The Sacramento Rainbow Chamber of Commerce is seeking a high-level performer who has had leadership success within his or her business and the business community as well as leadership success within the Sacramento LGBT community.  This person has served as a role model and will continue to serve as a role model for the entire community.

The strongest nominee will be selected by the Business Leader of the Year Committee, which will consist of leaders from the Business and Local Community.

Completed Nominee Applications are due by August 15, 2016, and the selection will be made prior to September 15, 2016.

The 2016 Business Leader of the Year will be honored at the Sacramento Rainbow Chamber of Commerce Gala on Thursday, September 15, 2016, 6 to 9 p.m., at the Dante Club in Sacramento.

Rules of Application for Business Leader of the Year:

  1. Member in Good Standing with the Sacramento Rainbow Chamber of Commerce
  2. Nomination Application, with Picture and One (1) Letter of  Reference
  3. Signed Letter of Commitment by Nominee

Awardee will be asked to make a 3-minute acceptance speech at the RCC Gala on September 15th, 2016, and ride on the Rainbow Chamber float in the 2017 Sacramento Pride.  In addition, the Awardee may be asked to participate in photographs to be used on the RCC Website and other RCC promotion materials or promotional video. 

Nominee Application