Awards Gala


The Lima/Allen County Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the 21st Annual Awards Gala on May 2, 2023.  

This is an elegant evening with over 350 attendees is where we recognize area businesses and leaders for their outstanding accomplishments.

UNOH Event Center
Cocktails at 5:30 pm; Dinner served at 6 pm.

This is an elegant evening at which we recognize area businesses and leaders for outstanding accomplishments.

Tickets are $45 each and $320 for a table of eight for members and $60 each and $360 for a table of eight for future members.


Young Leader of the Year Award – Sponsored by Mercy Health
Emily Turner, Sielschott, Walsh, Keifer, Regula & Sherer CPA’s INc
Laura Mitchell, Play Matters, Inc.
Reghan Winkler, Better Business Bureau

Emerging Business of the Year Award – Sponsored by State Bank
Rustgaze Records LLC
& Vibe Coffeehouse & Cafe

Woman-Owned Business of the Year – Sponsored by Huntington National Bank
Precision Falls Haircare,
The Meeting Place on Market,
Tomorrow’s Technology Today

Non-Profit Agency of the Year – Sponsored by Tom Ahl Family of Dealerships
Crossroads Crisis Center, Inc.,
Cornerstone of Hope Lima,
West Ohio Food Bank


ATHENA Award – Sponsored by Lima Chevrolet Cadillac
Keith Horner, Apollo Career Center
Jessika Phillips-NOW Marketing Group
Sally Windle, Artspace Lima

Small Business of the Year – Sponsored by Citizens National Bank
The Meeting Place on Market
Sullivan Insurance Agency
The Flower Loft


View 2022 Awards Gala Photos

View 2020 Awards Gala Photos