 Employees Bethany Christian Services
Clear Channel Asheville
Immaculate Baking Company
Land-of-Sky Regional Council
Mast General Store
T.L.C. for You, Inc.
Tomato Jam Cafe

50 or More Employees Biltmore Farms, Inc.
Blue Ridge Paper Products
Eaton Corporation
Greenlife Grocery
Progress Energy
Renaissance Asheville Hotel

George's Stor-mor presents: Out on a Limb exceptionally innovative business award. This award will be presented to a company that has discovered consumer needs and, through creative innovation, has been able to meet those needs. To qualify for this award a business may allso demonstrate how creative problem solving led to new policies, processes, or applications to better serve the needs of its customers.

Under 50 Employees
Blue Ridge Import Company
Core Staging, Inc.
Groupe de TeteOrganic Mechanic
Look of Love 3D/4D Prenatal Ultrasound
Sanesco International

50 or More Employees
Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College
Plasticard-Locktech International

Award recipients will be selected by a panel of anonymous judges from within the Asheville community as well as business leaders from throughout our Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA). The judges will be recognized at the awards luncheon.

The following criteria should be used to nominate an area business:

  • The business can be for-profit or non-profit; however, it must have an active facility operating in the MSA (Buncombe, Haywood, Madison, or Henderson counties).
  • The achievements of each nominated business should reflect both past and current accomplishments
  • To level the playing field, each award will be presented in two categories - small businesses with up to 50 employees and large companies with 51 employees or more.
  • Each nominee must be an Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce member in good standing
  • Each nominee must have been in business for at least two years (24 months).

Please complete the nomination form. To submit your nomination, follow the instructions on the form.

Award Notification
Presentation of the awards will take place at the awards luncheon gala at the Renaissance Asheville Hotel on Tuesday, February 6, 2007. Six finalists (two for each award category) will be notified prior to the presentation and must be able to accept the award in person.


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2 Asheville Renaissance Hotel
3 Progress Energy
4 Clear Channel Asheville
5 Bank of Asheville
6 Asheville Regional Airport Authority
7 Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College
8 Sir Speedy Printing
9 Tatum Partners, LLC
Chimney Rock Park

Bronze Sponsors:
1250 Design, Plasticard Lockteck International, Sam's Club, McKinney Insurance, Blossoms at Bilmore Park, WCQS

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