September 26, 2019,

Each year at the Business Hall of Fame Dinner, the Chamber presents several awards to recognize the accomplishments and community involvement of its members.  This year the Chamber is pleased to present:

Business Leader of the Year 

Brian Gibbons

Presented to a person in Anne Arundel County who has demonstrated throughout the year the exceptional qualities that are needed in managing a successful business or organization. The honoree should be a visionary and possess outstanding leadership attributes that have led to their organization being distinguished as among the very best.




Small Business of the Year

This award is presented to the Anne Arundel County business with fewer than 20 employees that have demonstrated outstanding skills in meeting business objectives, serving customers and providing a quality work environment for employees.




Corporate Citizenship Award

Named after the founder of Homestead Gardens Don Riddle, who was a respected community and business leader, the award is presented to recognize a business for its philanthropic contributions and a strong commitment to public service. The award celebrates the recipient’s dedication to giving back to the community.





Non-Profit of the Year Award

This award is presented to an Anne Arundel County organization that has demonstrated strong efforts to successfully pursue its mission and improve the quality of life and business in Anne Arundel County. The selected organization will show superior commitment to working in close partnership with the business community over the last five years.




Green Business of the Year Award

This award is presented to an organization or business that demonstrates extraordinary performance related to environmental practices or has made innovative advances in the “green economy”






The awards will be presented at the Business Hall of Fame Dinner on October 17th. The dinner will be held at the DoubleTree Hotel in Annapolis. For more information on this year’s winners, and to purchase tickets, click here.