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Posted on: January 18, 2017

[ARCHIVED] City, Chamber seeking nominations for 2017 Sterling Edge Awards

The city of Sterling Heights and the Sterling Heights Regional Chamber of Commerce and Industry are seeking nominations for the sixth-annual Michigan Week Business Expo & Sterling Edge Awards Luncheon recognizing outstanding businesses in Sterling Heights

Nomination applications, due Tuesday, March 14, can be submitted online at or  The Sterling Edge awards seek to recognize Sterling Heights area companies that have demonstrated best business practices that can be adopted and emulated by other businesses.

The City and Chamber are hosting an open nomination process with the option to suggest an award title and recipient.  Any outstanding Sterling Heights business, whether an inspiring start-up, a long-standing corporate entity, a great place to work or other, is eligible to win one of this year's five awards.  Nominators are able to suggest an award category title; past award categories include:

- Legacy Partner of the Year

- Advanced Manufacturing Business of the Year

- Local Business of the Year

- Community Re-investment Business of the Year

- Macomb-OU Incubator Business of the Year

- Dream Big Company of the Year

- Small Business of the Year

- Blue Ribbon Company of the Year

- Green Company of the Year

- Best Place to Work

- Community Partner of the Year

The awards will be presented at the Michigan Week Business Expo & Sterling Edge Awards Luncheon on Wednesday, May 17th.  The event will be held at the Wyndham Garden Sterling Heights, 34911 Van Dyke, Sterling Heights.  Sterling Heights Mayor Michael C. Taylor and Chamber President Melanie Davis will present the awards to this year's winners.

Last year's winners include Decra-Scape, Inc. (Local Business of the Year), First State Bank (Legacy Partner of the Year), Bright Side Dental (Blue Ribbon Company of the Year), Ike's Restaurant (Community Partner of the Year) and Serapid, Inc. (Manufacturer of the Year).

For more information, contact the city's Community Relations Department at (586) 446-CITY (2489) or the Sterling Heights Regional Chamber of Commerce and Industry at (586)731-5400, extension 13.




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