ACCE has many ways to recognize achievement in the chamber profession for individuals and organizations.
Awards for Communication Excellence (ACE)
The Awards for Communication Excellence is a competition to recognize excellence in all areas of communication. The ACE program has been designed to honor, reward and celebrate the achievements of outstanding communication programs, campaigns and projects, and to comprehensively encompass all areas of “communication excellence." Learn more about ACE Awards.
Chamber of the Year
ACCE recognizes up to four chamber of commerce (one in each of four dues categories) for their work in leading businesses and communities with the Chamber of the Year designation. The award will be presented at the annual Convention Awards Gala. Learn more about the Chamber of the Year Award.
Each year ACCE's Chairman of the Board recognizes the achievements and contributions of an ACCE member by presenting that person with the Chairman's Award. Learn more about the Chairman's Award.
Life Member Award
This pinnacle award is bestowed by ACCE on those who retire after stellar careers in chamber leadership. Recipients are nominated by their peers because they exemplify the four principal characteristics of chamber professionals. Learn more about the Life Member Award.
Twenty Five Years of Service in the Chamber Profession
A recognition of professionals who have dedicated their lives and career to the chamber community. Learn more.
Alliance for Regional Stewardship Awards
ARS presents three awards annually:
The Organizational Champion Award recognizes regions and regional alliances for overall excellence and commitment to the principles of regional stewardship: innovative economy, livable communities, social inclusion, and a collaborative style of governance. We are currently accepting applications for the 2014 ARS Organizational Champion Award. Click here for instructions and to download the application. Award entries must be recieved electronically by April 30 for consideration.
The Ten Award for Distinguished Achievement in Sustained Regional Stewardship was established by ARS in 2010 to recognize organizations that demonstrate ambitious and steadfast advancement of regional stewardship over a period of at least a decade.
The John Parr Award was established in 2008 to recognize individuals who have dedicated their professional lives, personal time, and social and political capital to regional stewardship.