Business of the Year 2020

Last year’s recipients of the Business of the Year were 3M and A to Zinnia: Floral and Gifts.

Business of the Year Criteria

The business of the year award honors our local chamber businesses for their significant contributions in the follow three categories.


  • Community Involvement
  • Economic Contribution to the Community
  • Chamber involvement

Business of the Year Process

  • Chamber members are eligible to nominate their own business or fellow Chamber members by completing this online application. All applications must be submitted to the New Ulm Area Chamber by 5pm on December 15, 2020. All late submissions will be disregarded.
  • The Chamber Executive Committee will review the applications and select the top three (3) nominations for both the small business (30 or less) and the large business (more than 30 employees) category. For specific employee count a Chamber staff may reach out to verify.
  • Chamber members will vote for the winner in each category at the Chamber Annual Meeting on January 28, 2021. The winners will be announced at the end of the meeting.