Cobb Chamber of Commerce

Member Services

Award Programs

Our prestigious award programs honor the talents of individual members and celebrate the innovative works of Cobb’s greatest corporate citizens. Throughout the year, the Cobb Chamber presents the following award programs:


Citizens of the Year

Citizen of the Year Awards are given to honor an individual whose impact through the years will be recognized and regarded with pride throughout the area as a role model. These outstanding citizens were chosen for their definable, exceptional deeds, with which he or she has made their community a better place to live. Awards were given to deserving individuals based on local area nominations.


Woman of Distinction

The Woman of Distinction Award has been given annually by Cobb Executive Women at the Cobb Chamber’s First Monday Breakfast in May to a woman who has demonstrated exceptional leadership through her professional endeavors, community involvement, ethical sensitivity and social responsibility thereby supporting and advancing their community and respective fields.


Public Safety Employee of the Year

Given annually in October at the Public Safety Appreciation Breakfast, the Public Safety Employee of the Year honors an individual who has performed his or her job with exceptional skill, expertise, innovation and results, exhibited leadership and increased employee morale, and exhibited critical incident management and a devotion to responsibilities. If circumstances warrant, Awards of Merit, Valor, and/or Distinguished Achievement are named.


Next Generation Award

The Next Generation Award celebrates the accomplishments and influence of young professionals in the workplace and community, and is given by Cobb Young Professionals.


Small Business of the Year

Established in 1982, the Small Business of the Year awards honor the important role that small businesses play in the Cobb community and the economy. In 2004 the Cobb Chamber honored a Top 25 to showcase more of these exceptional companies that make Cobb County a great place to live, work and play.