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Guam Chamber seeks nominations for Business Hall of Fame

December 21, 2017

The Guam Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for the 2018 Guam Business Hall of Fame Laureate Awards--prestigious awards that pay tribute to outstanding companies and business leaders who have made exceptional contributions to business growth in Guam.

There are two categories for the Laureate award: 1) Individual; and, 2) Company. Any individual or for-profit enterprise licensed to do business in Guam is eligible for the award. Laureates to the Guam Business Hall of Fame will be selected on the basis of key criteria.

Individuals must:

  • be recognized as a model entrepreneur, having their own money at risk in the spirit of free enterprise, and having made a significant contribution to the success of their company or profession;
  • have developed a company or structure that enhanced productivity, quality and profits;
  • have served as a role model; encouraged others to be entrepreneurs;
  • have demonstrated civic as well as corporate leadership; and,
  • have resided or worked in Guam at least 10 years.

Companies must:

  • be recognized as having been a successful business for at least 10 years and was/is a credit to their industry;
  • have developed a product or service that met community needs;
  • have demonstrated successful management of resources to enhance productivity and profitability over an extended period of time;
  • have maintained good labor/management relations; encouraged others to be entrepreneurs; and,
  • have demonstrated outstanding commitment to community involvement.

Nomination forms are available at the Chamber office (173 Aspinall Avenue, Ada Plaza Center, Suite 101, Hagåtña). The deadline for nominations is 5:00 p.m., Friday, February 16, 2018. Selection will be made by a panel of judges comprised of representatives from the business community and the community-at-large.

The 2018 Laureate and Business Laureate will be inducted into the Guam Business Hall of Fame at the Chamber's 94th Anniversary celebration on May 5, 2018. A special program featuring the accomplishments of the awardees will be featured and a symbolic award will be presented.