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Business Awards
Bowie Business Recognition Awards
The City of Bowie, Maryland and the Greater Bowie Chamber of Commerce are celebrating the Eighth Annual Business Recognition Awards program on Wednesday, May 18, 2016.  The Awards program was created to recognize and celebrate those businesses in the Bowie community that exhibit exemplary efforts to provide outstanding services, products and facilities to all its customers. 

Award Categories
Business of the Year 
This award is for a Bowie company that has demonstrated high-level accomplishments that are a benchmark for other businesses that include financial success, visible community involvement, professional employee work environment, and will excel in customer satisfaction, strategic planning, and business development.

Small Business of the Year 
This award is for a Bowie-based small business that has demonstrated the qualities that make for a prosperous and growing organization in Bowie.

Green Business of the Year
This award is for a company with a Bowie presence who has demonstrated their commitment to environmentally sustainable practices such as energy and water savings, recycling, renewable energy, reduced chemicals or packaging, or employee carpooling/telework.

Incubator Business of the Year
This award is for a growth oriented professional service firm or technology company, with existing clients, whose business is committed to increasing revenues and hiring employees.

Community Service Award
This award is for the Bowie or vicinity business that has demonstrated throughout the year a strong record of involvement in the Bowie community.

Entrepreneur of the Year 
This award is for the Bowie business entrepreneur who has demonstrated outstanding leadership and tenacity in managing all facets of business to include growth in profit and employee numbers coupled with such factors as degree of innovation, development of a creative and ingenious product or service, exceptional selling techniques, and extent of expansion into local markets.

View the list of past Business Award winners.


Nomination deadline for 2016 has passed.

Awards Program and Buffet Breakfast

Awards will be presented at the Bowie Business Awards Program on May 18, 2016. Tickets for the breakfast and program will be handled by the Greater Bowie Chamber of Commerce.

Call 301-262-0920 or visit

Joseph Meinert
Director of Planning and Economic Development

John Henry King
Economic Development Director 

Bowie City Hall
15901 Excalibur Rd.
Bowie, MD 20716

Ph: 301-809-3047
TTY: 301-262-5013

Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.