Annual Gala

The McLean County Chamber of Commerce celebrated the contributions and accomplishments of its members on Saturday, January 28, 2017 with the presentation of our annual Business Excellence Awards honoring member businesses, agencies, and individuals that have shown outstanding performance, quality customer service and business distinctiveness. Judged and selected by chamber executives from across our state, these prestigious awards will be presented at the Chamber’s Annual Gala.


2016 Business Excellence Award Winners

Legacy of Excellence: Jerome Maddox

Micro Business Excellence: Specs Around Town

Small Business Excellence: First Farmers State Bank

Large Business Excellence: McDonald's Restaurants

Green Excellence: Henson Disposal & Recycling

Nonprofit Excellence: Faith in Action



Congratulations To Our 2016 Finalists!


Micro Business Small Business Large Business
Community Players, Inc. Bloomington Edge Football Bloomington-Normal Marriott
Majestic Interior Design Bloomington Offset Process, Inc. (BOPI) Bloomington Public School District #87
Retrofit Culture Evergreen Raquet Club DESTIHL
Specs Around Town First Farmers State Bank DoubleTree by Hilton
The Gingerbread House Fleet Feet Sports McDonald's Restaurants
Nonprofit Legacy of Excellece Green
The Salvation Army of McLean County Jerome Maddox Henson Disposal & Recycling
Illinois Prairie Community Foundation   Advocate BroMenn Medical Center
Providing Access to Help (PATH)   Mid Central Community Action
Faith in Action of Bloomington-Normal   Candlewood Suites Bloomington-Normal
West Bloomington Revitalization Project    



For additional information and sponsorship opportunities for our 2018 Gala please contact Traci Andracke at 309-829-1183.


2017 Sponsors


Award Sponsors


Micro Business Small Business Green Excellence
Large Business Nonprofit