APEX Business Awards


We invite you to participate in the annual selection process to name the Greater New Bedford Area’s “APEX Business Awards”.  The New Bedford Area Chamber of Commerce recognizes the achievements and contributions businesses make to the creation of job opportunities and the economic development of the region.  In April, we will turn a special spotlight on local organizations and their valuable contributions to our community at the APEX Business Awards Ceremony.  Please take a few moments to complete this nomination form to recognize a business in the region.

Nominees must fall under one of the following categories and have been in business for more than three consecutive years under the current ownership.

  • Large Business – employing 50 or more full-time employees
  • Small Business – employing 49 or fewer full-time employees
    (two part-time employees’ equal one full-time employee)
  • Nonprofit Organization (501.c.3) and/or an Educational Institutions



Recipients will be announced at the APEX Awards Luncheon scheduled for April 2017.
All nominees and finalist will receive recognition at this event.


The APEX Awards are sponsored by: