Chamber Honors Outstanding Business and Community Leaders

The Greater Binghamton Chamber hosts a variety of events throughout the year that recognize and celebrate business and community leaders who have gone above and beyond in their commitment to make our community a great place in which to work and live.

Building Broome County

Economic Forecast & Building BC Awards

In February, these awards recognize the innovation and growth of our community via three award categories: Restorative Award, Transformative Award, and Legacy Recognitions.

2024 Winners
  • Restorative Award – Paulus Development

  • Transformative Award – UHS

  • Legacy Recognitions – Universal Instruments; Gagne, Inc.; Sall-Stearns

Annual Spring Awards

In May, we honored five individuals for their accomplishments in business and community leadership. The Greater Binghamton Chamber is pleased to congratulate and recognize the Chamber’s 2023 Award Recipients!

2023 Winners
  • Civic Leader of the Year – Mary O’Malley-Trumble, IBM Endicott

  • Entrepreneur of the Year – Jess Clarke, Big Zues Barbeque

  • Small Business Person of the Year – Maryanne Burke, A.L. Burke, Inc.

  • Distinguished Chamber Volunteer of the Year – Matt Sheehan, Broome-Tioga BOCES

  • Young Professional of the Year – Moved to HYPE Awards – A dedicated YP event

Annual Fall Awards

In November, we honor three community and business leaders as Community Advocate of the Year, Corporate Citizen of the Year and Non-Profit Executive of the Year (this award alternates with Non-Profit Organization of the Year).

2023 Winners
  • Community Advocate of the Year – Johnson City Rotary Club Carousel Day

  • Corporate Citizen of the Year – Sam A. Lupo & Sons Inc.

  • Non-Profit Executive of the Year – Mary Robinson, CEO, Habitat for Humanity NYS

The awards are presented at the Chamber’s Annual Community Thanksgiving Luncheon in November.