Rising Star

Sponsored by Horizon Bank

Rising Star

In operation for less than three years. This award celebrates Kosciusko County’s highest performing new companies and recognizes those that have exceeded initial targets for growth and financial performance; best demonstrated an understanding of their competitors, customers, and the markets they operate in; and have the foundations in place for continued commercial success.
  • Rising Star - In operation for less than three years. This award celebrates Kosciusko County’s highest performing new companies and recognizes those that have exceeded initial targets for growth and financial performance; best demonstrated an understanding of their competitors, customers, and the markets they operate in; and have the foundations in place for continued commercial success.
  • Provide a brief description of the nominated business does, its primary activity in the business community. Include number of employees, how long in business, etc.
  • What sector of the business community does the business operate within (i.e, banking, retail, etc) and does the business fulfill a service gap in the region? Demonstrate how the company or product is considered creative & innovative, leading to success in the marketplace. Does the business support business collaborations to promote Kosciusko businesses? (relationships with other community partners/business associations)
  •  Describe your long term goals and the change/impact you hope to achieve  Describe plans to sustain growth and staying power  FOR PROFIT BUSINESS: Demonstrate how the company has maintained consistent growth, both in number of employees and revenue (Percentages indicating growth are acceptable. All information will remain strictly confidential).
  • Describe your involvement with the Chamber and how Chamber membership has contributed to improvement of your business (networking, benefits, advocacy, etc.).
  • FOR PROFIT BUSINESS: Demonstrate how the business participates as a charitable partner in the community (i.e., volunteering, grant activities) NONPROFIT BUSINESS: Demonstrate how the nonprofit/association collaborates with other nonprofits in the community
  • Drop files here or
      If you wish, you can upload any supporting documents here.