Entrepreneur Award

The Entrepreneur Award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who has created a commercially viable business within the chemical enterprise.

Recipients of the Entrepreneur award demonstrated passion, persistence and hard work by creating something where nothing existed before or improved on an exiting product or idea.

The hallmark of this contribution is impact: positive impact on people’s lives and positive impact on the economy by creating chemistry jobs that produce a significant impact on the local economy (specifically within the 6 county jurisdiction of the Rochester Local Section).

Selection of Recipient: Nominations are solicited from individuals of the Rochester Local Section and local small businesses. A special judging committee selects the award recipient(s). The award is presented at the Rochester Section’s Recognition Dinner. Both ACS members and non-ACS members are eligible for this award.

Nature of Award: The award consists of a desk award for the individual(s), a plaque for the company, a feature article within the Local Section’s newsletter and on the Rochester Local Section’s website with a link to the company’s website. The award will be presented at the annual Local Section’s Recognition Dinner. Dinner will be offered free of charge to the winner(s) and a guest.

The following documents are available for more information and to nominate an individual:

Guidelines for Entrepreneur of the Year
Nomination Form for Entrepreneur of the Year