Nominate a Business Leader or Businessfor 2024 Annual Meeting Awards

It’s the holiday season, we’re on the verge of a new year, and it’s a great time to honor those individuals and businesses that you look forward to working with in 2024. Everyone has their favorite retail, restaurant, and service business. Consider nominating them for one of the Annual Meeting awards. Help us recognize those who are doing outstanding work in our community.

Nominations are open now and will be accepted through Jan. 26. Nominees must be a members of the Conway Area Chamber of Commerce unless otherwise noted.

Award recipients will be honored at the Annual Meeting on March 14, in the following categories:  Guy W. Murphy Distinguished ServiceEstablished in 1957 as the Chamber’s highest form of recognition, this award is presented annually to an individual or group who has rendered special service for the benefit of the community. Candidates have demonstrated an active leadership role for the betterment of the community through involvement in business, civic, and/or social service organizations. (Nominee does not need to be a Conway Area Chamber of Commerce member) Lloyd Westrbook Good Neighbor

Established in 1973, this award is presented annually to an individual who has given of his or her time and talents. Candidates are known for going above and beyond the call of duty to help others. The nominee shall exemplify outstanding public service to the Conway area. (Nominee does not need to be a Conway Area Chamber of Commerce member) Business of the YearRecognizes businesses for their continued growth, innovation, and community involvement. It is presented as the premier honor to a Conway Area Chamber of Commerce member business in one of the following categories: 

Outstanding Hospitality- Outstanding Non-Profit – Outstanding Retailer- Large Employer (100 or more employees)- Small Business (99 or fewer employees) Business Executive of the YearPresented to the owner, executive or president of a business. This award recognizes executives in the community who have displayed outstanding performance in either an individual or collaborative endeavor. This person is a driving force behind the company and works to maintain an enriched business climate and an enhanced quality of life in Conway. 

Young Business Leader of the YearPresented to a community business leader who is 40 years of age or younger. This award recognizes one young professional for helping to create a more vibrant business and social environment for all of Conway’s residents.  

When submitting a nomination, you will be asked to share why you are recommending that person/organization, describe their leadership in the community, and any additional details you feel make them a good candidate for the award. Incomplete nominations will not be considered.  Please contact Therese Williams at or 501.932.5411 for additional event information.