BBB Reminder: Torch Award Nominations Are Closing Soon!

July 26, 2017


Thomas Johnson,                                                              
Director of Public and Board Relations, 
BBB Serving Chicago & Northern Illinois, 312-245-2643                       

Judith Ruiz-Branch
PR & Community Outreach Coordinator
BBB Serving Chicago & Northern Illinois, 312-245-2516


BBB Reminder: Torch Award Nominations Are Closing Soon!

There’s less than one month left to nominate your exceptional business for one of the most coveted recognition's a company can receive. The Better Business Bureau Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics and Excellence commends businesses that believe in high standards and consistently demonstrate and integrate them into daily business practices.

It only takes 60 seconds to nominate for a business award that lasts a lifetime! Nominate an outstanding company or self-nominate your company today. The deadline for nominations is Friday, August 11.

All nominees will be invited to the Torch Award Nominee Reception set for Wednesday, October 4th at 2112 Inc., Chicago's business incubator focused on the development of entrepreneurs in music, film/video and creative industries.

 Visit to nominate! Learn more about Torch Award entry guidelines, here.

"The Better Business Bureau Torch Award for marketplace ethics is just an outstanding mechanism for a company to prove to their customers they do business the right way," || Mike Marty- Director of Customer Experience- CDW Enterprises, Past Torch Award Winner.


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