IMPACT Award Nominations

Since 1987, the Greater Phoenix Chamber (the Chamber) has honored the accomplishments of businesses and the impact they make on the Greater Phoenix business community. The Chamber looks for companies with a strong footprint in the Valley that deserve special recognition.

The Greater Phoenix region is known for its thriving business community. Businesses innovate, advocate, and give back to the local community in order to drive our economy. The IMPACT Awards recognize companies that are making significant contributions to our state. Now in its 35th year, the IMPACT Awards program highlights small, mid-sized, and large employers who are focused on:

  • Supporting a business-friendly climate, job creation, and strong talent pool in the region
  • Local community involvement and volunteering
  • Contributing to the economic vitality of the region by advancing an industry or revitalizing a business sector or neighborhood
  • Fostering a more diverse and inclusive community where all businesses and employees can thrive

Why Nominate?

Participating companies will receive recognition in:

  • E-News
  • Social media channels
  • Chamber website
  • Possible interviews with local media
  • Event program

Overview of Awards

Nine businesses will be recognized as finalists at the Greater Phoenix Chamber’s IMPACT Awards Luncheon on May 13, 2022. Of these finalists, one business in each sector will be named as an IMPACT Business of the Year!

Business sectors are defined by employee count:

  • Small business: 1-99 employees
  • Mid-size business: 100-249 employees
  • Large business: 250+ employees

Time Requirements

  • January 14, 2022: Nomination forms due by 5 p.m.
  • January 28, 2022: Application packets due by 5 p.m.
  • February 16, 2022: Nominee reception (Attendance by a company representative recommended)
  • March 8, 2022: Selection panel interviews: semi-finalists with
    1-99 employees (Mandatory for Small Business Semi-Finalists)
  • March 9, 2022: Selection panel interviews: semi-finalists with
    100-249 employees (Mandatory for Mid-size Business Semi-Finalists)
  • March 10, 2022: Selection panel interviews: semi-finalists with
    250+ employees (Mandatory for Large Business Semi-Finalists)
  • March 23, 2022: Finalists meet and greet (Finalists only,
    attendance by a company representative recommended)
  • March 29-31, 2022: Finalist video shoots (Finalists only)
  • May 13, 2022: Greater Phoenix Chamber IMPACT Awards

Business Requirements for Eligibility

  • Must be a member in good standing with the Greater
    Phoenix Chamber
  • Must be headquartered in Arizona or have a major presence here
  • Must be able to meet time commitments (detailed above)
  • Must NOT be a government agency or municipality
  • Must not be a member-based association or educational institution
  • Must NOT have been named an IMPACT Award recipient in the
    past five years.
  • Must NOT have been named an IMPACT Business of the Year
    recipient in the past ten years.
  • Award Finalists must support the IMPACT Awards with a
    minimum $1,000 investment

    • Includes a table of ten at the event, professionally produced
      video highlighting company, on-stage recognition and
      acceptance speech, trophy, half-page in event program and
      logo in PowerPoint (valued at $5,000)
    • Additional tables may be purchased

Once this nomination form is submitted, the nominee and nominator will receive an IMPACT Awards application from the Greater Phoenix Chamber to complete and submit by January 28, 2022. No extensions will be granted.


Contact or 602-495-2182.

Recipients will be honored at the Greater Phoenix Chamber’s IMPACT Awards on May 13, 2022.