Carlsbad, December 1, 2022 – The Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce announced the opening of nominations for the 2023 Carlsbad Business, Achievement, & Distinction (CBAD) Awards. The CBAD Award Luncheon will be held on Monday, April 24, 2023 at the Westin in Carlsbad. Check back for our special keynote speaker.

2022 was a year of pivoting and stabilization. It is time to pause and honor those companies, organizations, and individuals who made a positive impact in our community through their determination to customer service excellence and beyond. 

Commemorate. Celebrate. Inspire.

The business award categories for 2023 are:

  • Large Business of the Year: This is an overall category that will showcase companies that experienced success in the past 12 months. Success could be based on business growth, growth in profit, growth in staffing levels, or more.
  • Small Business of the Year: This is an overall category that will showcase companies that experienced success in the past 12 months. Success could be based on business growth, growth in profit, growth in staffing levels, or more.
  • Innovative Business of the Year: This category is to highlight companies that have had success innovating with products, services or more.  Companies that have innovated forward during a post-covid world and kept the business going and growing are good candidates for this category.
  • Community Impact Award (Large & Small Companies): This category is to highlight companies making a positive impact in our community – either through who you are, what you do, organizations and activities you support or philanthropy. **Nonprofits not accepted for this award, please see nonprofit category**
  • Best Place to Work (Large & Small Companies): This category is to shine a light on those companies that are truly great places to work.  Does your company provide great benefits or a flexible work arrangement? Does your company promote a healthy work/life balance?  Is there a great sense of “team” or extra perks?  We would love to hear your story.
  • Nonprofit of the Year: This category is for our amazing nonprofits who do so much to make our community thrive.
2023 Nominations are closed.

This event will also be acknowledging major contributions to our communities in other areas: Education, Public Safety, and First Responders. For information about event sponsorship or individual ticket sales, contact: [email protected]

About Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce:
The Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce is the largest chamber in north San Diego County with approximately 1,100 members.  The Carlsbad Chamber acts as a regional economic catalyst, leadership convener and community champion. The Mission of the Carlsbad Chamber is to promote business through member services, economic and community development, and public policy that balances economic prosperity with quality of life.

Media Contact:
Jess Levy, Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce
[email protected]
760-931-8400 X 209

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