BBB Awards for Marketplace Excellence


BBB Calls for Nominations for the 2017 Western Massachusetts Awards for Marketplace Excellence

The Better Business Bureau of Central New England is pleased to announce a call for nominations for the 2017 Western Massachusetts Awards for Marketplace Excellence.
The Awards for Marketplace Excellence are presented to honor businesses that have consistently demonstrated the highest standards and practices in cultivating ethical buyer/seller relationships.  The award celebrates businesses that epitomize corporate responsibility and always do what's right by their customers.
"We encourage our local community to nominate businesses that uphold the standards of BBB, demonstrating corporate responsibility and honest marketplace practices," said Nancy B. Cahalen, President and CEO of the Better Business Bureau of Central New England. "We anticipate many excellent nominations and entries and look forward to celebrating this spring."      
Award honorees convey to the Central New England community of businesses that upholding the ethical standards of the Better Business Bureau is the hallmark of a successful business.
Award nominations will be evaluated by an independent panel of judges. Businesses must meet the following criteria to be eligible for nomination:
  • Maintain high standards of behavior towards customers, suppliers and employees.
  • Have a history of ethical business practices, and community involvement.
  • Be a for-profit company that has been in business for a minimum of three (3) years in our service area.
  • Nominees must have a satisfactory record with the BBB and may not have been the recipient of the  Award for Marketplace Excellence within the last three years.
Businesses and consumers are invited to submit the name of a business you believe displays outstanding integrity in their business practices and demonstrates commitment to the community.  Please submit nominations no later than February 14, 2017.