• Annual Awards Gala

  • The Santa Maria Valley Annual Awards brings Chamber members together to salute our annual honorees, to reflect on the past year, and to look forward to the coming year. Awards presented at each banquet include the Large and Small Businesses of the Year, Robert P. Hatch Citizen of the Year, Nonprofit of the Year, Young Professional of the Year and the Robert F. Grogan Public Service Award. We also recognize outgoing Board members and formally install the new Board of Directors.

    We are now accepting nominations for our 2022 Annual Awards! You can nominate local businesses and community members in the links below. Stay tuned - additional details about our 2022 Annual Awards celebration to come!

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  • Now Accepting Nominations for our 2022 Annual Awards!

  • Each year, the Chamber of Commerce takes pride in recognizing individuals and businesses in our community who truly represent what is best about our community. The Chamber’s Annual Awards program serves as an opportunity for us to identify those who have gone above and beyond in helping to ensure that Santa Maria continues to be the premier community in our region in which to live and work.

    We appreciate your help in bringing to our attention local businesses, citizens and organizations who deserve consideration for one of these awards. Please provide as much information as you can; this form will serve as the starting point for the Awards Committee as they consider their selections for the year. All nominations must be received by the Chamber of Commerce no later than June 1, 2022. Stay tuned - details on this year's Annual Awards celebration to come!

    Note: Both third-party and self-nominations are acceptable and welcomed.