Business Awards Program

the program

The business awards program allows the ACC and Economic Development Committee to recognize the efforts of local businesses to support and grow Anthem's commercial and retail presence.


  • Excellence in Community Service (ACC): Recognizes outstanding volunteerism and contributions to Anthem. These contributions set an example of public service and positively impact the community.
  • Commercial Property Improvements (ACC): Recognizes significant improvements to individual commercial properties. These upgrades have improved the appearance of the area, and continue to make a positive impact on their neighbors in the business community. 
  • Business Person of the Year (Chamber): The Anthem Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors selects a Business Person of the Year, based on community involvement, innovation, integrity and business accomplishments. 


  • Anthem commercial property owner or management firm, tenant or home-based business;
  • In good standing with the ACC and applicable HOA (if home-based), with no outstanding fees, assessment or code violations;
  • Started improvements in the award calendar year.
  • Anthem Area Chamber of Commerce member (for Business Person of the Year category only).

previous winners

  1. Excellence in Community Service: Desert Lotus Boutique & Gifts (2016), D.L. Jones & Associates Real Estate (2015), Musical Theater of Anthem (2014), Andrew Z Jewelers (2013), Justin Simons State Farm (2012)
  2. Commercial Property Improvements: Caurus Academy (2016), Hair·N·Dipity Salon & Spa and FPI Studios (2015), Rhapsody School of Music (2014), Creative Castle Preschool (2013)
  3. Business Person of the Year: Justin Simons of Justin Simons State Farm (2016), Dennis Jones of D.L. Jones & Associates Real Estate (2015), Mike Spinelli of Mike Spinelli Photography (2014)
  4. Excellence in Economic Development: Legacy at Anthem Medical (2016)


The 2017 nomination process is now open. Complete the online form below by October 30, 5 p.m. to be considered for nomination.

More information:
Kristi Northcutt,, 623-742-6065 (ACC) or
Heather Maxwell, or 623-322-9127 (Chamber)

business awards nomination form

Please select a category (one business per form):*
 Excellence in Community Service Award 
 Commercial Property Improvements Award

Is this business for-profit or non-profit?*

Nominee Information

Business Name:*

Business Address:*

Briefly describe why you are nominating the property:*
How has this community service/improvement impacted the residents and economic development of Anthem?*
What are the unique characteristics about the community service/property improvements performed?*

Nominator Information




I attest to the accuracy of the information on this form and/or attachments, ant that all may be used for publication.*

Including supporting documents (i.e. before and after photos, letters of support, etc.) is encouraged. Upload up to three documents to support your nomination.