SPRINGFIELD, Mass – July 1, 2022 – The Springfield Regional Chamber (SRC) is seeking nominations for its annual Super 60 awards program. Super 60 recognizes the success of the fastest-growing and privately-owned businesses in the region. Nominations must be submitted by the deadline of August 5, 2022.
Each year, Super 60 identifies the top-performing companies in our region, based on revenue growth and total revenue. In 2019, one-quarter of the Total Revenue winners exceeded $30 million, with all the winners combining for more than $720 million in revenue. In the Revenue Growth category, all winners had growth above 21%, and 50% of the top 30 companies grew by more than 50%.
“Small businesses are the backbone of our region and have been especially resilient throughout the pandemic. We’re thrilled to bring this awards program back to honor our region’s businesses and recognize their successful navigation through the past two years,” said Springfield Regional Chamber president, Diana Szynal.
To be considered, companies must be independently and privately-owned; based in Hampden or Hampshire counties or be a member of the Springfield Regional Chamber; have revenues of at least $1 million in the last fiscal year; and have been in business for at least three full years. Companies are selected based on their percentage of revenue growth over a full three-year period or total revenues for the latest fiscal year.
Companies may be nominated by financial institutions, attorneys, or accountants, or they can self-nominate. Along with an application, nominators must provide net operating revenue figures for the last three full fiscal years, signed and verified by an independent auditor. All financial information must be reported under generally accepted accounting principles and will be considered confidential.
Nomination forms can be found on the Chamber’s website and can be submitted by faxing to SUPER 60, Springfield Regional Chamber, 413.755.1322. Nomination forms must be submitted no later than August 5, 2022. The Super 60 awards will be presented at the annual luncheon and recognition program on October 28, 2022, at the MassMutual Center in Springfield.
The Super 60 award luncheon attracts more than 500 business leaders each year. Super 60 sponsorships are now available. For information, call 413-755-1309 or email Diana Szynal, president of the Springfield Regional Chamber, at email@example.com.
PHOTO CAPTION: Each winning organization receives a personalized award marking their Super 60 achievement. This year’s ceremony will take place at the MassMutual Center on October 28, 2022.