Business of the Year

2017 Businesses of the Year

Each year the Chamber proudly announces the Large, Small, and Home-Based Businesses of the Year at our Annual Awards Gala. This year we have also introduced a Nonprofit Award! The recipients represent the best of the best through their business practices and contributions to the community.  In return, the Chamber recognizes their accomplishment throughout the year in many ways including:

  • Business of the Year banner
  • Business of the Year wall plaque
  • Inclusion on Chamber’s “Business of the Year” webpage
  • Profiled in the VISTA  Newsletter
  • Recognition at the Annual Membership meeting

Nominations for the 2017 Businesses of the Year are now open! Please nominate your favorite Sierra Vista Area Chamber of Commerce Member for this prestigious annual award.* Please note: This year we have added a Nonprofit category to the ballot.
*The nomination deadline is Friday, March 17th, and voting will run from March 27th -April 10th.

Nomination Form


“Receiving the Small Business of the Year award dramatically increased our visibility in the community. It set us apart from our competitors and demonstrated to our customers that they are working with an exceptional local company with a proven reputation for quality workmanship and customer satisfaction. The Chamber’s continued recognition throughout the year has branded our name with success, and we continue to receive referrals.”

— Bill Goethe, Owner Mr. Fix It of Sierra Vista, LLC.

Small Business of the Year 2015

“It has been an honor this past year to hold the title of Large Business of the Year from the Sierra Vista Area Chamber of Commerce.  We are proud to be a part of this community since 1955 and we greatly value our Chamber membership.  As all of our business owners, civic and business leaders understand, it has never been more important to support our local economy.  When we work together – we all win.  Our Chamber helps us accomplish that objective.  All of us at American Southwest Credit Union wish to thank you – our chamber members, the Chamber Board, Management and staff and our wonderful community.  We’re looking forward to continuing our cooperative success.”

— Brian J. Barkdull, President & CEO American Southwest Credit Union

Large Business of the Year 2015

“Once the word got out that we were awarded [Small Business of the Year] our business picked up dramatically. New customers came in saying they read the article and figured we must be a good business to deal with. We’re still busy.”

— Greg Montoya, Owner Monty’s Motors, Inc.

Small Business of the Year 2009


2016 Ambassador of the Year:

Randy Sueskind



2016 Business Person of the Year:

Billy Goethe



2016 Home Based Business of the Year:

Black Rose Etching



2016 Small Business of the Year:

The Landmark Cafe



2016 Large Business of the Year:

Sierra Vista Ace Hardware

Executive Club Members
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