The Leesburg Business Awards

The Leesburg Business Awards take place during small business week each year and celebrate the Leesburg Small Business Community. This year, the 2023 awards will be held on May 3rd from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at Ion International Training Center. This event is free to attend, come celebrate small business week in Leesburg!

Award Categories

Community Ambassador Award

This award celebrates a business or organization that contributes its time, talent, and resources to promote a positive image of Leesburg. Candidates go beyond the daily routine of their work to reach deeper into the Leesburg community to assist others, locate or grow a business, bring attention and recognition to the community as a business location, and/or tourist destination that is a safe place to locate, live, and explore.

Innovations Award

This award was created to celebrate a business or organization that executes an innovative business venture, unique product or service development or other cutting edge business practice. Entries are recognized for originality and invention.

 New/Expanding Business Award

This award celebrates a new or expanding business that either registered as a new business or expanded their current operations/investment in Leesburg between January 1, 2021, and December 31, 2022.  The successful candidate will promote the unique business culture of Leesburg, while acting as a pioneer in enriching the Town’s future.

Arts and Culture Award

This award celebrates a business, organization or individual that contributes to or actively supports the arts, within the Town of Leesburg. Candidates in this category include artists, events or programs that promote Leesburg as a hub of arts and culture.

  The George C. Marshall Award

This award celebrates an individual who has demonstrated an exemplary commitment to the community above and beyond business contributions. Entries in this category are awarded to community leaders who have demonstrated leadership, vision, and community service that our esteemed George C. Marshall would have admired. Individuals are not required to be Leesburg residents but must be connected to a Leesburg business or organization.

Signature Events

Annual Meeting & Community Leadership Awards

The Loudoun Chamber will celebrate its 56th Annual Meeting & Community Leadership Awards on Friday, January 19, 2024. We will honor top community leaders as well as celebrate the success of the 2023 Board of Directors Chair, Carol Barbe of Backflow Technology LLC. We will also welcomed in our 2024 Board and the new Chair Angela Mitchell, owner of ARM Consulting, LLC.  2023 Event Photos


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Chamber Classic

On Monday, August 21, 2023, the 41st Annual Chamber Classic will be held at The Club at Creighton Farms. This event has been Loudoun County’s premier business golf tournament for four decades. The Chamber Classic offers our sponsors tremendous marketing exposure, and an incomparable day of golf on this Jack Nicklaus designed course. 2023 Event Photos

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Small Business Awards

For 29 years, the Loudoun Small Business Awards have been the most prestigious honors celebrating the best small businesses, entrepreneurs and nonprofit organizations in our Loudoun community. We hope you will join us on Friday, November 10, 2023, to congratulate finalists and winners in 9 categories, including the top prize, at the 2023 Small Business of the Year. Winners are announced in front of a live audience of Loudoun’s top business and community leaders.

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Valor Awards

On Thursday, April 27, 2023, the Loudoun Chamber honored 118 of our community’s real life heroes, including several truly heroic citizens, for their courageous, often lifesaving actions at the 38th Annual Loudoun County Valor Awards. Plan to join us next year with Loudoun’s top business and community leaders for this proud Chamber tradition, as we demonstrate respect and appreciation for these dedicated public servants and their selfless acts of heroism and service. Stay tuned for 2024 information.  Event Photos

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