2018 ABBY Awards Banquet

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Name: 2018 ABBY Awards Banquet
Date: September 20, 2018
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM CDT
Registration: Register Now
Event Description:

The Diplomats of the Aberdeen Area Chamber of Commerce are proud to host the 2018 ABBY Awards on Thursday, September 20, 2018 at the Dakota Event Center. The event kicks off at 6:00 pm with heavy hors d' oeuvres and drinks and the program starts at 7:00 pm. 2018 marks the 24th year of the awards program. Awards will be given away in the following categories:

  • Agribusiness Award: Exceptional performance in the development of agriculture in South Dakota or which relates to the agribusiness sector, including farming and ranching enterprises.    
  • Bridge Builder Award: Exceptional performance in the implementation of programs to enhance the workforce including internships, mentorships, apprenticeships, job shadowing, etc.
  • Community Involvement—Business: Exceptional performance in its support of arts and culture, sports, education, voluntary groups, and/or community service.
  • Community Involvement - Not For Profit: A non-profit organization which demonstrates exceptional performance in its support of the community through arts and culture, sports, education, voluntary groups, and/or community service.
  • Customer Service - Retail: Exceptional performance in providing retail services (wholesale and retail trade, purchasing and distribution, transportation, professional services, communications, financial, etc.)
  • Customer Service - Service: Exceptional performance in providing services (wholesale and retail trade, purchasing and distribution, transportation, professional services, communications, financial, etc.)
  • Health and Wellness: Exceptional performance in providing healthcare services to the community; or a business/organization that internally encourages health/wellness of company through employee programs.
  • Manufacturing: Exceptional performance in producing manufactured goods. Judging considers the relative size and particular conditions of the business, and the usual evaluation criteria of profitability, growth, and stability.
  • Professional Services: Exceptional performance in providing a service. Judging considers the relative size and particular conditions of the business, as well as criteria of profitability, growth, and stability.
  • People's Choice: A business or organization that demonstrates exceptional performance in its support of the community and increases community pride through their efforts. All applicants who apply for an ABBY award in any category are eligible for this award.
Event Sponsors:
  • Aberdeen Development Corporation
Location:
Dakota Event Center
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