CATEGORY ONE: AMBASSADOR OF THE YEAR AWARD
This award is presented to a person who participates in the Sacramento Asian Chamber of Commerce Corporate Ambassador Program that exemplifies volunteerism, attends chamber functions, such as Ribbon Cuttings, Business After Hours, Ground Breakings, etc., volunteers for Chamber activities, is very active among the Ambassadors, and is willing to help with any activities that may come along.
Click here for a list of our current Ambassadors.
CATEGORY TWO: SMALL BUSINESS OF THE YEAR AWARD
This award is reserved for a business or agency that is recognized for its business growth, employment growth, sound business and community involvement, has 10 (ten) or fewer employees, and has been in business three years or more.
CATEGORY THREE: SMALL CORPORATE STEWARD OF THE YEAR AWARD
The Corporate Steward of the Year award is given to a member corporation in recognition of their significant contributions to the Asian Chamber and to the community.
CATEGORY FOUR: COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP AWARD
This award recognizes individuals and organizations that have demonstrated excellence in leadership through deep local understanding and outstanding initiative. The awards are designed to advance community-driven, innovative and sustainable solutions to critical issues facing the Sacramento Region. We hope that the award finalists will serve as new models to inform best practices and affirm and advance robust policies in the field.
CATEGORY FIVE: 2016 HONOREE AWARD
This award recognizes individuals and institutions that have made outstanding contributions to the region. The recipients of the API Regional Leadership award have advanced a vision of a strong, healthy region, demonstrated commitment to its growth, and encouraged others to support and work towards that vision.
CATEGORY SIX: ENTREPRENEURIAL SPIRIT AWARD
This award has been reserved for an individual that has created a successful new commercial operation, grown an existing business into a larger presence in the community or exhibited an extraordinary entrepreneurial spirit while conducting business.
CATEGORY SEVEN: YOUNG PROFESSIONAL AWARD
The Outstanding Young Professional Award will recognize an individual or individuals who are pursuing excellence in their careers and have made a valuable contribution to the Sacramento Region by serving in a leadership position. To be eligible, a candidate must be a young professional working in the region. A young professional is defined the Association as being 35 years of age or younger